DFWHC employees volunteer in honor of JFK

11/22/2013

Employee volunteers of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne participated in “Ask Not: The Dallas County Day of Service” yesterday in Dallas. They were part of a huge contingent of volunteers throughout the county planting trees, moving statues and cleaning area homes in honor of the county-wide service day memorializing the 50th anniversary of President … Read More

Love to serve as keynote speaker at awards dinner

11/14/2013

W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, will serve as keynote speaker during the 12th Annual Alliance for Healthcare Excellence Healthcare Heroes Awards and Dinner this evening at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch, Texas. A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the dinner and presentations from 7:00-9:30 p.m. The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence annually … Read More

Hospital economic impact exceeds $14 billion and 265,000 jobs

11/14/2013

The 2013 economic impact of the 85 member hospitals of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) on the North Texas economy is $14.4 billion in labor income, according to a study by Dr. Gerald A. Doeksen, regents professor at Oklahoma State University. This total shows a $2.2 billion increase in labor income from an identical study conducted in 2010. Both … Read More

Funding for physician payment changes must be front and center

11/11/2013

We are approaching the end of the year, a time for college football bowls and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Amid the frivolity of these popular winter events, Congress will postpone adjustments to the flawed Medicare sustainable grow rate (SGR) formula until the end of the year. Without appropriate congressional action, Medicare payments to physicians and other health professionals will decline … Read More

Final webinar scheduled for today at 4 p.m.

11/11/2013

Working with InsMed Insurance Agency, Inc., the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be hosting the final of three free webinars “Financial Planning 101” today at 4 p.m. The webinar is intended for residents and fellows. Once your training ends and you begin your career as full-time practicing physician, your income is likely to rise substantially. When those larger paychecks … Read More

Just five days until Nov. 5 “Meaningful Use” Summit

10/31/2013

It is just five days until “It’s Time: Meaningful Use Healthcare Summit,” Nov. 5. The special educational event is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Konica Minolta offices, 14800 Landmark Boulevard, Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75254. This summit is free to attendees and lunch will be provided, but you must pre-register. You can register by clicking the graphic … Read More

Tickets still available to Annual Awards Luncheon

10/11/2013

Just 12 days until the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s 65th Annual Awards Luncheon, Oct. 24 at the Arlington Convention Center. At this year’s event we will honor former Senator Florence Shapiro with the Distinguished Health Service Award. Jessica O’Neal of Methodist Dallas Medical Center will receive the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award. The inaugural presentation of the Kerney … Read More

Healthcare Summit scheduled for Nov. 5

10/10/2013

A special educational event “It’s Time: Meaningful Use Healthcare Summit” will take place Nov. 5, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Konica Minolta offices, 14800 Landmark Boulevard, Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75254. Hosted jointly by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), All Covered, the North Texas Regional Extension Center (NTREC) and Konica Minolta Business Solutions, the summit … Read More

Second Webinar scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 10

10/01/2013

Working with InsMed Insurance Agency, Inc., the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be hosting a free Webinar Thursday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. CST. Titled “What to look for in an Employment Contract,” the Webinar is intended for residents and fellows. Employment contracts can vary greatly from one to the next. That’s why you need to make sure you … Read More