Frisco’s DialCare Selected as Student Mental Health Vendor for Texas Stronger Connections Grant

by | Apr 22, 2024
Under the Texas Stronger Connections Grant program, the Texas Education Agency received more than $93 million in federal funding to support the ongoing needs of Texas students, educators, families, and communities.
10 New Walmart Health Centers Coming to Dallas-Fort Worth in 2024
by | Apr 11, 2024
The services may vary by location, Walmart said, but include same-day primary care, dental, behavioral health, labs, X-ray, community health, and telehealth.
Techstars Fort Worth Picks 10 Physical Health Startups in Year Two of Accelerator
by | Sep 30, 2023
The Techstars program pumped up the volume in its second year, reviewing more than 3,500 applications—four times more than last year. Founders from around the world will travel to Fort Worth for the "one-of-a-kind," whole health-focused program.
Spark Biomedical Launches Telehealth Services for Opioid Withdrawal Relief Device
by | Aug 14, 2023
Dallas-based Spark says its Sparrow Ascent system—which received FDA clearance in July—is a safe, drug-free opioid withdrawal treatment serving patients seeking to decrease or eliminate their reliance on opioids.

Dallas HR Tech Startup Listeners On Call Rebrands as Kindly Human

by | Jan 18, 2023
Founded in 2019, newly rebranded Kindly Human is a "mental well-being platform" providing 24/7 preclinical call-based support, with trained "peer listeners" helping employees navigate life stressors including financial, relationship, work, and health concerns. "At Kindly Human, it's all about humans helping humans and giving employees the fastest path to support through shared connection." says co-founder and CEO Cole Egger.
Amazon Clinic Offers ‘Message Board’ Healthcare for Millions in North Texas
by | Nov 17, 2022
Online giant Amazon announced that it is offering a new service called Amazon Clinic that provides virtual "message-based" healthcare for more than 20 minor health conditions, adding another affordable healthcare option for more than 8.5 million people in North Texas. Along with the company's Amazon Pharmacy service, Amazon Clinic joins Mark Cuban's Cost Plus Drug Company as a new, affordable healthcare option for North Texans.
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Higher-Ed Telehealth Startup Grows Leadership Team With 5 Exec Moves
by | Dec 19, 2021
The telehealth startup focused on higher education continues to grow its team as its services are in greater demand than ever.
Gov. Abbott Signs Teledentistry Bill, Ending Ban and Allowing Virtual Dentistry in Texas
by | Jun 22, 2021
Frisco-based telemedicine company DialCare worked with state legislators to help see the bill through. Now if you're afraid to visit the dentist you can stay home, open an app, and just say "Ahhhh."

Careington Expands Its Corporate Campus in Frisco to Fuel Growth and Product Innovation

by | Apr 29, 2021
The new state-of-the-art, 75,000 square-foot facility is an addition to Careington's existing headquarters. It features an open design concept, lounge areas, indoor and outdoor dining, an event space, custom wall art, and cutting-edge technology to ensure employees can perform their jobs in a flexible workplace.
Rey Colon, founder and CEO MyTelemedicine.
Pandemic Pushes MyTelemedicine Into Fast‑Growth Mode
Rey Colón's virtual health tech platform has more than 3 million members nationwide, completing more than 250,000 remote consultations to date. The McKinney-based startup's latest offering? Telehealth for pets.
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Frisco-Based Careington Launches National Teledentistry Program for Oral Health Consultations
by | Feb 2, 2021
Through its affiliate, DialCare, Careington's new teledentistry program offers around-the-clock access to licensed dentists nationwide for a phone or video consultation. It's a largely untapped market, the company told us, one that's only been accelerated by COVID-19.
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Fort Worth-Based TimelyMD Raises $60M to Grow Its Telehealth for Higher Education
by | Jan 26, 2021
As on-campus mental health issues continue to surge, TimelyMD is serving ten-times the number of students than it was before the pandemic. The full-service student-first telehealth provider plans to use the new funding to continue enhancing students' care experience, improving health literacy at its 80 partner schools, and improving outcomes through technology.
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Fast-Growing Telehealth Startup Expands HQ With McKinney EDC Innovation Fund Grant

by | Oct 12, 2020
The incentive-based innovation fund, launched just this year, continues to fuel the growth of tech startups in McKinney. The latest is MyTelemedicine, a SaaS platform that powers modern remote healthcare technologies.
AT&T Collaborates With Plano’s VitalTech On Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Outbreak
by | Mar 31, 2020
The collaboration will allow physicians to virtually diagnose medical conditions, heightening safety for everyone.
Vivify Health Launches COVID-19 Mobile Solution for Providers to Screen and Monitor Patients Remotely
by | Mar 16, 2020
The Plano-based remote patient monitoring startup is now offering providers a no-cost solution for low-risk patients or those with mild symptoms simply by answering a series of questions.
Children’s Health to Provide Virtual Mental Health Counseling in Area Schools
by | Jun 29, 2017
The pilot program beginning this fall will deliver telemedicine therapy visits to students in select Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools.