Health & Fitness

How China’s virus outbreak could threaten the global economy

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/24 7:01A Alexandra Stevenson
The outbreak of a deadly disease in China has cast a pall over growth prospects for the world’s second largest economy, raising fears about the global outlook if the mysterious coronavirus spreads or worsens.

Prison time for Insys bosses puts opioid makers on notice

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/23 3:39P By Hannah Kuchler, Nick Verbitsk
Editor's note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership with the Financial Times. Subscribers will see stories like this every day on our website (and in our daily emails) as an added value to your subscription. US...

Children's Health planning major expansion in Plano

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/23 1:03A Ryan Salchert
The leading pediatric health care system in North Texas is planning a massive expansion at its Plano medical center. On Thursday, Children's Health announced an expansion plan which will include a new seven-story, 300,000-square-foot tower which...

SWK Holdings approved for listing on Nasdaq Capital Market

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 1/22 7:51A Rebecca Ayers
Dallas-based SWK Holdings Corp. has been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market. The company will start trading on Thursday under ticker symbol “SWKH.” The specialty finance firm, which is focused in the life science sector, originally...

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...
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