Meet D CEO Healthcare Panelist Dr. Theodore Laetsch

Dr. Theodore Laetsch is on the leading edge of fighting blood cancer in children. He was recently the lead investigator for a Novartis study where his team genetically engineered T-cells to fight the leukemia cells with substantial results, and will be one of our panelists at our D CEO Healthcare Breakfast next week. UT Southwestern and Children’s Health partnered to be one of 13 clinical trial locations for the study, which entailed removing blood from the patient, inserting a gene into the T-cells that fight illness to target the leukemia when they were put back into the patient. These Chimeric… Full Story

Meet D CEO Healthcare Panelist Dr. Carlos Arteaga

Next week, D CEO is hosting a healthcare panel to discuss the future of cancer treatment and its implications for the healthcare industry. We are pleased to have renown breast cancer specialist Dr. Carlos Arteaga, the Lisa K. Simmons Distinguished Chair in Comprehensive Oncology at UT Southwestern, as one of our panelists. Arteaga is known for his work laboratory-based translational research in order to advance the care of breast cancer patients. He has expertise in applying biomedical research conclusions to clinical work, an essential part of advancing cancer care. Over his 30 year career, he has seen and played a… Full Story

Join Us for D CEO’s Cancer-Focused Healthcare Panel Breakfast

Texas is 13th in the country in number of cancer deaths at 149 per 100,000, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, and part of the reason Texas has such a high ranking despite being one of the most uninsured states in the country is the strength of the medical community and its ability to stay on the cutting age of cancer research and treatment. To dig deeper into these strengths, D CEO will host our second D CEO Healthcare Breakfast Panel Discussion to explore how our region is shaping cancer treatment. As Americans live longer and cancer becomes more prevalent… Full Story

Here Are The Finalists For D CEO’s 2018 Excellence In Healthcare Awards

D CEO magazine and D CEO Healthcare online have the privilege of recognizing outstanding healthcare CEOs, physicians, and leaders with its fifth annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards program. Healthcare innovation, costs, and policy continue to guide the national discussion, and we hope that highlighting these nominees will encourage the industry and move it forward. We look back on the last year in North Texas healthcare with anticipation for what is next in one of the largest sectors of the local economy.  Finalists will be recognized in the December issue of D CEO and at an exclusive event on November 29,… Full Story

Baylor Scott & White Health Shares Gastrointestinal Research at 2017 Digestive Disease Week Conference

Baylor Scott & White Health researchers presented the system’s findings about early detection of high-risk colorectal cancers, noninvasive biomarkers for gastric cancer, and early detection of esophageal cancer at the 2017 Digestive Disease Week conference in Washington, D.C.
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10th Annual Healthcare Dealmakers Conference Talks Consolidation, Healthcare Payment and Delivery

The 10th Annual Healthcare Dealmakers Conference is taking place this Wednesday and Thursday at the Four Seasons Dallas in Las Colinas. The conference will discuss topics including the continuing high pace of consolidation as well as rapid changes in healthcare payment and delivery under the new presidential administration. Full Story