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

DFWHC participates in State of Reform Conference

02/06/2019

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was in Austin yesterday for the State of Reform 2019 Texas Health Policy Conference at AT&T Hotel on the campus of the University of Texas. Love moderated the morning panel discussion “Intersection of Behavioral Health and Homelessness.” Panel members included Larry James, executive director of CitySquare; Kevin Denmark, Texas state director of Beacon … Read More

DFWHC to co-host Feb. 20 webinar on “Patient Payments”

01/29/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with OnPlanHealth by Flywire will host the complimentary educational webinar “Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments” on Wednesday, February 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will detail how the rise in patient out-of-pocket is making it harder for patients to pay and shifting financial risk to providers. Traditional collection … Read More

North Dallas Chamber Health Care Conference attracts 150-plus

01/25/2019

The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference attracted more than 150 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Disrupting Health Care: How Data, M&A and Consumerism Could Hold the Cure,” DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love moderated a discussion on “Treatment: Creative and Transformation Solutions.” Shara McClure, senior vice president … Read More

ACHE to host Third Annual New Horizons event on Feb. 13

01/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Third Annual New Horizons event on Wednesday, February 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This is a great educational opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to learn from local executives. Early careerist and others in transition are also encouraged to attend. An … Read More

Texas Healthcare Challenge set for Feb. 8-9

01/18/2019

Are you ready? The Texas Healthcare Challenge hosted by Health Wildcatters is set for February 8-9 at the Pacific Place building in Dallas at 1910 Pacific Avenue, Floor 20. The Texas Healthcare Challenge is a competition inviting teams of professionals and students across diverse backgrounds to compete for cash and in-kind prizes by creating solutions for problems outlined by the … Read More

Local groups team together for Feb. 13 Mental Health Speaker Series

01/16/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Children at Risk and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas will host the educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” on Wednesday, February 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The seminar will focus on the policies … Read More

EHN event on Jan. 23 to detail healthcare use of digital tools

01/10/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Using Digital Tools to Manage Chronic Disease” on Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Scott Flannery, chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Employer and Individual operations in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as speaker. In Texas, UnitedHealth Group employs … Read More