News

Parkland Set to Bring Video Interpretation In-House

Parkland Health and Hospital System will hire as many as 80 in-house, full-time employees to serve the bulk of its interpretation needs, an “insourcing” decision the system says will save more than $1 million. The county hospital has been plugged ... Full Story

Texas HHSC Official Steps Down Over Contract Issues

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission reached another milestone in its ongoing contracting saga this week, as Chief Operating Officer Heather Griffith Peterson resigned after two years on the job. The agency’s procurement issues are well-documented and not new, ... Full Story

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Personnel Moves

Carlos Arteaga

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern has named Dr. Carlos Arteaga as its new director for the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Arteaga replaces Dr. James Wilson, who left in 2016 to become... Full Story

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Features

Why Walnut Hill Medical Center Went Belly Up

When physician-invested Walnut Hill Medical Center opened a few years ago in Dallas, it was among the nation’s most upscale hospitals. Then, just three years after it opened, Walnut Hill unceremoniously declared bankruptcy. How—and why—did it happen?... Full Story