News

Texas Health Dallas Has A New Robot Nurse

Texas Health Dallas will soon deploy, on a pilot basis, a new artificial intelligence-fueled robot nurse named Moxi, which the system says could help it free up its nursing and other staff members to do the more important work. Texas ... Full Story

Dallas-based Steward Health Care Closes Hospital In Ohio

Dallas-based Steward Health Care has officially closed the doors to its Ohio-based Northside Regional Medical Center. The hospital operator, which recently moved its headquarters to Dallas, said in August that it would shutter the operation due to declining patient volumes. ... Full Story

ACAP Picks A President Of Its SimplePay Division

ACAP Health has named Scott Schoenvogel to lead its SimplePay Health division. Schoenvogel comes over from Compass PHS, a company he founded and helped build to more than 2,200 clients and 1.5 million members. Compass was acquired by Alight Solutions ... Full Story

MedStar Bolsters Fleet with First ‘Type 1’ Ambulances

Fort Worth-based MedStar is putting $13.5 million toward a new fleet of ambulances. The governmental authority has typically used the van-like “type 3” vehicles. The new investment gives MedStar “type 1” ambulances, with the patient compartment attached to a pick-up ... Full Story

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Personnel Moves

Kathy Early

USMD Hospital at Fort Worth

USMD Hospital at Fort Worth has named Kathy Early its chief executive officer and chief nursing officer. Early has been serving in those roles on an interim basis since June,... Full Story

Chris York

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine
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Features

The Medical Procedure That Can Help Fix Your Brain

Smithsonian once tagged it as "the most futuristic medical treatment ever imagined": A surgeon drills a hole in the skull and inserts a device deep in the brain so that constant electrical pulses can calm movement disorders like Parkinson’s and Essential Tremor. A Collin County neurosurgeon has been doing it as... Full Story