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

11/07/2018

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

DFWHC and Accenture webinar details robotic automation in healthcare

11/01/2018

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

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

10/30/2018

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

10/29/2018

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

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

10/23/2018

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

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

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

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

Wello – Our health and our bodies are connected to indoor moisture

09/25/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Wello, Inc. Our health and our bodies are directly connected to indoor moisture. Viable or infectious viruses are far more potent in low humidity than higher humidity. To compound this, while our immune system depends on well-hydrated tissues inside, our respiratory system depends on … Read More