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Healthcare Brief

Texas Health's Social Purpose Report, two home health consolidations, and more.

Texas Health Resources released their Social Purpose Report, outlining the organization’s programs, goals, and strategies to address improved health in the community. Among many of the highlights, a COVID-19 prevalence study with UT Southwestern, the more than $750 million in charity care the hospital provided, new diversity strategies, and opening of several new healthcare sites topped the list.

Nanoscope Therapeutics in Bedford has a new drug that can improve sight for patients of hundreds of different blindness causing genetic issues. The original trials were in India, and the changes appear to be long lasting. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved trials to take place in the U.S. The Dallas Morning News has more.

Home Health company Choice Health at Home has closed three acquisitions and expanded services in Texas and into Louisiana and Oklahoma after to its new partnership with Coltala Holdings, a DFW-based holding company.   The company is rapidly expanding services and based in Tyler, TX. It operated 40 locations in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma and has 800 licensed healthcare employees.

Dallas-based home health provider AccentCare Inc. acquired Southeastern Health Care at Home from Geneva Glenn Capital. The acquisition will help expand home health services in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Southeastern was the largest privately owned provider of home health services in Pennsylvania. AccentCare is a provider in 31 states with 30,000 professionals working from 250 locations.