DFWHC to co-host April 30 webinar on emergency center wait times

04/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with 6SigmaTek will host the complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, morale and even hospital revenue … Read More

TWU conference on health informatics set for April 5

03/27/2019

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) will be hosting a Doswell Conference on “Connected Communities: The Role of Health Informatics” on Friday, April 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the TWU campus in Dallas. Health informatics uses information technology to organize and analyze health records to improve outcomes. It deals with the resources, devices and methods to utilize acquisition, storage, … Read More

Modern Healthcare Summit lands in Austin May 16-17

03/20/2019

Nearly 83 percent of CEOs surveyed by Modern Healthcare say innovation is speeding up. Are you keeping up? Join top leaders, innovators and disrupters at the Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit on May 16-17 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas to learn how you can bring innovation into your organization. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will … Read More

Healthcare Alliance to host March 13 educational event

03/12/2019

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Harnessing Technology to Migrate the Healthcare System to a Value-Based Model” tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. Scott Flannery, CEO of United Healthcare in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as keynote speaker. United Healthcare employs more than 17,000 employees with … Read More

“Get Kidz Fit Fest” set for April 13 at Fair Park

03/12/2019

The Community Council of Greater Dallas will host the 12th Annual “Get Kidz Fit Fest” on Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. This year’s event is being held in partnership with the Oncor Mayor’s Race. Get Kidz Fit brings hundreds of organizations, companies and sponsors together in a one-of-a-kind collaboration … Read More

Mercer seminars set for March 5 in Plano, Irving and Fort Worth

02/27/2019

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Mercer will host “Health Benefit Trends & Insights You Can Use in 2019” at three different locations on Tuesday, March 5. The first event is from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Glen Eagles Country Club in Plano. An identical roundtable is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Las Colinas Country Club … Read More

DFWHC Feb. 20 webinar on “Patient Payments” posted online

02/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flywire Health webinar “Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments” hosted February 20 has now been posted online. Webinar topics included: • Empowering Patients; • Driving Revenue for Providers; • New Technology; • Improving Collection Performance. John Talaga, executive vice president and general manager of Flywire Health, served as speaker. You can view the … Read More

Health Industry Council announces dates of 2019 events

02/15/2019

The Health Industry Council Foundation has announced the dates of its 2019 educational events. Topic and speakers have not yet been determined. Events are set for April 16, June 11 and October 16. All sessions will be breakfast events from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Topics, speakers and locations will be announced in the coming months. For information, please contact … Read More

EHN event on Feb. 27 to detail care coordination

02/15/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Beyond Health Technology: Improving Care Coordination for Patients and Families” on Wednesday, February 27 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Jeryn Laengrich, healthcare consultant and principal of Laengrich Healthcare Partners, will serve as speaker. In this session, Jeryn will discuss definitions of … Read More

Mental Health Speaker Series attracts 90-plus

02/13/2019

More than 90 attendees turned out for this morning’s educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The mental health speaker series was hosted by Children at Risk in coordination with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas. By way of … Read More