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Proton therapy treatment center breaks ground

Carolyn Poirot cpoirot@bizpress.netNorth Texas is getting a 220-ton cancer-fighting machine. The Texas Center for Proton Therapy will be the first cancer treatment facility in...

Michael Williams: The hospital of tomorrow

Carolyn Poirot cpoirot@bizpress.netHospitals all talk about patient-centered medical care, but Dr. Michael Williams says they have never really focused on patients, and that’s a...

Wellness breaks added at hotel

A. Lee Graham ReporterThe Omni Fort Worth Hotel has begun offering “wellness break” activities and special menus for groups and associations conducting meetings at...

Medicaid problems hinge of doctor, nurse pay

CHRIS TOMLINSON,Associated Press  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first question many doctors ask when new patients call for appointments is how they intend to pay....

Texas company abused mentally disabled workers, government says

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company profited from dozens of mentally disabled men working at a turkey processing plant in rural Iowa where...

Texas Health merges foundations

Jay McAuley  Texas Health Resources announced today that it is merging its Texas Health Presbyterian Foundation and Texas Health Harris Methodist Foundation into a single...

Arlington burger joints hold West fundraiser

By A. Lee Graham Chop House Burgers in Arlington has launched Burgers 4 West, a fundraising campaign benefiting those affected by this week’s fertilizer...

Rainwater Foundation funds neuro-research

nCarolyn Poirot cpoirot@bizpress.net   A new line of prion-inoculated  mice could speed up medical research to develop drug combinations to treat neurodegenerative diseases, including...

Huguley Hospital adds Texas Health to name

A. Lee Graham Reporter lgraham@bizpress.netTexas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South is the new name for Huguley Memorial Medical Center in south Fort Worth....

Surgical complications can be unintended profit center

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- No patient wants to experience complications after surgery. But such complications can actually lead to higher profits for hospitals if...

Fort Worth’s Geren named to CPRIT board

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Democratic congressman Pete Geren is joining the oversight board of the state's troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.Republican House...

The Scooter Store’s troubles push it to bankruptcy

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Scooter Store, a Texas-based company that supplies power wheelchairs and scooters to people with limited mobility, has filed...

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Fort Worth-based pharmacy technology provider PDX acquired for $208 million

Change Healthcare (Nasdaq: CHNG) on Tuesday, June 2, announced the acquisition of Fort Worth-based PDX, a leader in providing patient centric and...

AMC drama revisits ‘Millionaire’ quiz show coughing scandal

By LYNN ELBER AP Television WriterLOS ANGELES (AP) — Any misconduct that attached to ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" was...

2020 Heroes: Steve Arredondo

Steve Arredondo  Radiology/CT Technology Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth 20 years in the...