DFW Healthcare Brief: AMN Makes Recruiting Acquisition and UTSW is Top Diversity Healthcare Employer

Healthcare staffing firm AMN Healthcare has acquired Connetics USA, which specializes in the international recruitment of nurses and allied health professionals. The company helps professionals through immigration and licensing procedures upon entering the United States and serves hospitals, dialysis and long-term care facilities.

America’s Best Diversity Employers 2022 ranked UT Southwestern Medical Center as the Top Diversity Healthcare Employer in the United States and in the top 20 of all companies. the Forbes and the Statista list ranks UT Southwestern as the only healthcare organization in the top 20, and is based on employee referrals, indirect referrals, and diversity leadership. More than 60,000 employees from 24 industries were surveyed at companies with at least 1,000 employees and participated in the study.

Health Wildcatters is still accepting applicants for the 2022 cohort, which will be a hybrid experience to allow entrepreneurs to participate in person or virtually. The healthcare accelerator program allows startups to connect with mentors and investors and includes a pitch day in November where participants will pitch to potential partners. The three-month program will accept eight to 12 new participants with the chance to join the 88 alumni companies that have raised over $200 million. Click here to learn more.

Cooper Wellness Strategies launched Cooper Tracks at Cooper Fitness Center, which are exercise and education programs that focus on chronic disease prevention and management. Each program focuses on a specific health condition such as cardiovascular disease, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, wellness or reconditioning. The eight-week track is offered in small groups and led by a professional trainer.

The Medical Student Section of the Texas Medical Association has recognized UNT Health Science Center medical student Kate Russell as its 2022 student of the year.. Russell is the immediate past president of the TMA Medical Student Chapter at UNTHSC, and has helped organize a flu shot clinic for low-income Fort Worth residents and participates in Walk-a-Doc events. where community members follow doctors and medical students.


Will is the editor of CEO magazine and editor of D CEO Healthcare. He wrote about health care…