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Healthcare Brief (03/18/21)

Signify Health goes public, DFW's top 100 Nurses, Texas Health's community impact grants, and CareNow partners with American Airlines.
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Value-based healthcare platform Signify Health, Inc. announced its public offering, with 23.5 million shares of Class A common stock at a price of $24.00 per share. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 11. Signify’s platform uses analytics and technology to help health systems implement care based on value rather than fee-for-service care.

The 2021 DFW Great 100 Nurses list is out, highlighting 100 nurses among 50,000 nurses practicing in North Texas. The list included 35 nurses from Texas Health Resources hospitals and 23 nurses from Medical City Healthcare’s hospital network.

Texas Health Resources has awarded $5 million in grants to organizations in North Texas to address needs in the community. Anxiety screening, community gardens, and assisting with job training are some of the issues identified by the Texas Health Community Needs Assessment and addressed with the grants.

Medical City’s CareNow urgent care brand has partnered with American Airlines to give pre-flight COVID-19 testing for travelers originating from DFW and heading to 12 destinations in Central American and the Caribbean. In addition to London and Hawaii, other locations are below.

·         Aruba ·         Roatan, Honduras
·         Bogota, Colombia ·         San Salvador, El Salvador
·         Belize ·         San Pedro Sula,  Honduras
·         Guatemala ·         Santiago, Chile
·         Montego Bay, Jamaica ·         St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
·         Nassau, Bahamas ·         Tegucigalpa, Honduras


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