The Features That Graced the Pages of D Magazine and D CEO In 2014

We began the year with a feature about the impact football has had upon a legendary Cowboys player’s brain. And by the end of 2014, D Magazine and D CEO had covered everything from the rebirth of the nation’s second largest hospital chain to Collin County’s appeal to the medical community. Below, we look back on each feature ran in the two magazines in 2014. Full Story

UTSW Doctors Are Tackling Obesity With Medical Research

More than one out of three adults in the United States is obese. That leads to millions of deaths each year from a host of related conditions that are largely preventable, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Fortunately, research by a team led by Dr. David Mangelsdorf of UT Southwestern Medical Center could help. Mangelsdorf, chair and professor of pharmacology, is looking into proteins called nuclear receptors, which flip genes on and off. Full Story

From A Hospital Building Boom To Reference Pricing, Here Are 2014’s Healthcare Columns

Every other month, D CEO magazine features a healthcare column. We’ve dealt with the health of executives and presenteeism and medical tourism. The columns have also tackled newsworthy trends in Dallas, such as why North Texas is building so many hospitals. Here’s some healthcare reading material for the holiday. Full Story

How To Make Your Employees Lose Nearly 50,000 Pounds In 3 Years

Few industries are as critical to the vibrancy of North Texas as healthcare. The sector adds more than $52 billion to the local economy each year and supports at least 600,000 regional jobs. It’s also tough to find a field with a more virtuous mission; after all, healthcare companies and workers are in the business of improving and saving lives. We think that’s worth a little recognition. D CEO’s new Excellence in Healthcare Awards—produced in partnership with our online news site, D Healthcare Daily—honor industry executives, practitioners, innovators, researchers, and others who stand out in their fields. The inaugural program attracted… Full Story

Reflections On An Alignment: Cleveland Clinic Teams With Baylor Scott & White

Cleveland Clinic is the No. 1 heart hospital in the country, according to U.S News & World Report. And now, this top program is seeking alliances to help extend its high-quality, efficient, effective care across the country. Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute’s leaders say they are looking for organizations that not only deliver care it would be proud of, but organizations that align with them culturally. Full Story