Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips held her first all-staff meeting, which focused on her leadership style, the legislative session, employee engagement and next steps for HHS.

Video: Highlights — Executive Commissioner Dr. Phillips' Message to Staff

June 7, 2019

Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips held her first all-staff meeting, which focused on her leadership style, the legislative session, employee engagement and next steps for HHS.

Mirsa Douglass, senior transformation specialist in the HHS Office of Transformation and Innovation, improves processes across the agency by creating efficiencies.

HHS Spotlight Video: Office of Transformation and Innovation

May 22, 2019

Mirsa Douglass, senior transformation specialist in the HHS Office of Transformation and Innovation, improves processes across the agency by creating efficiencies.

HHS Names New Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Executive Commissioner

HHS Names New Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Executive Commissioner

May 16, 2019

HHS Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips named two veterans in the human services field to executive leadership positions.

Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

Protect Yourself Against Phone Scams

April 9, 2019

Keep your information and money secure by staying aware of possible telephone scams involving people who falsely identify themselves as a Health and Human Services employee.

At 99, Foster Grandparent Volunteer Makes a Difference Every Day

At 99, Foster Grandparent Volunteer Makes a Difference Every Day

March 29, 2019

Conster Davis really wanted the seamstress job when she went to volunteer at the Corpus Christi State School in 1997.

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Honored

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Honored

March 22, 2019

Chief Deputy Executive Commissioner Cecile Young was honored for her outstanding contribution to public service by Executive Women in Texas Government and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs earlier this month.

DSHS is on Instagram

DSHS Launches Instagram Account

March 5, 2019

The Texas Department of State Health Services has launched an Instagram account to reach new audiences of Texans and help protect and guide their health.

The Texas Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Dr. Courtney N. Phillips as Health and Human Services executive commissioner.

Phillips Confirmed as HHS Executive Commissioner

February 27, 2019

The Texas Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Dr. Courtney N. Phillips as Health and Human Services executive commissioner.

HHS Chief Medical Director Dr. Ryan D. Van Ramshorst

Van Ramshorst Takes on Chief Medical Director Role

February 26, 2019

Dr. Ryan D. Van Ramshorst is the new chief medical director for HHS, driving the clinical vision to ensure Texans on Medicaid and CHIP get the best services available.

Health Care Parity

Parity Ensures Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders Get Equal Care

February 22, 2019

Health-care parity recognizes that treatment of mental health conditions and substance use disorders is just as important as physical health.