Dallas-Fort Worth healthcare workers are paid slightly more than the national average, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Healthcare practitioners and technical workers—such as physicians, nutritionists and therapists—earn a mean hourly wage of $35.53 an hour, which is ... Full Story
The North Texas health information exchange (HIE) is up and running. The North Texas Accountable Care Partnership (NTAHP) morphed from a pilot project in early May. Two major systems—Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Methodist Health System—participated in the launch. ... Full Story
Three North Texas companies and five people have been recognized in this week’s Accolades.
Nearly all U.S. employers who offer employer-sponsored insurance are likely to continue to provide those benefits to workers in 2014.
The Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Tech Price Index from this month shows a decrease price in almost every category of top supply items since last year. Full Story
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert to healthcare providers not to use sterile products made and distributed by Dallas-based compounding pharmacy NuVision Pharmacy because of concerns about a lack of sterility. The FDA issued the ... Full Story
An Addison-based construction company is in late planning stages for Timberland Professional Park in north Fort Worth.
Methodist Charlton has opened a sleep diagnostic center to serve adults and children.
Panelists at the Health Industry Council’s recent Southwest Transactions conference in Dallas were asked what strategies are driving hospital mergers and acquisitions (M&A) today, compared with the 1980s and 1990s. The short answer: Size. Jack Hess, a partner at Financial ... Full Story
Lately we’ve seen some traditional Dallas companies investing in technology and expanding in non-traditional ways. By finding innovative uses of mobile applications and cloud-based services, these firms aren’t just digitizing what they do, but creating opportunities for their own companies and their customers. When the convergence of communications services and... 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