The Nation’s First Four Uterine Transplants From A Living Donor Performed at Baylor University Medical Center

Over eight days in September, Baylor University Medical Center performed the first four living-donor uterine transplants ever done in North America. Three of those had to be taken out, but the East Dallas hospital remains “cautiously optimistic” that the fourth patient will be the nation’s first to achieve uterine functionality after a transplant. Full Story

Dallas-Fort Worth Leads Texas in Healthcare Companies on Inc. 5000 List

Eighteen healthcare companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area made Inc. magazine’s annual 5,000 list, which attempts to chronicle the fastest growing private companies in the nation. That’s more healthcare companies than any other metropolitan area in Texas, and shows the variety that exist here: Home health, tech, pharmaceutical, provider networks, staffing centers, and services companies. Full Story

From Dallas Innovates: A Q&A With Essilor of America’s Dallas-based President

Our sister website Dallas Innovates this week published a Q&A with the president of Dallas-based Essilor of America Inc., Eric Leonard. The company was formed 44 years ago with the merger of French eyeware brands Essel and Silor and has three regional headquarters in the world. For North America, that’s in Dallas. Full Story