Healthcare Alliance to host Dec. 13 event on “Ransomware”

12/06/2017

The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will host the educational lunch “How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware” on Dec. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Microsoft Technology Center in Irving. Stephen Cracknell, president/CIO of US Medical IT, will serve as speaker. With the dramatic increase in the number of healthcare businesses struggling with Ransomware and maintaining … Read More

Accenture – Technology for People Part 2

12/06/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following is the second of a series provided by Accenture. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision explores five trends that underscore the importance of technology for people: • Trend 1—AI is the New UI: Healthcare Experience Above All … Read More

DFWHC to host Jan. 25 webinar on Digital Health Technology

12/05/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be hosting its first webinar of 2018 on Jan. 25 titled “Digital Health Technology Trends.” The complimentary educational session is from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. and will be co-hosted with Accenture, a new DFWHC Associate Member. Dr. Kaveh Safavi, a senior managing director and head of global health practice at the company, will serve … Read More

Accenture – Technology for People Part 1

11/29/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following is the first of a series provided by Accenture. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision explores five trends that underscore the importance of technology for people: • Trend 1—AI is the New UI: Healthcare Experience Above All … Read More

KPN Health – The Importance of Big Data in Healthcare

11/28/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by KPN Health, Inc. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] Blog by Don Navarro, Chairman, KPN Health and David Hultsman, Chief Technology Strategist, KPN Health Big Data is not a new concept. It is a better marketing “word” to describe the increasingly … Read More

Foundation data combined with asthma-related Twitter study

05/12/2016

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s hospital data was combined with an analysis of real-time Twitter data to project population-level asthma ED visits and hospital admissions, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting last week in Baltimore. Researchers used Twitter location data to isolate tweets from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and only included asthma-relevant tweets in … Read More

Just one week until Annual Health Care Conference

01/07/2016

Have you registered yet? You will not want to miss the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Health Care Conference next Thursday, January 14 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The event will be highlighted by the panel discussion “Using Data to Develop Clinical Programs.” Participants include: • Dr. Melissa Gerdes of Methodist … Read More

Annual Health Care Conference set for Jan. 14

12/02/2015

The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its Annual Health Care Conference on Thursday, January 14 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The event will be highlighted by the panel discussion “Using Data to Develop Clinical Programs.” Participants will include Dr. Melissa Gerdes of Methodist Health System, Dr. Christopher Menzies of Children’s … Read More