DFWHC hosts 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

10/18/2018

Before a near sold out audience yesterday at the Arlington Convention Center, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its Annual Awards Luncheon before 700-plus attendees. Recipients honored included Charlie Powell of Ciera Bank and JPS Health Network with the Distinguished Health Service Award; Jyric Sims of Medical City Fort Worth as the Young Healthcare Executive of … Read More

Accenture posts first of series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 “RPA” webinar

10/18/2018

RPA: Optimizing Healthcare, Improving Lives Is there room for robots in the hospital? To answer that, here is a story from James MacDougall of robotic process automation (RPA) provider for Blue Prism: “My first sortie as an Air Force pilot in an F-16 taught me one very important lesson—namely, that some technologies outstrip the human ability to maximize its performance. … Read More

“Opioid Crisis” webinar now available online

10/12/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) October 10 educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” is now available online. Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The webinar can be viewed here. For questions, … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS webinar details a cure for the “Opioid Crisis”

10/11/2018

More than 180 attendees participated in yesterday’s educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” hosted in coordination between the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The complimentary webinar … Read More

6SigmaTek – Decreasing wait times in your emergency department

10/05/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by 6SigmaTek. By Stephen Griffin, Managing Partner, Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation at 6SigmaTek, LLC Is your hospital experiencing long lengths of stays? Perhaps patients leaving without being seen or even against medical advice? Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation has created a high-level approach that … Read More

DFWHHRA luncheon on “Financial Wellness” set for next Wednesday, Oct. 10

10/05/2018

Just a few days are left to register for the Dallas-Fort Worth Healthcare Human Resources Association (DFWHHRA) luncheon “Employee Financial Wellness = Employer Resource Optimization” on Wednesday, October 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Texas Star Convention Center in Euless. David Cross, chief marketing officer of Fiducius, will serve as the keynote speaker. David is a customer … Read More

Hall Render and CampbellWilson to serve as Platinum Sponsors of Oct. 17 Annual Awards Luncheon

10/03/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is proud to announce Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will serve as the top Platinum Sponsors of the DFW Hospital Council’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17 at the Arlington Convention Center. Hall Render is the nation’s largest health care-focused law firm distinguished by its attorneys’ extensive knowledge and experience. Its health lawyers provide … Read More

Nov. 1 webinar to detail “Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare”

10/01/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture will host the webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” on November 1 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. This complimentary education event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, and James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism, serving as the expert … Read More

DFWHC on hand for opening of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy

09/28/2018

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of the presenters on Tuesday during the grand opening of the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Dallas. The establishment is noted for being the first free pharmacy open to the public in Texas. Additional presenters included Michael Pazzaglini, executive director of the pharmacy, and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. “We … Read More

Dallas Street Choir to perform National Anthem at DFWHC’s Oct. 17 Luncheon

09/28/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has hired the Dallas Street Choir to perform the National Anthem during its 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 17 at the Arlington Convention Center. The Dallas Street Choir was established in 2014 with a mission is to provide a musical outlet for those experiencing homelessness and severe disadvantage. To date, more than 1,000 individuals … Read More