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Dallas region ranks among top U.S. spenders for healthcare, leading hospitals, insurers to seek cures for rising costs

Dallas Morning News, August 3, 2009

Faced with data showing Dallas doesn't give good value for money in healthcare, North Texas medical, insurance, and other business leaders are discussing a transformation to curb spending and improve quality. The talks involve archrival hospital chains Baylor Health Care Systems and Texas Health Resources as well as other hospitals, physician groups, the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce and insurer Cigna HealthCare.