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Double Unicorn Healthcare Staffing Firm ShiftKey Adds Four New C-Suite Executives

by | Jan 24, 2023
The Irving-based company—whose platform enables healthcare workers to browse, bid on, and work nearby shifts—added Jeffrey Lawrence as CFO, Ryan Bonifacino as CMO, Thomas Fredell as chief product officer, and Brian Scott as chief strategy officer. Earlier this month, ShiftKey became North Texas’ newest double unicorn, after closing a $300 million funding round that valued it in excess of $2 billion.
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Nanoscope Therapeutics Names New Vice President of Quality
by | Jan 11, 2023

Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc., a Dallas-based clinical-stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for retinal degenerative diseases, has appointed Massoud Motamed, Ph.D., as vice president of quality.

Motamed brings nearly a decade of CGMP quality and compliance experience, including extensive experience in manufacturing and regulatory review of gene therapy products....

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Steven Huddleston is the new CEO of Ventra Health
Ventra Health Names Entrepreneurial Healthcare Leader as Chief Executive Officer
by | Jan 11, 2023

Ventra Health, a Dallas-based technology-enabled leader in revenue cycle management, practice management, and advisory services for hospital-based physician specialties, has appointed Steven Huddleston as CEO following the retirement of Mike O’Boyle....

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The Cary Council Awards $50K Grants to Three ‘DocStar’ Researchers at UTSW
by | Dec 12, 2022
The Cary Council—a group of young leaders dedicated to advancing early-stage research in support of Southwestern Medical Foundation and UT Southwestern Medical Center—has announced three new "DocStars": Dominic Moon, M.D.; Robin Higashi, Ph.D.; and Proshad Efune, M.D. The UT Southwestern principal investigators will get $50,000 each to continue their pioneering work. Since launching the program in 2017, The Cary Council has awarded 15 grants, which attracted $9.4 million in additional funding.
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Irving Healthcare Innovator Biote Corp. Adds Board Member After Going Public in May

by | Nov 12, 2022

Irving-based Biote Corp. an innovator in preventive healthcare through the delivery of personalized hormone therapy, announced Debby Morris has been appointed to its board of directors, bringing more than three decades of experience in directing financial operations and strategy to support high-growth companies.

Biote went public in May through a SPAC deal....

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Nanoscope Therapeutics Adds 2 Execs to Chemistry, Manufacturing, Controls Team
by | Nov 11, 2022
Dallas-based Nanoscope Therapeutics is developing therapies that could restore sight in patients. The company also recently announced a new gene therapy manufacturing partnership.
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Health Supernova 2022: Scenes from a Dallas Startup Crawl
Capital Factory is celebrating its plans to launch the Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas.

Partnering with companies like McKesson and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ C1 Innovation Lab, it expects to open the doors to the new center before the end of 2023.
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Pharmacy returns solution
‘As the Industry Evolves, So Do We’: McKesson Launches Rapid Returns Solution for Health Systems
by | Sep 16, 2021
McKesson is streamlining the return of unsaleable drugs to reduce the burden on health systems. It can also increase their profitability. The offering is powered by a national pharmaceutical reverse logistics and disposal provider, Pharmalink.
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Dallas Health Solutions Startup MediBookr Acquired by Plano’s Catalyst Health Network

by | Jul 27, 2021
The parent company of Catalyst Health Network, StratiFi Health, has acquired MediBookr, which streamlines communication between patients and providers with its digital suite of solutions. Catalyst Health Network and MediBookr will now act as one organization dedicated to enabling primary care for everyone.
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How Technology Can Enhance Behavioral Healthcare Design and Care
by | Mar 8, 2021
CannonDesign’s Dallas Behavioral Health Leader Alison Leonard shares technological possibilities for mental healthcare professionals to consider in a post-pandemic world.
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Dallas Medtech Phynd Acquired by Symplr
by | Mar 2, 2021
Founded by Thomas White in 2013, Phynd added several big health systems to its roster last year, giving providers a single platform for all things digital—something like an Amazon for healthcare, White says.
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Signify Health’s IPO Makes its Stock Market Debut
by | Feb 11, 2021
The shares of the Dallas-based tech-enabled home healthcare provider opened at $32, higher than the original pricing of $24.
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Sunny Nadolsky, founder and CEO of Medibookr. [Photo: Medibookr]

MediBookr Founder Says the Future of Healthcare Has a UX Built for Customer Loyalty

by | Feb 9, 2021
"Traditionally, customer lifetime value hasn’t existed in healthcare," says Sunny Nadolsky. She's out to change that with her startup's user-friendly platform that streamlines communication between patients and healthcare providers.
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Now Open: The Bosai-Tech Open Innovation Challenge Is Looking For Startups in Emerging Tech
by | Nov 24, 2020
Applications are open until Dec. 16 for the contest, which involves four leading Japanese firms on the search for foreign enterprises in IT, IoT, AI, fintech, sensors, satellites, healthcare, drones, and robotics.
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Berkshire Biomedical Wants To Transform Virtual Patient Care through Novel Medication-Administering Device
by | Nov 24, 2020
The Dallas-based startup's tech is set to prevent medication non-adherence, which accounts for avoidable healthcare spending in the range of $100 to $300 billion.
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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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