DFWHC to host “By Demand” webinar detailing “Surprise Billing and Transparency” on Thursday

10/14/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will host the complimentary educational webinar “Surprise Billing and Transparency Mandates: What they might mean for providers” this Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This “hot topic by demand” webinar was requested by area providers. With at least 25 states implementing measures and Congress now pursuing a legislative fix to address surprise billing, potential … Read More

DFWHC hosts 71st Annual Awards Luncheon

10/09/2019

Before a near sold-out audience yesterday at the Irving Convention Center, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon before 700-plus attendees. Recipients included Andy Stern of Medical City Healthcare and AMN Healthcare with the Distinguished Health Service Award; Kyle Armstrong of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney as the Young Healthcare Executive of the … Read More

Sponsors announced for Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon

10/01/2019

The sponsors are set for the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon in one week on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location!). Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will serve as top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon this year. Hall Render is the nation’s largest health care-focused law firm distinguished by its attorneys’ extensive knowledge and … Read More

Local State of Reform event attracts 300-plus

09/13/2019

State of Reform made it’s first-ever appearance in North Texas yesterday attracting more than 300 attendees to its Health Policy Conference at the Irving Convention Center. The day-long event convened leaders from across 12 different silos including health plans, hospitals, provider groups, state agency leaders, elected officials, mental health, pharma, health IT, professional services, HR/employee benefits, public health, and local … Read More

Hall Render – Conscience Rule and Protected Employees

09/12/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. By Robin Sheridan and Lindsey Croasdale On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced the issuance of the final conscience rule, which prohibits discrimination of individuals on the basis of their exercise … Read More

Hall Render – Patient Transportation: How to Legally Get Patients in the Door

06/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. Providers are often looking for additional opportunities to engage patients and ensure compliance with treatment regimens. By implementing patient transportation programs, providers are able to help alleviate this frequent hurdle facing their patients. In addition, providers are able to increase efficiencies, avoid missed … Read More

North Texas hospital employees awarded at April 25 Luncheon

04/29/2019

HURST, TX – A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon was held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. More than 700 attendees turned out to honor 130 nominees and 14 announced winners from a pool of 55 area hospitals. “We hope this is a … Read More

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

04/23/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm focused exclusively on matters specific … Read More

Hall Render – Sexual harassment legislation may impact employers

02/25/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by the Hall Render. In the year or so since the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shined a national media spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace, the issue has reached several courts and state legislatures as well. As a result, employers may now be required to … Read More

DFWHC announces Year-Round Sponsors for 2019

02/12/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is proud to announce Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will return as its Year-Round Sponsors for 2019. The designation allows the two companies to be the top sponsors at all major DFWHC events including its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 and the 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on October 8. “The … Read More