Health & Fitness

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas partnership to begin opening medical centers

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/10 2:52A Chris Mathews
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) — the largest insurance provider in the state — and Sanitas USA will soon open four new medical centers in the Dallas region as part of a partnership. Sanitas and BCBSTX announced plans to open 10...

Integer Holdings Corp. acquires assets from Pennsylvania manufacturer

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/7 11:00A David Ajamy
Integer Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITGR), a medical device outsource manufacturer headquartered in Plano, announced Monday that it has acquired assets from US BioDesign.  Founded in 2011, the Quakertown, Pennsylvania company is a manufacturer of...

How lean management can revolutionize health care

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/6 8:00P J. Michael Rona
Miraculous things happen in medicine in the United States every day, but health care remains a key issue for Americans because it can often be expensive, hard to access, and frequently unsafe with highly variable quality and patient and staff...

Sam's Club pilots health care discount bundles for members

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/3 12:43A Anne Stych
Sam’s Club members will soon be able to purchase bundles that provide discounts on healthcare services including primary care and pharmaceuticals. The Care Accelerator is designed to lower costs, especially for “our members who shoulder a higher...

Fort Worth-based company moves to facility double its previous size

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/24 6:05A Rebecca Ayers
Biotech company Eosera Inc. will move to a bigger facility in Fort Worth that is twice the size of their previous location and add two new products for its growing ear care line.  Eosera Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Elyse Dickerson said...

This Dallas CEO wants more women in leadership positions. Here's why

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/23 8:46A Rob Schneider
Jim Hinton, CEO of Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health, is focused on adding more gender diversity to the executive leadership team for the non-profit because health care is a female-dominated industry.

Why prescription drugs cost so much more in America

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/20 2:25A Hannah Kuchler
The sky-high price of many drugs — and the increasing contribution expected even from insured patients — is a potent subject ahead of the 2020 election.

Her biotech company is blasting industry standards for ear self-care

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/19 2:57A Rob Schneider
Elyse Stoltz Dickerson, who is the CEO and co-founder of Fort Worth-based biotechnology firm Eosera Inc., has spent the past four years developing a suite of ear health related products (with products like EarWax MD and Wax Blaster MD, which the...

California-based executive recruitment company expands to North Texas

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/18 9:47A Rebecca Ayers
Irvine, California-based McDermott + Bull has expanded its offices to Dallas and San Francisco as part of a growth effort across the U.S. and internationally.  The executive search company has hired Jeff Katon as managing director in Dallas to...

Purdue Pharma files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 9/16 12:03A Jan Hoffman and Mary Williams Wa
Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, the drug widely seen as igniting the opioid crisis, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday night, a move at the center of the company’s efforts to shield itself and its owners from more than 2,600 federal and...
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