CenseoHealth, a leading provider of in-home physician assessments, today announced the appointment of Kevin McNamara as chief executive officer. Kevin will work closely with CenseoHealth’s Co-founder and President, Bales Nelson, to drive strategic growth while further expanding the company’s suite of services to meet growing demand. In conjunction with this appointment, David Brailer will assume the role of chairman of the CenseoHealth board. Founded in 2009, CenseoHealth’s in-home physician visits help improve the quality of care and reduce healthcare costs for Medicare Advantage, Commercial, and Medicaid plan members. CenseoHealth’s services fill a critical role in the healthcare delivery system as demand for… Full Story
USMD Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announced today that David Tietze, M.D., has joined USMD Affiliated Services. Dr. Tietze specializes in internal medicine and sports medicine and has been added to USMD’s expanding provider base to support the growing healthcare needs of patients in the Arlington community. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Tietze to USMD,” said Richard Johnston, M.D., chief physician officer and executive vice president of USMD Holdings. “The addition of Dr. Tietze will allow USMD to continue providing each of our patients with the high-quality and personalized care they have come to expect from… Full Story
Methodist Health System Foundation has announced the appointment of Robin Daniels as vice president of development. In this role, Daniels will lead key capital campaigns and work with North Texas leaders to further the mission of Methodist Health System. Daniels joined Methodist Health System in October 2012 as director of community and public relations for Methodist Dallas Medical Center. She quickly assessed the community relations’ needs for the Methodist flagship hospital, working to increase visibility, build patient loyalty, and expand the Methodist brand into new service areas. Recognized for her leadership abilities, progressive thinking, and business development skills, Daniels was… Full Story
José Padilla, JD, has been named general counsel for Lumin Health – a privately owned and operated healthcare enterprise based in Irving, Texas. He previously served as assistant general counsel for Aristocrat Technologies in Las Vegas, Nevada. “I am very pleased to welcome José to the Lumin Health team,” said Dr. Douglas Won, founder and chief executive officer. “José will help further our goals of high performance and integrity, and our patients and staff will benefit from the depth of his expertise. He is joining us at an exciting time as we continue to seek new opportunities for the growth and… Full Story
Broadcast journalist Janet St. James has been named assistant vice president of strategic communications for HCA’s North Texas division. “Janet is the trusted source for consumer health information in Dallas Fort Worth,” says HCA North Texas Division President Erol Akdamar, “She exemplifies HCA North Texas’ commitment to delivering excellence always and will be an ideal complement to our growing communications team.” A 25-year veteran of television journalism, St. James most recently served as senior reporter for WFAA-TV in Dallas for the past 18 years. With a focus on health and medicine, her reporting has been a dependable source for health news and led to changes… Full Story
Radiology Associates of North Texas, P.A. announced today that effective March 2, 2015, Corbin Wilson, JD, CMPE will be taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), for the practice. Corbin brings a wealth of experience and expertise in large physician practice management and healthcare law. Prior to joining Radiology Associates, Corbin spent 8 years as Executive Director and President of the JPS Physician Group, a multi-specialty group with over 180 physicians and mid-level providers. In this role, he provided executive oversight to all departments within the organization and was instrumental in the group’s growth and profitability. Prior to… Full Story
Ellen Haynes, formerly director of development at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been named vice president of major gifts and corporate giving at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC). Haynes brings 18 years of health care fundraising experience to the hospital. The appointment comes at a time when TSRHC has announced plans to build an ambulatory surgical center in Frisco, the first major satellite operation in the hospital’s 94-year history. “The hospital has a unique opportunity,” said TSRHC President and CEO Robert L. Walker. “As we expand access to care north, bringing on a knowledgeable and experienced development officer… Full Story
Allied BioScience, a Dallas-based biotechnology company that produces antimicrobial surface coatings, today announced Jules Sullivan as the company’s new vice president of health care. In this role, Sullivan will pioneer the introduction and adoption of ABS’ antimicrobial products in the health care industry, specifically in market segments such as hospitals, surgery centers, long-term care facilities and other non-acute care settings. “As we begin to introduce an entirely new level of clean for medical environments, we are fortunate to have Jules at the helm, given his high-level experience in bringing new medical technologies to market,” said Michael Ruley, CEO of ABS.… Full Story
Dr. Paul Fabela will practice at USMD’s Fort Worth Clinic. He completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Utah Hospital and his medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School. Upon completion of medical training, Dr. Fabela spent nearly two years working as an internal medicine physician at an outpatient clinic in Weatherford, Texas.
Dr. Hedieh Davanloo will practice at USMD’s Arlington North Clinic. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medicine Center and her medical degree at Friedrich-Schiller University Medical School in Germany. Upon completing her residency, she worked as assistant professor and faculty at University of North Texas Health Science Center where she was actively involved in teaching osteopathic medical students, internal medicine and family medicine residents and geriatric medicine fellows. She also has more than 12 years of experience caring for patients in the Fort Worth community.