The healthcare sector adds $52 billion to the North Texas economy each year and supports more than 600,000 regional jobs. These two facts figured prominently into D Magazine Partners’ decision in July 2012 to start a news site that focuses on the business of healthcare in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties. D CEO Healthcare covers issues of importance to three core groups: physicians and physician practices, hospitals and a broad range of healthcare companies—and the professionals who serve them, and employers and insurance/wellness companies.

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Editorial Staff

  • Glenn Hunter, Executive Editor, D CEO

    Glenn Hunter has been executive editor of D CEO, D magazine’s business publication, since 2007. Under his leadership, D CEO was named the best magazine in its category by the City and Regional Magazine Association. It also was named the country’s best regional business magazine by the Alliance of Area Business Publications, and has received four Best In Business awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, including one for general excellence. Hunter previously was editor of the Dallas Business Journal for eight years. Before that he edited or reported for publications in New Mexico, California, and Missouri. Born and reared in Santa Barbara, Calif., Hunter is a journalism graduate of Arizona State University. He has written over the years for national publications and web sites and for newspapers including the Arizona Republic, the Boston Phoenix and the Los Angeles Times. He is married to Dallas native Jeanne Prejean, who is also a journalist.


Contributing Editors

Contributing editors were recommended by D CEO Healthcare’s Partners, Advisory Council, and editors. These esteemed experts provide a variety of on-the-ground perspectives from various healthcare segments. For more information, contact Olivia Nguyen at

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The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the country’s most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live and work. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses that represent all facets of the North Texas business community.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health is a 135-member coalition of area employers and other healthcare stakeholders committed to market-based health care reform that promotes healthcare quality, transparency, accountability, and affordability. Members include American Airlines, Bell Helicopter Textron, Brinker International, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, JC Penney, Neiman Marcus, Sabre Holdings, Southwest Airlines, and Texas Instruments. A member of the Texas Business Group on Health and the National Business Coalition on Health, DFWBGH’s goals are to empower employers to make informed healthcare purchasing decisions and to encourage healthcare providers to continuously improve their performance.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in our region. With more than 43 years of collaboration and driven by elite members, it provides education sessions, networking opportunities, and competitive intelligence. The mission of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council is to enhance hospital value by continually promoting patient safety and cost effective, quality healthcare in the region.

The Health Industry Council is a unique membership organization where a diverse and dynamic group of healthcare leaders connect and foster change. Its members, dedicated to collaboration, all have a common goal—to deliver quality, effective healthcare. HIC supports this mission by promoting business best practices and innovation, creating opportunities to promote our market on a regional and national basis, by connecting the disparate parts of the industry by cultivating relationships, by being an information resource, and serving as a neutral ground for brainstorming, pilot projects, and creative solutions.

  • Carolyn Poirot

    I am trying to find a phone number for someone who can confirm that I am registered for the conference tomorrow morning. Rich Connor of the Fort Worth Business Press asked me to cover the conference and said he would buy a ticket if I need one to get into the meeting, but I have not heard anything further. Please send a phone number so I can confirm before driving over. Thank you, Carolyn Poirot