ACHE to host Third Annual New Horizons event on Feb. 13


The ACHE of North Texas will host its Third Annual New Horizons event on Wednesday, February 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This is a great educational opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to learn from local executives. Early careerist and others in transition are also encouraged to attend. An … Read More

Texas Healthcare Challenge set for Feb. 8-9


Are you ready? The Texas Healthcare Challenge hosted by Health Wildcatters is set for February 8-9 at the Pacific Place building in Dallas at 1910 Pacific Avenue, Floor 20. The Texas Healthcare Challenge is a competition inviting teams of professionals and students across diverse backgrounds to compete for cash and in-kind prizes by creating solutions for problems outlined by the … Read More

Don’t wait, vaccinate! Free flu shots in Garland on Saturday


Dallas County Health and Human Services will arrive at the South Garland Library this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon to provide free flu shots for adults and seniors. So don’t wait, vaccinate! South Garland Library is located at 4845 Broadway Boulevard in Garland. Just look for the white flu mobilization van. Be there or be sick.

Local groups team together for Feb. 13 Mental Health Speaker Series


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Children at Risk and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas will host the educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The seminar will focus on the policies … Read More

North Dallas Chamber Health Care Conference just two weeks away!


The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference is just two weeks away on January 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Disrupting Health Care: How Data, M&A and Consumerism Could Hold the Cure,” with Dr. Len Nichols, director of the Center for Health … Read More

EHN event on Jan. 23 to detail healthcare use of digital tools


The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Using Digital Tools to Manage Chronic Disease” on Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Scott Flannery, chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Employer and Individual operations in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as speaker. In Texas, UnitedHealth Group employs … Read More

DFWHC and Flatirons webinar on data archiving posted online


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” originally hosted in December has been posted online. This complimentary educational event included Flatirons’ experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; Brad Rix, Data Archiving Solution Architect; and Frank Hughes, Healthcare IT Specialist. Florentine, Rix and Hughes have … Read More

DFWHC announces 2019 Board of Trustees


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2019. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair Charles Gressle, CEO, Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco • Chair-Elect John Phillips, President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center • Past Chair Scott Peek, COO, Baylor University Medical Center • Trustee, David Berry, President, Children’s … Read More

DFWHC hosts annual Holiday Luncheon for staff members


Enjoying the spirit of the season, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne held its annual holiday luncheon today for team members in the Fireside Ballroom of the Las Colinas Country Club. More than 40 staff members turned out for an event that included annual employee awards and prize giveaways. Trickster and comedic magician Rick Morrill delighted … Read More

Wello launches first self-service temperature screening technology


Contributing to the fight against the public spread of infections, Wello® has launched an FDA-Cleared, self-service screening tool for body temperature monitoring called welloStationX™. Already utilized by DFW healthcare and long-term care facilities, the welloStationX is a clinically-tested, hands-free, non-contact technology to assess body temperatures. Since elevated body temperatures can be indicative of the presence of infection, temperature monitoring can … Read More