Posts Tagged ‘health care’

With Telemed Law in Effect, Plano Firm Launches 3-D Telepresence Doctor Visits

Posted by Dave Moore

On any given day, visitors to a nondescript industrial building in Plano might round a corner and come eye-to-eye with a clipboard-wielding man in a white coat — who isn’t really there.

What visitors actually see is a 3-D hologram …

West Dallas Program Readies Young Adults for Health Careers

Posted by Heather Noel

West Dallas resident and Army veteran Reon Thomas has held many jobs — packager, restaurant server, security worker — but none resonated with him or gave him opportunities for career growth to support his budding family, he said.

Through a …

Baylor Scott & White Health App Provides Direct Communication Between Paramedics, Hospitals

Posted by Mallory Houser

Pulsara, a new app adopted by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Grapevine, allows paramedics and EMTs to communicate with the hospital when attending to patients with heart attacks or strokes. 

With the tap of a button, paramedics and …

MediBookr Recognized as
National Health‑Care Innovator

Posted by Heather Noel

A Dallas-based startup has been recognized as one of the top “groundbreaking” health-care companies in the nation by Premier Inc.

MediBookr, a health-care cost comparison and appointment booking platform, was one of 17 startups and products honored this week at …

Children’s Health to Provide Virtual Mental Health Counseling in Area Schools

Posted by Mallory Houser

This fall, Children’s Health is providing telemedicine technology to students in need of mental health counseling.

The pilot program will deliver therapy visits to students in select Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools. Dallas ISD is also considering the program.

“We knew

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.

John Olajide

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