DFWHC’s Love to speak at Oct. 7 event at UT Dallas

08/21/2019

The University of Texas (UT) at Dallas’ Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management will host the educational event “Medicare for All: What Does it Really Mean?” on Monday, October 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Davidson Auditorium at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. The panel discussion will include DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen … Read More

DFWHC and Mercer to co-host “Enterprise Risk Modeling” webinar on Aug. 28

08/06/2019

You don’t want to miss this! The DFW Hospital Council and Mercer will co-host the August 28 webinar “Enterprise Risk Modeling for Health Care Systems” on August 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by speakers with more than 35 years of combined experience to discuss a powerful tool to assist health care … Read More

Flatirons Digital Innovations – Case study on EHR data

07/03/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Flatirons Digital Innovations. During the past several years, three hospitals in the northeast were acquired by a larger hospital network. The parent network has more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities, home care agencies and outpatient centers in more than 20 states. In … Read More

CBS pays a visit to DFWHC offices

04/04/2019

CBS 11 News Reporter Brian New paid a visit to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) offices this afternoon to interview our President/CEO W. Stephen Love on hospital pricing. With hospital pricing transparency rules taking effect January 1, CBS is producing a news segment detailing North Texas hospitals’ efforts to post their price lists online in an effort to increase price … Read More

Flywire Health – Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments

03/01/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Flywire Health. Blog by John Talaga, EVP/GM, Flywire Health To view a webinar on this topic recorded last month, please click here. NEW RULES OF ENGAGEMENT Rising healthcare costs and growing patient financial liability are changing the way hospitals get paid as payers punt the … 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

Southwest Consulting Associates – FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule

02/20/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Southwest Consulting Associates. By Kyle Pennington, Client Relations Manager at Southwest Consulting Associates In its FY 2019 IPPS final rulemaking published August 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continued the transition of utilizing charity care and bad debt costs reported … Read More

What is the single-payer system?

02/19/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In North Texas, we treat patients in our hospitals who support many cultural doctrines, so we steer clear of political discussion. We always try to advocate for public policy that improves coverage and treatment. We also strive to educate the community on emerging healthcare issues. With that said, let’s discuss the … 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