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Annual EarthX E-Capital Summit on Tap for April at Fair Park in Dallas

by | Jan 30, 2023
EarthX is seeking innovators and investors to participate in its 2023 EarthX E-Capital Summit April 19-22 at Fair Park in Dallas. At the summit, early-stage climate tech companies will be able to make pitches for a chance at a cash prize. There will also be discussions on investment and industry trends by leading industry professionals, investors, startups, and policymakers, EarthX said, along with curated and self-selected one-on-one networking meetings between investors, dealmakers, and innovators.
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North Texas Companies Offer Five Keys to Keeping Employees Engaged While Working From Home
Studies show that companies with high employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable. Here's how Axxess, USAA, Hilti North America, and other companies in the region are improving employee engagement virtually.
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Dallas’ Signify Health Acquires Tech Company PatientBlox To Accelerate Value-Based Care Transition
by | Nov 23, 2020
By using PatientBlox's blockchain technology, Signify Health also hopes to build its prospective provider payment capabilities out faster.
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United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to Host Fourth Annual The Pitch Competition Virtually

by | Oct 20, 2020
Five fellows from United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' Social Innovation Accelerator will present their ideas in health, income, or education for the chance at $235,000 in funding. Tickets are on sale now for the all-virtual event on Oct. 28.
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DFW Leaders Discuss How COVID-19 Has Fueled Innovation in Health Care, Philanthropy, and More
by | Oct 12, 2020
"The downside of a pandemic is that it's frightening. The good thing is, sometimes it speeds up things that probably needed to happen. Like telemedicine," Nicole Small, CEO of LH Capital/Lyda Hill Philanthropies, said during the event.
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Children’s Health Innovators Program Lifts Veil on Health Care Research and Breakthroughs
by | Oct 6, 2020
Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek, Perot Jain Principal Cindy Revol, Lyda Hill Philanthropies CEO Nicole Small, and others will be on a panel about how the health care and tech industries have been innovative during COVID-19 as part of the new Children’s Health program launch on Oct. 8.
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Testing and Tracing Is Key to a Safe Return to the Workplace. But How Can an Employer Begin?
by | Sep 16, 2020
Health, legal, and tech experts discuss how to navigate this uncharted territory from legal liabilities to operational impacts.
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Dallas-based Medcillary Meets Niche Needs for PPE

by | Sep 14, 2020
When COVID hit, Medcillary wanted to help the medical practices they serve. Now they're offering masks and other protective gear to first-time PPE buyers like the TV and film industry.
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Dallas-based Biotech CerSci Acquired by ACADIA Pharmaceutical in $52.5M Deal
by | Aug 25, 2020
CerSci shareholders could net another $887 million in milestones and tiered royalties. The clinical-stage startup, which launched in 2015, is developing a new generation of non-opioid meds to treat acute and chronic pain.
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Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
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Derrick L. Miles, President and CEO of CourMed
McKinney Startup Expands Crowdsourced Delivery for Healthcare Supplies Through Innovation Grant
by | Aug 10, 2020
CourMed, which has HIPAA-certified drivers and training, plans to expand its services to major cities in all 50 states this year. The startup says "it can be up and running in any market in seven days."
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First Look: Amazon Picks Las Colinas as the First Location for its New Neighborhood Health Center Pilot Program

by | Jul 15, 2020
It's the first of six to be established in the Dallas region this year. Amazon is collaborating with Crossover Health to establish health centers near its fulfillment centers and operations facilities. Each center will provide full-spectrum acute, chronic, and preventive primary care for employees and their families.
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Clinical-Stage Biotech Expands From Silicon Valley to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth
by | Jul 13, 2020
CAGE Bio—currently a resident at Johnson & Johnson Innovation—uses a proprietary platform to develop therapeutic products for dermatology, inflammation, and immunology.
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A Safe Return to the Workplace: DFW Business Leaders Share Insights on ‘Reboarding’
Regular communication, technology, and health screening will all come into play as the region continues reopening physical workspaces.
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Here’s How Companies Can Prioritize Employees’ Health and Wellness Post-Pandemic
Local experts—from Brain Performance Institute, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, Baylor Scott & White, and Microsoft—weigh in on how to create a psychologically safe workplace. Their takeaways? Invest in mental wellness, encourage a culture of openness, and more.
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