The healthcare sector adds $52 billion to the North Texas economy each year and supports more than 600,000 regional jobs. These two facts figured prominently into D Magazine Partners’ decision in July 2012 to start a news site that focuses on the business of healthcare in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties. D CEO Healthcare covers issues of importance to three core groups: physicians and physician practices, hospitals and a broad range of healthcare companies—and the professionals who serve them, and employers and insurance/wellness companies.

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Will Maddox heads D CEO Healthcare as editor and serves as a senior editor at D CEO magazine. Previously, Will covered East Dallas news for the East Dallas-Lakewood Advocate. His journalism career started at his college newspaper, and he’s written on everything from hair bands to segregation. He grew in Austin and has lived in Dallas for eight years. You can drop him a note at and follow him on Twitter here.

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The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the country’s most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live and work. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses that represent all facets of the North Texas business community.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health is a 135-member coalition of area employers and other healthcare stakeholders committed to market-based health care reform that promotes healthcare quality, transparency, accountability, and affordability. Members include American Airlines, Bell Helicopter Textron, Brinker International, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, JC Penney, Neiman Marcus, Sabre Holdings, Southwest Airlines, and Texas Instruments. A member of the Texas Business Group on Health and the National Business Coalition on Health, DFWBGH’s goals are to empower employers to make informed healthcare purchasing decisions and to encourage healthcare providers to continuously improve their performance.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in our region. With more than 43 years of collaboration and driven by elite members, it provides education sessions, networking opportunities, and competitive intelligence. The mission of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council is to enhance hospital value by continually promoting patient safety and cost effective, quality healthcare in the region.