DFW Hospital Council Names Trustees for 2017

Terming out are Dr. John Warner, the VP and CEO of UT Southwestern University Hospitals; Kenneth Hutchenrider, the president of Methodist Richardson; Cindy Schamp, the president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving; and Debbie Paganelli, the president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Full Story

Texas Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Agree on Contract Rates, But One Hurdle Remains

Texas Health Resources and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas have agreed upon the financial details on a contract extension that would keep the Arlington system’s hospitals and affiliated physicians in-network, but a 90-day exit clause requested by Texas Health is keeping the insurance giant from signing. Full Story

California Radiology Practice Inks Partnerships With DFW Hospitals

The California-based Radiology Partners physician practice announced that it would be expanding into North Texas through partnerships with a long term acute care hospital chain and a pair of hospitals in Sunnyvale and Dallas, both of which are joint ventures between Baylor Scott & White Health and the Tenet Healthcare Corp. Full Story