Posts Tagged ‘health care’

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, …

How Teladoc Dials Up Telemedicine Success

Posted by Lance Murray

So you’re feeling under the weather, and you can’t get to your doctor’s office because of time constraints from your work or personal obligations.

Do you go to the ER? An urgent care center? What are your choices?

One …

Home Health Startup Honor Launches in DFW

Posted by Heather Noel

Home health provider Honor has expanded its services and opened two education and resource centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The Silicon Valley-based startup matches home care professionals with those needing care via an app. Through its digital platform users …

Health Wildcatters Announces New Investor Alliance

Posted by Heather Noel

Health Wildcatters has announced that it has formally aligned with 26 venture capital firms.

The move will give the Dallas-based health accelerator’s startups more exposure and mentorship opportunities with investors, Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek told D Healthcare Daily.…

Health Care Startup Snags Free Flights in ‘Soar To Success’ Competition

Posted by Heather Noel


When Sunny Nadolsky set out to create an online platform allowing patients to compare pricing for medical imaging services, she had two things in mind: efficiency and transparency. 

“If you’ve ever had the …

Oscar Insurance on Mission to Change Health Care

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


With a timeline, instant messaging, photo sharing, and the ability to make appointments at the click of a button, it’d be easy to confuse the Oscar Insurance app with Uber, Facebook or …