Skytale Group Hires Veteran Executive as Head of Marketing

by | Sep 22, 2023
The firm said that Morgen Buck is a proven marketing leader and will be responsible for establishing and implementing a strategic marketing plan that will continue to elevate its overall brand, digital experience, and communications.
Dallas Healthcare Benefits Platform Take Command Gets $25M Growth Investment
by | Sep 20, 2023
An individual healthcare benefits platform for small and mid-market employers, Take Command snagged the equity investment from New Jersey-based Edison Partners. Founded in 2014, Take Command aims to "disrupt group health insurance" with "individual market plans that can be personalized to each employee."
Dallas’ LPA Design Studios Adds Industry Veteran as Managing Director
by | Sep 15, 2023

Dallas-based LPA Design Studios has added industry veteran John Hoenig as managing director of structural engineering, guiding structural design across civic, education, science and technology, healthcare, and commercial projects....

Dallas’ AccentCare Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
by | Sep 15, 2023

Laura Tortorella will join Dallas-based AccentCare, one of the largest and highest quality post-acute healthcare providers in the nation, as CEO on October 2.

The company said current CEO Steve Rodgers will step down after 11 years and serve as an adviser through the remainder of the year to assist in a successful transition....


Dallas’ Prolucent Names Healthcare Industry Sales Leader as New Chief Revenue Officer

by | Jul 28, 2023

Patrick Gundersen has joined Dallas-based Prolucent, a provider of enterprise-wide healthcare workforce optimization software and services, as chief revenue officer.

He will oversee all aspects of sales and customer success, maximize revenue growth, and accelerate Prolucent’s market position in workforce optimization solutions, the company said.

“Pat’s experience in building sales organizations, developing customer partnerships, and driving revenue growth will be invaluable as we continue to gain market momentum to meet the rising demand for flexible and cost-effective workforce solutions,” co-founder and CEO Bruce Springer said in a statement....

Dallas’ Ventra Health Adds New Chief Transformation Officer
by | Jun 23, 2023

Ventra Health, the Dallas-based business solutions provider for hospital-based clinicians, has named Erica Franko chief transformation officer.

An experienced financial and operations improvement executive, Franko brings to the job more than a decade of experience with industry-leading consulting and healthcare companies.

“I am thrilled to welcome Erica to our team. She has proven experience centered at the intersection of technology and process, which will help us to better focus on driving sustainable improvements that will allow us to optimize how we serve our clinician partners,” CEO Steven Huddleston said in a statement....

Biote Launches Men’s Health Division Aimed at Redefining Male Wellness
by | Jun 23, 2023
“When you ask a man about his cholesterol or blood pressure level, he'll usually know if he's in a healthy range. But if you ask about his hormone levels, he will likely have no idea,” Biote Executive Chairman Marc Beer said, referring to testosterone levels. Led by Biote GM John Denne (above), the company's new Men's Health Division aims to change that.

Fort Worth-based Jet Health Taps Industry Veteran as its New Chief Executive Officer

by | Jun 2, 2023

Larry Nabb has been appointed chief executive officer of Jet Health Inc., a Fort Worth-based regional provider of home health, hospice, and personal care services. He replaces Stacie Bratcher, who was CEO since March 2020.

Jim Glynn, Jet Health’s founder and board chair, recently expressed his confidence in the company’s new appointment, Nabb....

The Last Word: Tekwings’ Sagar Pidathala on the Value of ‘Horizontal Thinking’
by | May 12, 2023
Bio 9 Ventures, a Plano-based boutique healthcare ecosystem consulting firm, has merged its international healthcare IT division with three companies to form a new business called Kanectify. The new entity will add end-to-end integrated benefits to platform engineering, AI healthcare, and a portfolio of digital health R&D solutions.
Medecision Launches Aerial Social Care Coordinator to Tackle Social Determinants of Health—and Drive Better Healthcare Outcomes
by | Apr 20, 2023
The Dallas-based provider of digital care management solutions and services has released Aerial Social Care Coordinator—a cutting-edge solution designed to provide health plans and healthcare providers with immediate insight into individuals' social determinants of health barriers.

Sonrava Health Adds Supply Chain Veteran as Senior Vice President

by | Apr 18, 2023

Coppell-based Sonrava Health announced that supply chain veteran Peter “Pete” Brown has joined the company as senior vice president of supply chain.

Sonrava Health is a national family of health and wellness companies — including differentiated dental office brands, dental and vision benefit plans, provider networks, and consumer products and services — focused on quality, value, and innovation....

Innovate Faster: AWS Launches New Accelerator to Boost Generative AI Startups
by | Apr 10, 2023
Generative AI could revolutionize industries ranging from film and healthcare to tech and manufacturing. The AWS Generative AI Accelerator seeks to be a gamechanger for entrepreneurs already developing minimal viable products in this space, offering valuable resources like production assistance, customized mentoring, networking opportunities, and connections with potential investors. Deadline to apply is April 17.
Done Deal: CVS Completes $8B Acquisition of Dallas’ Signify Health
by | Mar 29, 2023
The proposed acquisition was announced in September, with CVS Health beating out other big-name suitors in a bidding war last summer. “This transaction advances our value-based care strategy by enhancing our presence in the home,” CVS Health President and CEO Karen S. Lynch said. Reuters reported that the deal's closing was delayed by a Department of Justice review over antitrust concerns.
Simulation Labs and Anatomage Tables: USAHS Aims to Meet Healthcare Industry Demand with Innovative Education
by | Mar 27, 2023
Growing to meet the increased demand for healthcare professionals the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences has doubled down on its new Irving campus. USAHS aims to equip graduates for long-term success in the healthcare industry with an innovative approach to education and state-of-the-art edtech.