Flatirons Digital Innovations – Take out IT costs to fuel world-class care


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Flatirons Digital Innovations. By Frank Hughes, Healthcare IT Specialist, Flatirons Digital Innovations As the cost of providing world-class healthcare continues to rise, healthcare organizations face ongoing challenges to support their patients, clinicians and practitioners. One of the biggest challenges that carries a significant underlying … Read More

ACHE to host Fall Networking on Nov. 29


The ACHE of North Texas will host its Fall After Hours Networking Event on Thursday, November 29 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the The Statler Dallas, Curio Collection by Hilton in Dallas. This will be the final after-hours networking event of the year for the ACHE of North Texas, being held at the Waterproof lounge perched atop the … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar details robotic automation in healthcare


More than 90 attendees participated in today’s educational webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture. The complimentary event was hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism and Frank Catone, a senior director … Read More

Love to moderate panel during Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit


During the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit, a national conference taking place November 5-7 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel, DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love will moderate a panel during the presentation “You Try Running a Hospital.” Love’s segment is set for Wednesday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. The panel will include Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health … Read More

DFWHC teams with OnPlan Health by Flywire to offer healthcare payment solutions


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) and OnPlan Health by Flywire are pleased to announce a strategic partnership, effective immediately. The alliance is expected to benefit North Texas hospitals by enhancing the value DFWHC offers its members through the wide range of patient friendly payment solutions provided by the OnPlan Health platform. The partnership continues a long-standing DFWHC trend to … Read More

Accenture posts third in series of blogs in advance of Thursday’s webinar


RPA Done Right: Preparing for Automation In previous blog posts (No. 1, No. 2), we described the three approaches to robotic process automation (RPA), namely Recorded Desktop Automation (RDA), Software Development Kits (SDK), and RPA Digital Workforce, each having its rightful place to solve for specific business requirements. But RPA Digital Workforce is the only solution that can securely scale … Read More

DFWHC’s historical video on Annual Awards Luncheon posted online


The historical video detailing the 70-year history of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Annual Awards Luncheon, in addition to a brief glance at the history of DFWHC, is now available online. DFWHC recruited Agency Creative, the Dallas marketing and advertising agency, in August to produce the film. It debuted during DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17. Interviews with … Read More

DFWHC’s Steve Love honored for community work


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was honored for his community work on October 23 during the United Nations (UN) Association Reception and Awards Show at the SMU Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The Dallas Chapter of the UN is a national grassroots organization devoted to strengthening the U.S.- UN relationship through public education and advocacy. Love, plus seven additional recipients, … Read More

Accenture posts second in series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 webinar


Intelligent Automation in Healthcare Intelligent Automation is the future, and the health industry is not immune to it. We are on the cusp of another industrial revolution that will change the way we work and interact with our patients and customers. Gartner estimates that “one-third of the workforce may be replaced by robots by the year 2025,” and that by … Read More

ACHE of North Texas annual dinner set for Nov. 7 in Irving


The North Texas chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) will host its annual Membership Dinner on November 7 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. Tickets have been selling fast, but individual and table tickets are still available. This year’s guest speaker is none other than Tony Hill, the former … Read More