Posts Tagged ‘health care’

Dallas Health-Care Startup Raises Funding, Prepping for Launch

Posted by Julia Falcon

A Dallas health-care startup has secured $152,000 in seed funding for its platform aiding patients and health care providers in scheduling appointments.

Blockit‘s platform is designed to give real-time access to the calendar availability of patients and health care …

Health-Care Forum: Big Data, Apps, Targeted Care Shape Future of Medicine

Posted by Dave Moore

Editor’s note: A version of this story was first published on the Dallas Regional Chamber blog

The health-care sector, noted for its conservative approach to change, is turning the corner on the use of data and unconventional strategies for …

Stand-Up Company: Coppell’s Varidesk Continues to Grow

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Varidesk already has a waiting list for the white version of its new standing desk just a few days after it launched.

The Coppell-based company scaled down its larger free-standing desks to 48 inches so it will appeal to companies

Texas Health Fort Worth Earns Notice for Neurosurgical Care

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Texas Health Fort Worth is the first hospital in the state to be recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for its successful patient outcomes and unit performance in neurosurgical intensive care. 

The medical association recognized the Fort Worth …

BionorthTX Renames Innovation Award in Honor of Dennis Stone

Posted by Heather Noel

BionorthTX has renamed its award for individuals in the health care and life sciences industry in honor of Dennis Stone, former chief scientific officer of Remeditex Ventures.

Formerly the Helix Award, the annual recognition will now be referred to as

Endowment to Boost Assistance to Uninsured Burn Survivors

Posted by Lance Murray

Burn care at Parkland Health & Hospital System got a big boost with the recent announcement of the Sons of the Flag Endowment for Burn Care Supplies through the Parkland Foundation.

Sons of the Flag is a nonprofit founded by …

UNT Researchers Develop Cooling Cushion to Prevent Ulcers for People in Wheelchairs

Posted by Heather Noel

Consistent pressure against the skin can lead to ulcers for many people in wheelchairs, but UNT Health Science Center researchers have designed a cooling cushion that could help prevent the costly health problem.

The battery-powered system circulates about a gallon …

5 Health Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2017

Posted by Hubert Zajicek

While the top news headline likely will remain the anticipated repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its consequences, said consequences may turn out to be far less sensational.

Health care will remain a top concern for all who deliver …

Could Health Care Be Key to Boosting Economy? Fort Worth Leaders Think So

Posted by Heather Noel

Focus on health care and businesses and jobs will come. 

That was part of the message Fort Worth leaders gave during a discussion about health care’s evolution in Tarrant County Wednesday at Texas Christian University. 

The event gathered Fort Worth …

UNT Health Science Center Names Director for Patient Safety Institute

Posted by Heather Noel

Dr. Thomas Diller has been named the executive director for UNT Health Science Center’s Institute for Patient Safety. 

Thomas Diller

Thomas Diller, MD, named executive director of UNT Health Science Center’s Institute for Patient Safety. [Photo courtesy of UNTHSC]

The new institute, …