DFWHC’s Love to participate in July 9 “State of Health” event

07/07/2020

The Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce will host a “State of Health” virtual panel discussion on July 9 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Phillip Huang, Dallas County Health and Human Services Department; • Jason Isham, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Shawna D. Nesbitt, UT Southwestern. The event is sponsored by Children’s … Read More

Webinar on June 25 to detail COVID-19 coding challenges

06/23/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with HCCS HIM Services on June 25 to detail “COVID-19 Coding Challenges and Opportunities” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. One of the many disruptions wrought by COVID-19 on hospital finances are coding, documentation and compliance changes. Two such changes are appropriate telehealth coding and revenue recovery resulting from … Read More

Love to serve on panel during July 8 COVID-19 discussion

06/17/2020

The North Texas Commission will host a continuation of its “To the Point” panel series with the virtual “The Changing Face of Healthcare after COVID-19” on July 8 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Paul Hain, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; • Dr. John Burruss, Metrocare Services; • and Dr. … Read More

Webinar on June 11 to detail COVID-19 “Surge Staffing”

06/08/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with Apollo on June 11 to detail “Surge Staffing” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase nationally, regional “hotspots” are sprouting up in numerous areas. Hospitals within these areas are experiencing an increased need for beds and personnel. At the same … Read More

DFWHC and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” posted online

06/05/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech educational webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” originally held June 4 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. An expert panel included Ernie Ianance, executive vice president and co-founder of Vital-Tech, and Dr. Anjan Panneer Selvam, the chief technology officer at Vital-Tech. Stephen Love, … Read More

Health Catalyst – Managing Hospital Patient Flow

06/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. One of the ongoing challenges healthcare systems face is managing hospital patient flow—the movement of patients through the hospital from entry to discharge. If not managed effectively, patient flow can have negative ripple effects throughout the health system. Efficient hospital patient flow allows … Read More

DFWHC/VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” just two days away!

06/02/2020

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” on Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. In advance of the webinar, VitalTech announced last week it would offer 90 days of free telehealth services in an effort to … Read More

Webinar on June 4 to detail “COVID-19 Relief Funding/Recovery Management”

06/01/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with Hagerty Consulting on June 4 to detail “COVID-19 Relief Funding/Recovery Management” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. It’s estimated hospitals could lose more than $500 billion over just 100 days because of COVID-19. Through legislative packages, the government is providing billions in funding to help hospitals with short-term … Read More

VitalTech offering 90 days of free telehealth in advance of DFWHC webinar on June 4

05/29/2020

In advance of the June 4 webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” hosted with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), VitalTech announced today it will offer 90 days of free telehealth services in an effort to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The “DFWHC – VitalTech Give-Back” program provides 90 days of free access to VitalTech’s platform to all DFWHC members, thereby helping … Read More

OSPECS Consulting – What happens in the basement might prevent COVID-19

05/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by OSPECS Consulting, LLC. There is an unsung hero in the fight against COVID-19: the sterile processing department of your local hospital. The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and its technicians are charged with cleaning, preparing and sterilizing any reusable medical device used on patients. Often overlooked—it … Read More