Tags : health care

Healthy Strategies

CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMS IN TEXAS By David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D. “The health care problem is the No. 1 problem of America and of American business. It’s the tapeworm, essentially, of the American economy, and we have not dealt with that yet.” Warren Buffet   When The Dallas Morning News reported last year that, in […]Read More

If You Build It, Will They Come?

GETTING BIOTECH VENTURE CAPITAL INTO HOUSTON  By Graham Randall, PhD When it comes to transforming Houston’s promising biotechnology into marketable products, the number and size of venture capital deals has been the hardest metric to improve. The typical VC investor looks for companies with strategic business plans driven by strong management teams. And there’s the […]Read More

Health Care: A Snapshot of Today & A Look Forward

The transition facing health care—to improve quality and reduce costs—might seem like a simple thing. But it’s not. The industry is keeping its eyes on trends like large mergers and acquisitions, growing Accountable Care Organizations, payment mechanisms, administrative costs, access to health care by the uninsured, and chronic disease management. At the same time, technology […]Read More

Developing Physician Leaders

HOW PHYSICIANS CAN LEARN TO LEAD THE RAPIDLY CHANGING HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY  By Jill Lewis A search for leadership books on Amazon offers over 86,000 results, and there are as many definitions of leadership as there are people who write about it. However, most experts would agree that leadership occurs in groups striving to achieve […]Read More

Millennials & Health Care

HOW WILL TECHNOLOGY, MOBILITY & 5 GENERATIONS MESH?  By J.R. Thomas Millennials are plugged into technology, they are mobile and desire variability in their lives. They also are starting to reach into the health care delivery system for themselves as well as to help care for their aging parents and grandparents. With Millennials now outnumbering […]Read More

2016 Economic Forecast: Houston

By Ray Niekamp, Managing Editor Photography by Jonathan Garza OVERVIEW The decline in the energy sector, caused by $45 oil, has attracted a lot of attention this year, but as Keith Phillips of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – San Antonio Branch said, “There’s a lot of things going on here besides oil and […]Read More

2016 Economic Forecast: Dallas

By Ray Niekamp, Managing Editor Photography by Jonathan Garza OVERVIEW The decline in the energy sector, caused by $45 oil, has attracted a lot of attention this year, but as Keith Phillips of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – San Antonio Branch said, “There’s a lot of things going on here besides oil and […]Read More