LiquidAgents is the Best Place to Work for Millennials

LiquidAgents Healthcare has been named the number one place to work at by Modern Healthcare, placing the Plano-based healthcare staffing agency on the list of best places to work for the 11th year in a row and second time to win the Millennials Award. The best place to work award recognizes companies in the healthcare field that create a culture of loyalty and engagement and fosters employee satisfaction. The millennial award honors  employers who have significant numbers of engaged millennials in the company. “Our culture is built on empowering our employees, collaborating together and giving them everything they need to be successful.… Full Story

Texas Health Wins Best Employer, Top 5 Best Place for Women

For the fourth consecutive year, Texas Health Resources scored two prestigious recognitions. Texas Health received Platinum-level recognition as a Best Employer: Excellence in Health & Well-Being award winner by the National Business Group on Health, and achieved was ranked 5th of 75 Best Large Workplaces for Women by Great Places to Work. The Platinum designation is awarded to organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitments to the increase of employee well-being. Healthy work environment contributors include job satisfaction, community involvement, financial security, emotional health and social connectedness. Texas Health was one of only 19 employers to receive this distinction. “We are… Full Story

15 North Texas Hospitals Earn Cardiology Achievement Award

Several North Texas hospitals have received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Performance Achievement Award which recognizes quality heart attack care. Texas Health facilities took home six of the awards, with Baylor Scott and White receiving five honors, Methodist had two hospitals recognized, and UT Southwestern and Medical City Plano were also named. The honor comes as the rate of heart disease is increasing. A study from the National Vital Statics Reports, says that heart disease death rates increased by four percent between 2011 and 2017. “That’s a trend we want to see diminish quickly,” said Lenetra… Full Story

Nominate Nurses for D Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Awards

Each year, D Magazine recognizes those who are down in the trenches of the healthcare industry, providing care, a laugh, and a listening ear to patients day in and day out. These unsung heroes are called to serve some of our most vulnerable Dallasites, and are often the face of the organization for whom they work for the patients. Here is your chance to recognize the North Texas nurses whose aptitude and attitude make our community a better place. Find out which nurses were recognized last year here, and read a D Magazine feature about a special nurse who joined the… Full Story

CPRIT Awards $15.4 Million to OncoNano For HPV-Caused Cancer Treatment

Southlake’s OncoNano Medicine, Inc. has been awarded $15.4 million to continue to develop one of its cancer treatment candidates. The funding is from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will go toward pre-clinical and clinical development as well as the first phase of a trial for cancer caused by the human papilloma virus. The treatment is called ONM-500, which delivers antigens while engaging the immunity that already exists in the human body, fighting cervical, head, and neck cancers caused by HPV. CPRIT, which has awarded $2.4 billion in grants to Texas research, has funded the product which was first… Full Story

UNTHSC Honors San Antonio Spurs Team Physician

UNT Health Science Center has honored Dr. Paul Saenz with the Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award. Saenz is a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Team Physician for the San Antonio Spurs. TheThe Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award honors those who have shown to be committed to their pursuit of advancing osteopathic medicine, and is named for the wife of TCOM founder Dr. George J. Luibel. “Dr. Saenz is an outstanding physician who has displayed the highest character and integrity as he advances the field of osteopathic medicine,” said UNTHSC President Dr. Michael R. Williams via release.… Full Story

Baylor and Former Texas Health Leaders Honored by DFW Hospital Council

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council has named Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney President Kyle Armstrong the 2019 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year and former chair of the Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees John R. “Bob” Ferguson the 2019 Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year. The Young Healthcare Executive of the Year honor recognizes high achievement of those under the age of 40 in a DFWHC-member hospital. The trustee of the year honor is named for Kerney Laday Sr., who was on the THR board for 10 years, and acknowledges excellence in the trustee role. Armstrong… Full Story

Andy Stern Honored with DFW Hospital Council Service Award

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council has awarded Andy Stern with the Distinguished Health Service Award. The managing director of Club Oaks Consulting, board member of AMN Healthcare, and co-chair of Medical City Healthcare will be recognized for his commitment and generosity toward North Texas healthcare. In a career that includes being a staff assistant to President Gerald R. Ford in 1975, Stern was also on the board at Dallas Medical Resource and chaired the board of Texas Healthcare Trustees. Other work includes being on the American Hospital Association’s Committee on Governance, founding chairman of the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, and… Full Story

Texas Health Alliance Recognized By Joint Commission For Cardiac Care

The Joint Commission honored Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance with the Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification for safe and effective cardiac care. The recognition is awarded to organizations that provide customized clinical programs and analyze clinical outcomes to improve care, along with advising patients and caregivers about how best to care for patients at home. “Unfortunately, cardiovascular disease is the cause of one of every three deaths in the United States,” said Dr. Michael Duran, a cardiologist on the medical staff at Texas Health Alliance, via release. “With cardiovascular disease significantly impacting men and women across the… Full Story

Deadline Extension: D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Nominations

Update: We are extending the deadline to get the nominations to Friday, August 30. Hurry up and get those nominations in. See below for more information.  Each year, D CEO recognizes outstanding healthcare leaders, practitioners, innovations, volunteers, and more at our annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards. This year will be the sixth edition of the awards , and we are looking for nominations from all the best healthcare companies DFW has to offer. Finalists will be featured in the December issue of D CEO, and winners will be revealed at an awards reception that month. Whether you are a large health… Full Story