“There is No Silver Bullet” for Fixing Texas’ Uninsured Problem: D CEO Breakfast Panel Recap

Last week, D CEO and the Dallas Regional Chamber hosted another installment of our D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panels. We were fortunate to have some of the brightest minds in health insurance join us and educate guests on what is next for health insurance in North Texas. With representatives from the C-suites of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, and Texas Health Aetna, we discussed what role the major health insurers have in everything from improving the social determinants of health to price transparency. Improving the social determinants of health is not an easy task, but research shows… Full Story

D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel: What’s Next for Health Insurance

D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel: What’s next for health insurance?   The health insurance industry is one of the country’s most dynamic, complicated, and impactful. Ideas about the best way to provide healthcare are discussed everywhere from the highest echelons of government to living rooms across America. With increasing costs, changing risk and employer relationships, and new regulations, the insurance world is increasingly complex and important to employers, providers, patients, and everyone in between.   At D CEO, our Healthcare Breakfast Panels serve as an opportunity for health professionals to network, but more importantly, the panels are educational opportunities for our… Full Story

The Finalists for D CEO’s 2019 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

D CEO Magazine and D CEO Healthcare are pleased to recognize outstanding healthcare executives, healthcare CEOs, practitioners, and other innovative industry leaders with its sixth annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards program. Celebrate and network with esteemed fellow finalists and healthcare leaders over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Fashion Institute Gallery on Tuesday, November 19, from 6-8 p.m. Reserve your tickets here. Outstanding Healthcare Executive Jim Hinton, CEO, Baylor Scott & White Patti Niles, CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance Ronald Rittenmeyer, CEO, Tenet Health Pamela Stoyanoff, President, Methodist Health System Outstanding Healthcare Practitioner Richard Dickerman, Methodist Health System Daniel Gossett, Children’s Medical Center Plano… Full Story

Women Leaders Share Insights at D CEO’s Healthcare Breakfast

“I had basically thrown myself into a men’s club at the age of 26, as general surgery is sort of the last bastion of maleness,” said Terre McGlothin, a breast cancer surgeon and owner of Breast Cancer Surgeons of Texas, as she compared her early career to a Dallas Cowboys locker room. “It was like stacking two hats on my head. I was a girl, but got counted as a member of a guy’s group.” Four women leaders each representing hospital administration, pediatrics, surgery, and nursing were invited to speak at the Women Leaders Healthcare Breakfast Panel on August 28th… Full Story

Join Us for D CEO’s Women Leaders Healthcare Breakfast Panel

In 2018, women made up the majority of applicants to medical school. Just 40 percent of physicians are women, and even fewer move into leadership. Only 22 percent of full professors at academic medical centers are women, and 16 percent of leadership in administration or department levels are women. Reserve your spot for this breakfast panel, where we will hear from North Texas women leaders from across the healthcare industry as they discuss the unique challenges facing women, how the industry has changed, and the importance of a diverse leadership team. At D CEO‘s Women Leaders Healthcare Breakfast Panel, we are hosting… Full Story

Join Us for D CEO’s Value-Based Care Healthcare Breakfast Panel

In many of today’s medical practices, patients and their insurers pay for the procedures and time spent treating their illness, regardless of the outcome. Whether or not the patient needed that blood test, brain scan, or knee scope, they are paying for it directly or indirectly. While it would be bad business to intentionally stack up unnecessary charges, even the most well-meaning providers are incentivized to provide more medical treatment than is actually necessary because of the fee-for-service model of healthcare. But with skyrocketing health costs adding pressure to the employers and taxpayers who pay for healthcare, new systems have… Full Story

Balancing Cost and Quality: Healthcare Design Experts Weigh in

Earlier this month, leading healthcare design professionals joined us at the D CEO offices for a healthcare design discussion as a part of our healthcare breakfast panel series. We discussed some of the factors impacting healthcare design, what systems, providers, and patients are looking for in systems, how technology has impacted healthcare design and how the space can be used to be more efficient for employees. The panel included Tina Larsen the Managing Principal and Healthcare Sector Leader at Corgan, Ian Sinnett a principal and regional healthcare leader at Perkins+Will, Jeff Stouffer the Executive Vice President and Health Group Director at HKS, and Joshua Theodore a Vice… Full Story

Join Us for D CEO’s Architecture and Design Healthcare Breakfast Panel

In an exponentially changing world, designing facilities that meet all the needs of the modern healthcare industry is a tough challenge. Communication technology is replacing and changing the provider-patient relationship, innovative treatments are reducing the time patients need to spend in a hospital, and generational shifts create new needs. In order to learn more about how the design industry is dealing with changing healthcare needs, D CEO will host its third Healthcare Breakfast Panel this March. As the hospital arms race continues in the DFW suburbs, other systems are scaling down and looking to be more mobile and accessible. Virtual… Full Story

Photo Recap: D CEO’s Healthcare Awards

D CEO‘s Healthcare Awards recognized some of Dallas’ top medical professionals, but these folks have more than just beautiful brains. Our most talented photographer Bret Redman was there and ready to capture the bright smiles and sharp threads of our medical award winners, nominees, and guests. See the who’s who of the Dallas medical community in this photo recap.

Check Out Who Won D CEO’s 2018 Excellence in Healthcare Awards

November closed with a bang at D CEO, as we held our Excellence in Healthcare Awards and recognized North Texas’ top healthcare providers, practitioners, deal makers, innovators, technology,  and researchers. We also gave our Lifetime Achievement Award to Kenneth Cooper for his work in cardiovascular health that now reaches across the world. The awards were a lovely night full of laughter, networking, and a potato soup bar that was not to be missed. To see who won and learn about why they are so deserving, read more here.