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March 28, 2018
UNT Health Science Center Partners with Catalyst Health Network to Create the Providers of the Future

Partnership Will Forge New Path in North Texas Healthcare

PLANO, TX - March 28, 2018 - UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth is advancing its commitment to create the health providers of the future by partnering with Catalyst Health Network (Catalyst), a URAC accredited clinically integrated network known for innovation, collaboration, and patient-centered care.

December 12, 2017
Catalyst Health Network Earns URAC Accreditation in Clinical Integration

Designation demonstrates highest level of commitment to quality healthcare


PLANO, Texas – Dec. 12, 2017 – Catalyst Health Network is pleased to announce that is has earned URAC accreditation in Clinical Integration. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, Catalyst Health Network has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

December 4, 2017
Catalyst Health Network Continues to Improve Quality and Lower Costs Through Cigna Collaborative Care Program


  • Achieved top quartile performance on clinical quality metrics
  • Hospital admissions 19 percent better than market
  • Lowered total medical costs 5.6 percent better than market


PLANO, Texas – Dec. 4, 2017 – New results from Cigna’s Collaborative Care initiative with Catalyst Health Network indicate that the program continues to improve health outcomes for Dallas-area residents while providing better affordability and an enhanced patient experience.

October 12, 2017
Catalyst Health Network and UnitedHealthcare’s Accountable Care Organization Fostering High-Quality Care at Lower Cost

Catalyst Health Network (Catalyst) has nearly doubled the number of annual preventive screenings for cervical cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer

Catalyst and UnitedHealthcare’s accountable care organization lowered health care costs in North Texas by more than $11 million in 2016

DALLAS (Oct. 12, 2017) — More people in the Dallas metroplex are accessing high-quality care at lower cost through Catalyst Health Network (Catalyst) and UnitedHealthcare’s accountable care organization (ACO).

The accountable care relationship was established in 2015 for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual health plans, and has grown to include more than 450 primary care providers across North Texas.

October 10, 2017
USMD Joins Catalyst Health Network Accountable Care Organization

Clinically Integrated Network Empowers Physicians and Patients
to Improve North Texans’ Health and Well-Being

Plano, Texas (Oct. 10, 2017)—Catalyst Health Network, one of the largest clinically integrated networks in the nation, has added USMD Health System to its expanding accountable care organization (ACO) network in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The addition of USMD to Catalyst Health Network will significantly increase the size of the network, bringing together 465 primary care providers (PCPs) in more than 140 locations that serve more than 750,000 patients across North Texas.

June 16, 2015
Catalyst and Methodist Patient-Centered ACO Partner to Better Serve Area Patients

Dallas, TX – Catalyst Health Network and the Methodist Patient-Centered ACO (MPCACO) today announced the completion of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations, as MPCACO joins Catalyst’s fast-growing list of affiliated healthcare organizations. MPCACO is affiliated with Methodist Health System, which is comprised of seven hospitals and an array of other outpatient care sites throughout North Texas. The organization will work with Catalyst’s independent physician network to enhance delivery of higher quality care while improving overall costs.

June 1, 2015
Aetna Joins Catalyst Health Network

Catalyst becomes first North Texas physician network to hold value-based contracts with top four major carriers

DALLAS, TX – Catalyst Health Network and Aetna have entered into a contract to improve care provided to patients across North Texas. With the addition of Aetna, Catalyst becomes the first physician network to hold value-based contracts with the top four carriers in North Texas.

Aetna and Catalyst are working together to help shift the local health care system to one that rewards value over volume of services performed. Catalyst comprises more than 175 providers who are responsible for ensuring patients receive the right care, in the right place, and at the right time. Physicians and their extended care teams receive real-time patient information, enabling them to coordinate care more effectively. 

May 12, 2015
Catalyst Health Network ACO Adds HCA North Texas To Its Affiliates
HCA North Texas is now an affiliate member of the Catalyst Health Network, an accountable care organization for independent physicians in North Texas.
May 12, 2015
Catalyst Grows Affiliate Network with HCA

DALLAS – Catalyst Health Network, a fast-growing alliance of independent physicians in North Texas, is pleased to announce the addition of HCA to its affiliate network. HCA is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes approximately 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and employing approximately 204,000 people. In North Texas, HCA has 12 hospitals, 11 freestanding surgery centers, 5 freestanding ER’s, and 31 urgent care centers that will work with Catalyst’s independent physician network to improve quality of care while reducing overall costs. 

April 8, 2015
Three North Texas Medical Groups Start Cigna Collaborative Care Programs to Improve Health and Lower Costs in Metroplex

Cigna has launched collaborative care initiatives with three North Texas medical groups. The new arrangements with Catalyst Health Network, Dallas Methodist Physicians Network and Genesis Accountable Physician Network aim to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination, and achieve the goal of improved health, affordability and patient experience.