Posts Tagged ‘medical’

Medical Startup has Opened Digital Doors for Texas Nurses

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A New York health-care startup has opened a new marketplace for Texas nurses who are on the hunt to freelance.

With more than $4 million in venture capital funding, digital staffing startup, Nomad Health, is branching out in Texas to …

UNT Prof’s Laser Tech Licensed by Australian Research Group

Posted by Chloe Bennett

A University of North Texas researcher’s patented medical technology has been licensed by the Australian Institute of Robotic Orthopaedics in an effort to make surgery less harmful. 

The agreement marks the first time a UNT researcher’s patented technology has been …

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 …

Healthcare Dealmakers: Money & Medicine Come Together

Posted by Lance Murray

Health-care opportunities and challenges took center stage this week at the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference at the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas.

It was the 10th year for the Polsinelli law firm to hold the conference, a forum

Startups Making Health Care More Accessible Via Apps

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startup Solv launched a new app that helps patients schedule medical appointments with urgent care centers.

And, it automatically finds centers that take your insurance. The costs are presented upfront, too.

The app went live recently after a six-month …

Fort Worth Startup Working On Seamless Surgery Scheduling

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Complex surgeries can be stressful enough for patients, but when they get canceled at the last minute because someone wasn’t notified, it can be even worse.

The anesthesiologist, the medical implant provider, the insurance company, surgeons, and nurses all have …

Dallas Health-Care Startup Raises Funding, Prepping for Launch

Posted by Julia Falcon

A Dallas health-care startup has secured $152,000 in seed funding for its platform aiding patients and health care providers in scheduling appointments.

Blockit‘s platform is designed to give real-time access to the calendar availability of patients and health care …

Trigger’s Toys Provides Financial, Emotional Support for Children with Medical Needs

Posted by Heather Noel


Bryan Townsend considers himself lucky because he can pinpoint the exact moment his life changed.

Unemployed from the spirits industry, the Richardson resident decided to certify his yellow Labrador as a …

SMU Researchers Looking for Ways to Better Diagnose Concussions

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

Diagnosing a concussion can be a subjective endeavor, but Southern Methodist University researchers are investigating college athletes’ brains to find more objective signs of a concussion.

“We know this is an understudied area. With other health problems, when the doctor …