AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women's health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an Obama-era decision.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Days before Christmas, acclaimed pianist João Carlos Martins ran to a Sao Paulo bar to show off his new gloves to friends. They were seemingly magical, enabling the 79-year-old to play songs with both hands for the first time in 21 years.
DispatchHealth, a Denver-based provider of tech-enabled in-home health care, announced Jan. 22 an expanded collaboration with Texas Health Resources that enables on-demand medical care for Fort Worth residents in their homes, helps reduce unnecessary visits to the emergency room and improves…
NEW YORK (AP) — As this winter's flu outbreak intensifies, small business owners try to keep their companies from being overwhelmed by employee absences.
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, the nation’s first Accredited Accountable Care Organization recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), announced a strategic partnership Jan. 21 with TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG.
UNT Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, have formed a collaboration that converges data, research and technologies to help improve prevention and treatment for individuals at high-risk for preventable diseases, such as…
Along with more than doubling sales in 2019 compared to the previous year, Fort Worth biotechnology company Eosera has announced partnerships with new distributors and a move to a new space to handle the growth.
BEIJING (AP) — China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital. The outbreak coincides with the country's busiest travel period, as millions board trains and planes for the Lunar New Year holidays.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Two men were killed and at least five people were injured when someone opened fire during an argument at a concert in San Antonio, Texas, and police are hunting for the shooter who fled the scene.
The Fort Worth Business Press honored area leaders in health care on Jan. 16 at the TCU BLUU Ballroom. The event was presented by TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine and the University of North Texas Health Science Center and TCU. Gold sponsors were D&M Leasing, Kimbell Art Museum, Baylor …
The need for chronic disease treatment for uninsured patients has proven so great at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford that the Healthy Education Lifestyle Program has expanded drastically to accommodate many more, the hospital said in a news release.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Primary Heart Attack Center Certification, Texas Health said in a news release.
In the last five years, there has been a tremendous rise in outpatient location expansion within the health care industry. Retailers like CVS and Walgreens have opened thousands of clinics, and urgent care facilities have boomed. Even health systems have jumped on the trend by partnering wit…
Dr. Karen Duncan, MD, MBA, a board-certified pediatrician with more than 20 years of medical and executive leadership experience, has been named chief operating officer for JPS Health Network.
Tarrant County District Attorney Sharen Wilson announced on Twitter on Jan. 8 that starting Thursday, she will be taking leave for a medical procedure.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Rob Lowe knows a little something about the vital roles of first responders, and he's bringing that to TV with his latest role.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling "Prozac Nation" made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday at age 52.
Penny Johnson has been named president/CEO for Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South and AdventHealth’s Southwest Region, which also includes hospital campuses in Killeen, Lampasas and San Marcos, Texas as well as a new health care campus opening in Mansfield, in late 2020. Texas He…
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman awaiting a court decision in her battle against a Texas hospital's plan to end life-sustaining treatment for her 11-month-old daughter spoke out Monday after revoking the medical center's permission to talk about her child's treatment.
URAC announced Jan. 6 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the programs of ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI), a health care accreditation organization based in Annapolis, Maryland.
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge on Thursday sided with a hospital that plans to remove an 11-month-old girl from life support after her mother disagreed with the decision by doctors who say the infant is in pain and that her condition will never improve.
Emma Leigh Petermeier was born at 12:01 a.m. on January 1 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. The healthy girl weighed in at 6 pounds, 12 ounces and is the first child for Emily and Austin Petermeier of Arlington.
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said state officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship.
Veterans Home Care (VHC), with regional offices in Arlington, has announced the launch of its new VetAssist® App for smartphones and tablets.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down "Obamacare's" now-toothless requirement that Americans carry health insurance but sidestepped a ruling on the law's overall constitutionality. The decision means the law remains in effect for now.
Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based organization whose mission is to revolutionize burn care and quality of life for veterans, first responders and families, presented a $100,000 burn fellowship grant to UT Southwestern in Dallas Dec. 12.
The City of Fort Worth recently partnered with healthcare cost-reduction experts SmartLight Analytics in an innovative effort to alleviate the rising costs of employee healthcare, the company said in a news release.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal watchdog says Texas officials wouldn't cooperate with a report released Monday that cast doubt on public health assurances made during Hurricane Harvey, when the powerful Category 4 storm unleashed an environmental assault on the country's largest petrochemical…
The Fort Worth Business Press will honor area leaders in health care on Jan. 16 at the TCU BLU Ballroom. The event is TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine and the University of North Texas Health Science Center and TCU.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge newly assigned to decide if a Texas hospital can remove a 10-month-old girl from life support against her mother's wishes said Thursday she was allowing more time for a facility to be found that would take Tinslee Lewis, even as a doctor said the most basic a…
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The mother of a 10-month-old girl on life support testified Thursday that her daughter is "sassy" and enjoys cartoons, as a Texas judge considered whether a Fort Worth hospital can remove life-sustaining treatment because doctors say the infant's condition will never…
Caregiver Inc., Texas’ second-largest provider of long-term care services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Mosaic services in Texas, the company said in a news release.
On April 25, 2020, the JDRF Greater Fort Worth chapter will recognize local Fort Worth residents Alan and Bonnie Petsche at the JDRF Promise Ball, taking place at Fort Worth Convention Center. As the Promise Ball’s Honorees, the Petsches are being acknowledged for their longstanding commitme…
DALLAS (AP) — A new judge will consider if a Texas hospital can take a 10-month-old girl off life support despite her family's opposition after the impartiality of the previous judge was questioned.
DALLAS (AP) — A new judge will consider if a Fort Worth hospital can take a 10-month-old girl off life support despite her family's opposition after the impartiality of the previous judge was questioned.
Texas Health Resources announced Dec. 10 that it will significantly increase its graduate medical education (GME) commitments to help address the shortage of physicians in the Metroplex, increase access to convenient care and improve quality and health outcomes for North Texans.
Tarrant County Public Health has confirmed the first pediatric flu death of this season. This is the first reported pediatric flu death in Tarrant County since 2015.