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Form-D Friday: LKCM's investment arm raises $600M

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/17 2:15A Rebecca Ayers
Welcome back to Form D Friday, where we take a look at regulatory filings in North Texas to see which businesses and firms are raising capital for a new project, investment idea or for something else.   Although the filings don’t have many...

The future of health care and the important role of primary care

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/10 3:19P
The traditional health care system is giving way to a new value-based care model that focuses on the triple aim of better health, better care and lower costs. It’s about shifting the health care system to a model that incentivizes and emphasizes...

In the U.S., an angioplasty costs $32,000. Elsewhere? Maybe $6,400.

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/27 1:26A Margot Sanger-Katz
As politicians continue to lament the system’s expense, and more Americans struggle to pay the high and often unpredictable bills that can accompany their health problems, it’s worth looking at just how weird our prices really are relative to the...

Former Pei Wei CEO now leading Central Texas company

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/26 3:26A Will Anderson
After leading fast-casual Asian restaurant chain Pei Wei through a rebranding and spinoff from P.F. Chang's, John Hedrick has a new challenge: helping a private equity-backed dental support company maintain its fast growth.

Crisis looms in antibiotics as drugmakers go bankrupt

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/26 1:00A Andrew Jacobs
At a time when germs are growing more resistant to common antibiotics, many companies that are developing new versions of the drugs are hemorrhaging money and going out of business, gravely undermining efforts to contain the spread of deadly,...

Take an inside look at Frisco's new medical campus

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/23 3:36A David Ajamy
Two years after its initial groundbreaking, Frisco's $270 million medical campus is now officially open. The joint venture between Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern brought a medical office component that opened on Dec. 3 and Texas...

Form-D Friday: Maverick Capital raises over $38M

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/13 1:52A Rebecca Ayers
Maverick Capital raises $38 million in a fund, a medical device company based in Southlake is raising another fund, and more in this week's Form-D Friday.

DMN: UT Southwestern to open new facility in RedBird Mall

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/12 8:16A Rebecca Ayers
UT Southwestern will host a new facility in south Dallas’ RedBird Mall, the Dallas Morning News reported on Thursday.  The Dallas-based institution has leased an old Sears site comprised of 150,000 square feet, and plans to transform the space...

Methodist Health System names new CEO

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 12/9 8:07A David Ajamy
Dallas-based Methodist Health System has named Jim Scoggin as its new CEO. Scoggin has served as interim CEO since April of this year after Stephen Mansfield retired after leading the company for 13 years. With 34-years of experience in the...

Soaring healthcare costs weigh on voters in US battleground states

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 11/25 9:51A Patti Waldmeir in Minneapolis, M
Voters in several battleground states that could hold the balance of power in next year’s presidential election ranked health care costs the biggest threat to the U.S. economy, according to a recent poll conducted by the Financial Times and the...
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