Senate unveils health care bill

06/22/2017

The closely guarded Senate health care bill written behind closed doors has become public. The unveiling of the legislation marks the first time the majority of the Senate GOP conference gets a comprehensive look at the health care proposal. With Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week, senators only have a handful of days to decide … Read More

Just one week until ELEVATE340B webinar!

06/22/2017

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and ELEVATE340B’s “Hot Topic” webinar “340B: Landscape, Compliance and Optimization” on June 29 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. This educational event is intended for hospital-covered entities participating in the 340B drug-pricing program. The webinar will be introduced by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, who will also participate in the Q&A. … Read More

H-Source – Supply Chain efficiency can save billions…here’s how

06/21/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by H-Source. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Healthcare costs are rising and reimbursements are declining. As a result, shrinking margins are forcing hospitals to find new, innovative ways of maintaining financial health. As CEO and President Emeritus of the American Hospital … Read More

Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 9-10

06/20/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services will be hosting the 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit and the 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference, August 9-10 at the Marriot Las Colinas Hotel in Irving. Titled “Stand Up for Safety!,” the event will be highlighted by Dr. Abdusalam Nasidi, director of the Nigeria … Read More

Gerber – Infant Feeding, reducing the risk of Atopic Dermatitis

06/20/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Gerber. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Among infants, atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common allergic disease. In fact, up to 1 in 5 infants will develop this skin condition by age 6 months of age, and it can persist … Read More

Dallas Street Choir performs at Carnegie Hall

06/15/2017

The Dallas Street Choir, a North Texas musical outlet for the homeless and disadvantaged, performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Wednesday evening, joining 17 residents of a Manhattan homeless shelter. Never in the 126-year history of the storied hall has a musical ensemble of homeless performers appeared at Carnegie, said the hall’s archivist, Gino Francesconi. The Dallas … Read More

Hall Render – When and what did leaders know?

06/15/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. The Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (“DOJ’s”) Criminal Division recently released new compliance policy guidance for use by its attorneys and investigators when “conducting an investigation of a corporate entity, … Read More

DFWHC and ELEVATE340B to host June 29 webinar

06/14/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and marketing partner ELEVATE340B will host the “Hot Topic” webinar “340B: Landscape, Compliance and Optimization” on June 29 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. This educational event is intended for hospital-covered entities participating in the 340B drug-pricing program. The webinar will be introduced by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, who will also participate in the Q&A. … Read More

One month until DFWHC’s Speed Networking on July 13!

06/13/2017

It’s just one month until the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Speed Networking on July 13 in the Reverchon Room at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. If you’re looking to make contact or just meet-and-greet, you won’t miss a beat by attending this popular DFWHC event. Register now as there is only a limited number of seats available. This complimentary … Read More

Volume to Value – DFWHC “Hot Topic” event set for July 21

06/12/2017

It’s a summer of DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) “Hot Topic” meetings as we will be hosting “Enabling the Successful Transition from Volume to Value” on Friday, July 21 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Co-hosted by the Coker Group, speakers will include Stefan Werdegar, vice president of leadership development/executive search at the … Read More