Celebrating 20 Years
Established in 1995 as one of the largest private foundation along the U.S.-Mexico border. We strive to promote health and prevent disease through leadership in health education, research and advocacy.
Focus is placed on communities living in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in far west Texas, Doña Ana, Luna, and Otero Counties in southern New Mexico, and in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Invested more than $141 million in the mission of the Foundation and granted to more than 300 organizations across the Borderplex.
Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange
The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a non-profit organization created with the purpose of improving the quality of health care in the community we serve. Members of the HIE plan to work together as a collaborative of major and community health care providers through the secure sharing of privacy-protected health information about patients and the sharing of best practices for the improvement of care. Members include hospitals, physicians, allied health providers, outpatie...
June 27, 2016
I had the distinct honor of being named the CEO of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) and our affiliated foundations just six months ago. As you can imagine, it’s been a busy transition. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the boards and staff of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Paso del Norte Foundation and Fundación Paso del Norte and to so many in our community for your support.
In this short time, the business of the Health Foundation has continued full steam. We held our annual meeting in May; welcomed new board officers and board members; continued grant...
Posted on June 6, 2016 by Guest Author
I recently had the opportunity to accompany my eleven year old son on his first official Boy Scout camp-out. As a father who was once a scout himself and loved to camp as a young man, I found myself a little anxious about the experience. I wanted my son to love camping the way I had when I was young. In this day and age of computers and video games, I was worried how this real life experience would match up against the virtual world he’d become accustomed to in his Minecraft video game.
Upon arriving at camp, I was quickly relieved to discover that the young people of today...