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Meet the Finalists: Leaders From BenefitMall, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, and Center for BrainHealth

Innovation in healthcare

D Magazine


The article features insights from two CEOs and an Executive Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on innovation and its impact on their organizations. BenefitMall CEO, Scott Kirksey, emphasizes the importance of recognizing the need to improve or replace a task, service, or transactional process and simplifying the process for customers to focus on bringing value. Meanwhile, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation CEO Steve Miff stresses the importance of designing a unique and novel approach to solving problems and deploying innovations that the community can share. Stephen White, Executive Director of the Center for BrainHealth, believes innovation can be learned through intentional effort. He sees a brain economy relying on innovation, and his team leads the charge. They credit the pandemic for inspiring organic innovation and adaptations that will shape how they do business in a post-COVID world. They rate the Dallas-Fort Worth area as an attractive location for innovation, citing its favorable business environment, cultural diversity, and smart, humble, and hungry community.Read full story in D Magazine.

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