NextGate – Tapping SDOH data to gain a picture of one’s needs

11/25/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by NextGate. By Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate Access to a complete picture of one’s health is key to enhanced clinical decision-making, coordination of care, patient safety, administrative efficiencies and patient-provider satisfaction. This requires tapping into data outside the four walls of traditional healthcare settings. Because the … Read More

Hall Render – Modernizing the Stark Law framework

11/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. On October 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an anticipated proposed rule (Proposed Rule) aimed at modernizing Federal Stark Regulations. The Proposed Rule is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched “Regulatory … Read More

DFWHC to host weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care”

11/20/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has decided to go “Radio Ga Ga” in 2020 when it will begin hosting the weekly radio program “The Human Side of Healthcare” on KRLD 1080 AM. The DFWHC Board of Trustees approved the radio broadcast in October. The program, airing Sunday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT starting January 12, is expected to showcase the … Read More

Let’s work together to solve this issue

11/14/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council John F. Kennedy once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” You might be surprised to learn that one in nine children in the U.S. live in Texas, a statistic that is most certainly a blessing. The Georgetown University Health Policy … Read More

ACHE to host End-of-Year networking event on Dec. 12

11/12/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host an End of Year After Hours Networking Event on Thursday, December 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Network Bar in Dallas. Come join the fun and networking for this first-ever event held in coordination with the local chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. You can register here. For information, … Read More

DFWHC’s Fall Interlocutor is now available

11/11/2019

Just in time for the cold weather, the DFW Hospital Council’s Fall edition of the Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click on the graphic or link below to read the latest on DFWHC’s new radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” to run weekly in 2020, a recap of our 71st Annual Awards Luncheon and the introduction of Jennifer … Read More

DFWHC’s Love highlighted in State of Reform video

11/06/2019

Our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was highlighted this week in the State of Reform video “What They’re Watching.” The video series interviews national executives to gauge the latest issues in healthcare. Love detailed his concerns including Medicaid expansion, trauma funding, the Driver Responsibility Act and telehealth. State of Reform is a conference series and executive … Read More

DFWHC discussion on Medicaid 1115 attracts 50-plus in Dallas

11/05/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render complimentary educational event “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid Waivers” attracted more than 50 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. DFWHC flew in a pair of prominent national speakers from Indiana to discuss U.S. Medicaid 1115 waivers. The breakfast seminar was highlighted by Brian Neale, an independent consultant … Read More

DFWHC discussion on Medicaid 1115 just one week away!

10/29/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render event “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid Waivers” is just one week away on November 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. DFWHC is flying in a pair of prominent national speakers for the complimentary educational event with a focus on Medicaid 1115 waivers. The … Read More

The 30th Annual DFW Great 100 Nurses now accepting nominations

10/25/2019

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Dallas Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses. The call for nominations has begun, with a deadline set for Jan. 10, 2020. The DFW Great 100 Nurses awards 100 registered nurses in the metroplex for their achievements, dedication and contributions to their profession. If you know a Great 100 Nurse, nominate them for the … Read More