TPC Names New CEO and President

TPC named Roger Nolan as the healthcare group’s new president and chief executive officer.  TPC is a partnership of healthcare providers that work together so that they can have the financial and operational benefits of a single system without having to sacrifice independence. Nolan will begin his role in September. Nolan has been in the healthcare industry for over 30 years and most recently worked as a principal in business development and practice operations with the Irving-based company Vizient. He has experience with TPC, as he led the MedAssets team that was assigned to the TPC account from a previous… Full Story

North Texas City is One of the Least Stressed in the Country

Plano was ranked as the sixth least stressed city in the country, according to a WalletHub study ranking 182 American cities from most to least stressed. Dallas ranked as the 46th most stressed city in the study.  The results were determined by four categories of stress: work, financial, family, and health and safety. Irving, Grand Prairie, Arlington, Garland, and Fort Worth were also included in the study and ranked in the less stressful half of the 182 cities. Irving came in at 149, Grand Prairie at 122, Arlington at 106, Garland at 103, and Fort Worth at 100. Although Plano is… Full Story

Tenet Healthcare Collects Over 4 Million Servings of Cereal During Drive

Tenet Healthcare’s 2019 Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive collected over 4.5 million servings of cereal, helping over 100 local food banks and non-profit pantries. The annual drive aims to combat hunger, especially among children who lose access to school-provided nutrition during the summer. “Every day, our caregivers and supporting colleagues work hard to improve the health and well-being of our neighbors and ultimately save lives, and we are deeply grateful for their efforts,” Ron Rittenmeyer, Executive Chairman and CEO of Tenet, said via press release. “We are inspired by their compassion and energized by their unfaltering commitment to not only… Full Story

Texas Health Sports Medicine Breaks Ground in Collin County

Texas Health Sports Medicine broke ground on their $10 million Collin County facility this week, providing access to orthopedic surgeons, injury rehabilitation, and performance training as the first hospital-based space of its kind in North Texas. Texas Health Sports Medicine is teaming up with Athlete Training and Health and Allen Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen to provide care for athletes through their injuries to full recovery.  The facility will also be open to the public for fitness classes, and local organizations or teams will be able to rent out space to practice. The facility is… Full Story

Vivify Health Named Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

Vivify Health’s Pathways Program was named the Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution in the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, beating out over 3,500 other nominations from 15 different countries. According to a recent survey, 83 percent of patients are interested in receiving virtual care, but only 17 percent currently have access to it. Pathways mobile allows for providers to deliver remote care programs, and for users to personalize care plans that fit their individual schedule and needs. The virtual care platform received a 97 percent patient satisfaction feedback and more than 8 times ROI, and is part of the shift… Full Story