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DFW Healthcare Brief: Medical City Arlington’s New CEO and Texas Health Is a Top Four Place to Work in Texas

Plus Signify Health names a Chief Product Officer and TimelyMD marks 1 million served.
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LaSharndra “Sharn” Barbarin is the new CEO of Medical City Arlington after serving as the CEO of Medical City Lewisville since 2015. While leading the Lewisville hospital, the hospital expanded emergency/trauma, robotice, orthopedics, spine, breast oncology and colorectal services. Lewisville received an “A” safety score from Leapfrog and the “Best Hospital to Have a Baby” in Denton County by DFWChild Magazine. She has been in the Medical City system for 25 years after starting as an administrative fellow at Medical City Las Colinas. She also participated in D CEO Healthcare’s Women Leaders in Healthcare Panel in 2019.


Fortune has ranked Texas Health Resources No. 4 in its Best Workplaces in Texas list, marking the fifth year the system has been recognized as one of the best employers in the state. It is the highest ranked health system state as well. Partnering with Great Places to Work, Fortune conducts an employee survey to identify the best places in each state based on employee experience, trust, respect, fairness, and camaraderie. Texas Health was also ranked 37 in the nation on the Best Companies to Work For list.


Signify Health has named Paymon Farazi has its Chief Product Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in product strategy for healthcare and technology companies and will be leading the healthcare platform’s efforts to help providers move into the value-based care space. He has served in product and operations leadership positions at OptumInsight, Cargill, Symantec, and Dell.


TimelyMD is marking a milestone, and now cares for more than one million students across the country. The company offers 24/7 telehealth and counseling services to numerous campuses nationwide, with licensed providers in all 50 states. The company has locked in 45 new partnerships this year, including Carnegie Mellon University, James Madison University, Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, Virginia Tech University, and more.

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