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

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 and Health Catalyst webinar on April 2 to detail “Top-3 Healthcare Trends”

03/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Health Catalyst will host the complimentary educational webinar “Top-3 2020 Healthcare Trends and How to Prepare” on Thursday, April 2 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail ways in which health systems can assess their analytics and identify opportunities for improvements in patient safety and population health. Dr. Stephen … Read More

Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit set for May 12-13

03/04/2020

Modern Healthcare and the Austin Healthcare Council will be hosting the “Healthcare Transformation Summit” on May 12-13 at the Hilton Austin Hotel. With healthcare transforming at a rapidly-accelerating rate, this event will detail shifting healthcare policy, population health, information technology and a growing call to engage patients in their care. More than 20 sessions and 40 speakers will be presenting … Read More

NextGate – Tapping SDOH data to gain a picture of one’s needs

11/25/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by NextGate. By Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate Access to a complete picture of one’s health is key to enhanced clinical decision-making, coordination of care, patient safety, administrative efficiencies and patient-provider satisfaction. This requires tapping into data outside the four walls of traditional healthcare settings. Because the … Read More

Jennifer Miff named new president of DFWHC Foundation

09/25/2019

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today that Jennifer Miff has been named the new President of the DFWHC Foundation. Miff will replace Kristin Tesmer, the long-time former president of the DFWHC Foundation who stepped down in September to join Dallas Medical Resources. Miff has extensive experience leading data analytics to drive growth and organizational improvement. She has led … Read More

DFWHC webinar “Surgical Spotlight” posted online

08/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and AMG Equipment complimentary educational webinar “Surgical Spotlight: Illuminating the Business of Surgery” held Thursday, August 22 is now available online. Blake Stock, director of product management and customer success at ORHub, Inc. served as keynote speaker with DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love providing the introductions. Blake discussed how cloud-based data analytics can help Perioperative … Read More

Flatirons Digital Innovations introduces Flatirons Digital Hub for healthcare

08/01/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Flatirons Digital Innovations. Flatirons Digital Innovations Inc., FDI, a content services and system integration provider, announced last week the availability of Flatirons Digital Hub for Healthcare. The new clinical informatics solution moves patient information from aging or redundant electronic health record (EHR) systems to a … Read More

DFWHC to host Aug. 22 webinar detailing “Surgical Spotlight”

07/31/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with AMG Equipment will host the webinar “Surgical Spotlight: Illuminating the Business of Surgery” on Thursday, August 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (CST). This complimentary webinar will detail how cloud-based data analytics can help Perioperative leadership gain visibility into the key metrics that drive efficiency. Great innovation not to be missed! … 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