Gerber – Important Immunological Components in Mother’s Milk

12/03/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Gerber. By Heidi Storm, Clinical Sciences Sr. Manager at Gerber Breastfeeding is the best way to nourish an infant, and it is recommended as the sole source of nutrition for infants up to 6 months of age by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).1 … Read More

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

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

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

Healthcare Solutions by SWC – The Positive Patient Experience

09/20/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Healthcare Solutions by SWC. By Amanda Ward Healthcare organizations these days all seem to be focused on creating the most extraordinary patient experience. It has become a competitive differentiator of sorts with new hospital construction touting the likes of high-tech concierge check-ins, upscale dining … Read More

Latest blog by Steve Love details continued rise in Texas uninsured

09/14/2018

The latest blog by W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, was posted today on the DCEO Healthcare website. Titled “A Call for Action to the Texas Legislature,” Love details the alarming increase in uninsured residents in Texas. “The latest Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index showed the uninsured rate in 2017 rose by significant margins in 17 states, with Texas … Read More

Summer Interlocutor is now available

08/30/2018

The summer edition of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click on the graphic below to read the latest on DFWHC’s upcoming 70th Annual Awards Luncheon and a column by Steve Love on the rising uninsured rates in Texas. You will also find guest articles on the DFW Intimate Partner Violence Coalition, “Decreasing Wait Times in the … Read More

A disturbing rise of uninsured rates in Texas

07/20/2018

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love posted his latest blog in the July 19 edition of D CEO Healthcare. Many improvements in the healthcare uninsured rates of U.S. citizens are beginning to erode, according to a Commonwealth Fund ACA Tracking Survey released this summer. Recent actions by Congress, the administration, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) … Read More

R-Water’s revolutionary TK60 disinfectant – the green choice

06/05/2018

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by Associate Members. This new post was provided by R-Water. For information, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. R-Water, LLC is a San Marcos, Texas manufacturer of a small device that generates a one-step cleaner-disinfectant (TK60) for use in healthcare. The company’s mission is to reduce preventable infectious diseases and reduce hazardous … Read More

R-Water: Texas-based cleaning solution is revolutionizing the market

05/30/2018

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by Associate Members. This post was provided by R-Water. For information, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. A company in Texas is creating a new product in the fight against deadly hospital acquired infections. R-Water, based in San Marcos and Dallas, is an eco-friendly alternative to chemical-based disinfectants. This is a greener, … Read More