Baylor Partners With Prominent Research Nonprofit TGen In Precision Medicine Initiative

Baylor and TGen have announced they’re forming a large-scale research consortium, beginning with efforts to further personalize oncology—diagnose tumors sooner, then develop individualized treatment paths to increase the patient’s chance of survival. Researchers for each institution have worked together on studies in the past, like one in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal, which was the publication’s most cited white paper in 2013. Full Story

Two North Texas Health Systems In Becker’s 50 Great List

Becker’s Hospital Review has released its annual list of 50 Great Health Systems to Know, featuring two from the Dallas area. Quoting the magazine, each is highlighted for efforts to “provide high-quality healthcare to the communities they serve. “To compile this list, the Becker’s editorial team conducted research, choosing systems that have several awards for clinical and general excellence. The team also queried healthcare leaders on what systems stood out to them in terms of overall excellence, and those systems were considered for inclusion.” Below are the two in North Texas, head here to see the full list. Baylor Scott & White… Full Story

The Now Former Chief Of Forest Park’s Real Estate Group Details New Venture, Departure

Derrick Evers has been the CEO of the Uptown-based Neal Richards Group since its inception in the late 2000s. Formed as a way for its physician owners to raise equity and arrange debt financing for a system of high-end hospitals, the company under Evers opened Forest Park locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, Southlake, and San Antonio, as well as another planned venture in Austin that has yet to open. As of last Friday, Evers and three top executives are no longer with the company. And this week, he announced the formation of Kaizen Development Partners, which, like Neal Richards Group, will focus on developing healthcare projects in North Texas and beyond. Full Story