About the Council

The Health Industry Council is a non-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing and supporting the health industry in North Texas.

As a unique collaboration of organizations committed to the development and delivery of quality and innovative healthcare, the Council is the principal resource for networking and thought leadership in Dallas/Fort Worth.

The Council’s Mission:

  • Create synergy among the organizations involved in healthcare, and work to make the region a recognized center for the health industry on a local, national and international level;
  • Foster and implement projects and initiatives on a local, national, and international basis and serve as a forum for communication among members of an increasingly integrated health industry;
  • Initiate and/or support direct and indirect regional economic development activities related to healthcare and biotechnology;
  • Serve as an educational and informational resource on matters affecting industry development.

Council education programs are focused on the business of medicine and industry development, with topics on:

  • Legal & Regulatory Affairs
  • Finance
  • Technology & Innovations
  • Worksite Wellness & Human Resources
  • Business Development
  • Access to Care & Quality Management

Council networking programs connect peer groups in the areas of:

  • Hospitals & Health Systems
  • Academic Institutions
  • Public Health
  • Insurers
  • Design & Construction
  • Living/ Post-Acute Care
  • Marketing, Public Relations, and Business Development
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Device & Pharmaceuticals

Council strategy sessions provide a neutral ground for disparate segments of the industry to discuss innovations, barriers, ideologies, and solutions. Press releases and white papers are potential results of these expert-lead discussions.

Council promotion efforts are then focused on bringing regional and national recognition to the fact that North Texas is a united and innovative leader as the third largest health industry market in the United States.

Council Sustaining Partners & Sponsors

  • Baylor Health Care System
  • Texas Health Resources
  • The International Law Firm of Fulbright & Jaworski
  • K&L Gates
  • Polsinelli Shughart PC
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • VHA
  • Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • BKD CPAs & Advisors
  • FKP Architects
  • Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
  • McKesson
  • MedSynergies
  • Parkland Hospital
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Senior Care Centers
  • Tenet Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UNT Health Science Center