Posts Tagged ‘health care’

Dallas’ Vonlane Helps Cancer Patients Travel in Comfort to Treatments

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

If you are a cancer patient undergoing treatment at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and don’t live in or around Houston, your options to get there and back tend to be limited. At least, until now.

Thanks …

LinkedIn: DFW Tech Skills Abundant, Hiring’s Up

Posted by Lance Murray

The recently released LinkedIn Workforce Report shows that North Texas has an abundant supply of skilled workers in the tech sectors, from telecom to IT infrastructure. 

The monthly report looks at employment trends in the U.S. workforce and is divided …

New Legislation Could Ease Restrictions on Telehealth

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Texans may soon be able to have easier access to physician care via their smartphones, tablets, and computers.

Last week, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 1107, which eases restrictions on telemedicine services allowing for patients to receive virtual care from …

Axxess Testing App That ‘Uberizes’ Home Health

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based technology company Axxess is testing a new app that it says “Uberizes” the process of connecting home-health agencies with qualified clinicians to provide care all day, anywhere.

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John Olajide, president and CEO of Axxess

Called AxxessCare, the app is …

Carrollton Startup Wins Health Innovation Pitch

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dynofit beat 13 other health-care startups nationwide to win the recent Health Wildcatters’ Health Innovation Pitch Competition at the 10th Annual Healthcare Dealmakers Conference last week. 

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Maria Schneider, CEO of Dynofit pitching her company’s wearable Flexdot sensor. [Photo courtesy of

Economy Still Swinging as Business Cycle Continues

Posted by Lance Murray

If the current U.S. business cycle was a baseball game, are we in the first inning or the bottom of the ninth waiting for the “closer” to get the final out?

According to Jeff Korzenik, chief investment strategist at Fifth …

Healthcare Dealmakers: Money & Medicine Come Together

Posted by Lance Murray

Health-care opportunities and challenges took center stage this week at the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference at the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas.

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Health care real estate panel moderator, Victor McConnell [Photo: Lance Murray]

It was the 10th year …

Startups Making Health Care More Accessible Via Apps

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startup Solv launched a new app that helps patients schedule medical appointments with urgent care centers.

And, it automatically finds centers that take your insurance. The costs are presented upfront, too.

The app went live recently after a six-month …

Fort Worth Startup Working On Seamless Surgery Scheduling

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Complex surgeries can be stressful enough for patients, but when they get canceled at the last minute because someone wasn’t notified, it can be even worse.

The anesthesiologist, the medical implant provider, the insurance company, surgeons, and nurses all have …

How About Crowdsourcing the Next Health-Care Bill? DFW Company Has an Online Tool

Posted by Kerry Curry

Although the Republican effort at health care reform started and ended in nearly the blink of an eye, Americans of all political stripes are continuing to think carefully about health care and have crowdsourced a bill they are tweeting directly …