Webinar on June 11 to detail COVID-19 “Surge Staffing”

06/08/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with Apollo on June 11 to detail “Surge Staffing” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase nationally, regional “hotspots” are sprouting up in numerous areas. Hospitals within these areas are experiencing an increased need for beds and personnel. At the same … Read More

DFWHC and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” posted online

06/05/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech educational webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” originally held June 4 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. An expert panel included Ernie Ianance, executive vice president and co-founder of Vital-Tech, and Dr. Anjan Panneer Selvam, the chief technology officer at Vital-Tech. Stephen Love, … Read More

Health Catalyst – Managing Hospital Patient Flow

06/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. One of the ongoing challenges healthcare systems face is managing hospital patient flow—the movement of patients through the hospital from entry to discharge. If not managed effectively, patient flow can have negative ripple effects throughout the health system. Efficient hospital patient flow allows … Read More

DFWHC/VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” just two days away!

06/02/2020

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” on Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. In advance of the webinar, VitalTech announced last week it would offer 90 days of free telehealth services in an effort to … Read More

Webinar on June 4 to detail “COVID-19 Relief Funding/Recovery Management”

06/01/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with Hagerty Consulting on June 4 to detail “COVID-19 Relief Funding/Recovery Management” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. It’s estimated hospitals could lose more than $500 billion over just 100 days because of COVID-19. Through legislative packages, the government is providing billions in funding to help hospitals with short-term … Read More

Methodist, Baylor Scott & White and SW Transplant guests highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

06/01/2020

Episode 22 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included changes in trauma care during these trying times and local teamwork involving organ donations and surgeries. Guests included: • Patti Niles, President/CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance; • Dr. Darryl Amos, Trauma Medical Director, Methodist Dallas; … Read More

VitalTech offering 90 days of free telehealth in advance of DFWHC webinar on June 4

05/29/2020

In advance of the June 4 webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” hosted with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), VitalTech announced today it will offer 90 days of free telehealth services in an effort to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The “DFWHC – VitalTech Give-Back” program provides 90 days of free access to VitalTech’s platform to all DFWHC members, thereby helping … Read More

OSPECS Consulting – What happens in the basement might prevent COVID-19

05/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by OSPECS Consulting, LLC. There is an unsung hero in the fight against COVID-19: the sterile processing department of your local hospital. The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and its technicians are charged with cleaning, preparing and sterilizing any reusable medical device used on patients. Often overlooked—it … Read More

Guests from Baylor Scott & White, UT Dallas highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/26/2020

Episode 21 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 financial forecast in North Texas and the recent phenomenon of local residents’ fear of calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • John McCracken, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management at UT Dallas and Professor of … Read More

R-Water provides COVID-19 defense to assisted living community

05/22/2020

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Associate Member R-Water, LLC continues to make headlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cutting edge cleaning and disinfection company recently installed its EPA-regulated anti-microbial pesticide device at Appletree Court Assisted Living in Richardson, Texas. This timely installation will allow for the on-site production of TK60, a hypoallergenic healthcare grade disinfectant proven effective in killing coronavirus (COVID-19), … Read More