DFWHC and NextGate to co-host June 27 webinar

05/31/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with NextGate will host the webinar “Comparing Patient Matching Value & Performance for the Healthcare Enterprise” on Thursday, June 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (CST). Duplicate patient records cost U.S. healthcare systems more than $6 billion annually and individual hospitals $1.5M per year. The problem not only negatively impacts a provider’s … Read More

Southwest Consulting Associates – FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule

02/20/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Southwest Consulting Associates. By Kyle Pennington, Client Relations Manager at Southwest Consulting Associates In its FY 2019 IPPS final rulemaking published August 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continued the transition of utilizing charity care and bad debt costs reported … Read More

Dec. 6 webinar to detail healthcare “Data Archiving”

11/15/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Flatirons Digital Innovations will host the webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; Brad Rix, Data Archiving Solution … Read More

Fall Interlocutor is now available

11/14/2018

The Fall edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read the latest on the new grant awarded to the Foundation to provide Mental Health First Aid training to 12 North Texas counties. You can also check out a recap of the DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon, the Foundation’s Second Annual … 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

“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

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS to co-host “Opioid Crisis” webinar on Oct. 10

09/18/2018

With communities and lawmakers alike responding to increased public pressure to find solutions to a deadly opioid crisis affecting every state in the U.S., the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has partnered with the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to co-host the October 10 webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data.” The … Read More

Video of DFWHC/Mercer event “Workforce Redefined” now available

08/13/2018

The video for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Mercer/Oliver Wyman educational event “The Workforce Redefined: Challenging our thinking in the wake of Data, Tech and AI” on August 9 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is now available. Christopher Schrader, a principal of health services in New York at Oliver Wyman and Matthew Stevenson, a partner at Mercer … Read More