Conversation With: Physician/Inventor Dr. David Albert On The ‘Uberfication’ Of Healthcare

Dr. David Albert is a prolific inventor, researcher, and cardiologist. You may know the Oklahoma native from a story in 2011, when a physician with his AliveCor ECG software used it to help detect that a man on a flight was having a heart attack. The doctor got the pilot to ground the flight and helped him be transported to a nearby emergency facility. The man lived. He’ll be in town next Wednesday—here’s what he had to say about the past, present, and future of healthcare innovation. Full Story

Dallas CEO Gets Recognition In National Magazine

Becker’s Hospital Review on Wednesday named what it deems four of the most “interesting and successful” CEOs in the country, with Dallas-based Tenet’s Trevor Fetter rubbing shoulders with those of Community Health System, Prime Healthcare, and the Hospital Corporation of America. Full Story

Baylor S&W’s Allison: ‘Texas Way’ Lacks Legislative Traction, Eyes Now Set On Expanding Medicaid 1115 Waiver

Joel Allison, CEO of Baylor Scott & White Health, doubts the Texas Legislature will pass any state-tailored program aimed at accessing federal Medicaid expansion dollars via the likes of block grants, variable benefit packages, or health savings accounts. Full Story

From Family Physicians To Oncologists, Here Are The Best Doctors In Collin County

Best Doctors in Collin County is a peer-review voting process. This year, we mailed a letter to 8,938 local doctors from our online directory, inviting them to vote using a ballot on our website. They could vote for up to three doctors in 38 categories. The nomination form asked them to vote bearing in mind the following question: which Dallas doctors would you trust with the care of a loved one? This year, 5,971 votes were cast by 542 doctors. We vetted each voter’s Texas medical license number to ensure they were valid. We then sent the results to an… Full Story