The health of Texas children has been improving, according to the most recent federal survey. The Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health conducted surveys in 2003, 2007 and 2011. The state has shown progress on several health-status measures. ... Full Story
More than 1 out of 3 healthcare consumers say keeping down insurance costs is more important than keeping their physician.
Accountable care organizations are expected to be the most pervasive value-based model forhealth plans.
Only about 3 out of 10 Texans with arthritis walk at least 90 minutes a week, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). About 6 out of 10 arthritis sufferers in Texas do not walk at all in a ... Full Story
Three people and nine companies have been recognized in this week’s Accolades.
A North Carolina mobile application company ranked four Dallas-Fort Worth hospitals among its top 12 in its Texas Patient Engagement Index.
Texas Health Resources has opened Texas Health Springwood Center Uptown Dallas with a menu of behavioral services geared toward residents of the district. Operated by Texas Health Springwood Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, the center offers counseling services that include complimentary private consultations, ... Full Story
FitnessGram is under assault, as it seems to be every legislative session. FitnessGram measures a child’s fitness in several ways. It assesses students’ aerobic capacity and body composition as well as muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. The tool—developed by the ... Full Story
Management, Ed Whitacre says, is 95 percent about people. “If you can get that part right—the people part—most times the other stuff will work itself out,” says the plain-spoken Texan. He ought to know. For nearly two decades, the Ennis native successfully ran two of the country’s biggest companies: SBC... Full Story
Animation studio Reel FX turns 20 this year. But in many ways, the under-the-radar creative shop run by Steve O’Brien in Deep Ellum still feels and acts like a startup. Maybe it’s the “margatini” drink recipe scribbled in the lower left-hand corner of the white board. It’s right there alongside... Full Story