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

EHN to host Parkland’s Dr. Steve Miff for Sept. 26 meeting

09/19/2018

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation – The State of the Union” on Wednesday, September 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Dr. Steve Miff, president/CEO of Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI), will serve as keynote speaker. EHN is a free networking … Read More

DFW Alliance to host “Quality Outcomes” educational lunch on Oct. 9

09/19/2018

The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational event “How to Improve Quality Outcomes and Thrive in Value Based Care” on October 9 at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Michael Massey, a chief medical officer at Baylor Scott & White Health, will serve as the keynote speaker. Dr. … 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

Countdown has begun – just one month until DFWHC’s Annual Awards Luncheon

09/17/2018

The countdown has begun! It is just one month until to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 in the main ballroom at the Arlington Convention Center. Sponsorships and tickets are still available. This year’s event is themed “Charting the Course,” with Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chair of the board … 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

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” broadcast now available online

09/13/2018

If you missed Sunday morning’s two-hour radio broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week, no worries. It is now available online. The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) served as the local sponsor, with area hospital experts taping advanced promos in support of a program detailing the need … Read More

KPN announces new brand identity

09/12/2018

KPN Health, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, announced in September it’s rebranding from KPN Health to KPN, including a new logo and website. KPN’s new logo is designed to emphasize to ACOs, healthcare associations, hospitals and provider networks, KPN’s new Knowledge.Performance.Now. focus. Through its advisory services, KPN can serve as a “Trusted Advisor” to assist clients anticipate … Read More

Wello to host Sept. 27 webinar on flu prevention

09/11/2018

New DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Associate Member Wello will host the complimentary webinar “Two New Methods to Keep Flu from Spreading in Your Facility” on Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. CST. Dr. Murray Cohen, a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) executive and president of CDIC, Inc.; and Rik Heller, president of Wello Inc., will serve … Read More

Sponsorships still available to Annual Awards Luncheon

09/10/2018

Sponsorships are still available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 in the main ballroom at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s event is themed “Charting the Course,” with Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network, to be the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished … Read More