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

Hall Render – The ADA and COVID-19

05/21/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. By Robin Sheridan, attorney at Hall Render While there has been an onslaught of new legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers don’t want to lose sight of traditional employment laws. The Fair Labor … Read More

DFWHC and VitalTech to detail “Virtual Hospital Today” on June 4

05/20/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech will co-host the webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” on Thursday, June 4 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. The proprietary platform enables health systems, nursing facilities, home health providers, physicians and senior living facilities to streamline workflows while improving outcomes, … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring Interlocutor is now available

04/28/2020

The spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the shocking developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. You can also read about the many projects our partners have been working on during this crisis. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. You can … Read More

Health Catalyst to host April 17 encore webinar on “COVID-19 Capacity Planning”

04/15/2020

Health Catalyst, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will host the educational webinar “COVID-19 Capacity Planning for Staffing and PPE” on April 17 at 11:00 a.m. CDT. COVID-19 has created unprecedented strain on hospital capacity and resources. On April 8, Health Catalyst released a public Capacity Planning Tool to address capacity needs throughout the healthcare system during COVID-19. … Read More

OSPECS Consulting promoting sterile processing expertise

04/10/2020

OSPECS Consulting, LLC, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, has been promoting its in-demand national experts on sterile processing. Their high-level disinfection program performs a deep dive into the sterile processing department to evaluate process efficiencies in five functional areas of operations against regulatory standards and guidelines. “Are your endoscopy technicians trained to perform a safe and effective … Read More

R-Water cleaning system making headlines during outbreak

04/08/2020

R-Water, LLC, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, has been making headlines over the past month during the COVID-19 pandemic with its innovative cleaning system. In a story broadcast on KENS-5 in San Antonio, R-Water’s product was detailed at a local hospital. R-Water is a Texas-based, woman-founded company that offers a cleaning system to businesses wanting a germ-free … Read More

Health Catalyst to host April 8 webinar on “COVID-19 Capacity Planning”

04/07/2020

Health Catalyst, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “COVID-19 Capacity Planning Tool Live Demo and Q&A Session” on April 8 at 11:00 a.m. CDT. COVID-19 has created unprecedented strain on hospital capacity and resources. We are in uncharted territory. In an attempt to help healthcare systems weather the storm, Health Catalyst has … Read More

Hall Render to host April 8 webinar on “Health Care Relief Fund”

04/07/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Accelerated Payments and the $100 Billion Health Care Relief Fund: Financial Strategies for Providers and Suppliers” on April 8 at 12:00 noon CDT. The massive $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) signed into law March 27, 2020 includes $100 … Read More

Mercer conducts national poll detailing COVID-19 preparation in hospitals

04/01/2020

A national poll conducted last week by Mercer revealed more than 75 percent of the participating hospitals are shifting registered nurses from other areas of the facility to deal with the surge of patients from the coronavirus (COVID-19). An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), Mercer plans to conduct weekly polls to provide information to the health care … Read More