Accenture posts first of series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 “RPA” webinar

10/18/2018

RPA: Optimizing Healthcare, Improving Lives Is there room for robots in the hospital? To answer that, here is a story from James MacDougall of robotic process automation (RPA) provider for Blue Prism: “My first sortie as an Air Force pilot in an F-16 taught me one very important lesson—namely, that some technologies outstrip the human ability to maximize its performance. … Read More

“Opioid Crisis” webinar now available online

10/12/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) October 10 educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” is now available online. Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The webinar can be viewed here. For questions, … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS webinar details a cure for the “Opioid Crisis”

10/11/2018

More than 180 attendees participated in yesterday’s educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” hosted in coordination between the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The complimentary webinar … Read More

6SigmaTek – Decreasing wait times in your emergency department

10/05/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by 6SigmaTek. By Stephen Griffin, Managing Partner, Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation at 6SigmaTek, LLC Is your hospital experiencing long lengths of stays? Perhaps patients leaving without being seen or even against medical advice? Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation has created a high-level approach that … Read More

Nov. 1 webinar to detail “Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare”

10/01/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture will host the webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” on November 1 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. This complimentary education event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, and James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism, serving as the expert … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS to co-host “Opioid Crisis” webinar on Oct. 10

09/18/2018

With communities and lawmakers alike responding to increased public pressure to find solutions to a deadly opioid crisis affecting every state in the U.S., the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has partnered with the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to co-host the October 10 webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data.” The … Read More

KPN announces new brand identity

09/12/2018

KPN Health, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, announced in September it’s rebranding from KPN Health to KPN, including a new logo and website. KPN’s new logo is designed to emphasize to ACOs, healthcare associations, hospitals and provider networks, KPN’s new Knowledge.Performance.Now. focus. Through its advisory services, KPN can serve as a “Trusted Advisor” to assist clients anticipate … Read More

Video of DFWHC/Mercer event “Workforce Redefined” now available

08/13/2018

The video for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Mercer/Oliver Wyman educational event “The Workforce Redefined: Challenging our thinking in the wake of Data, Tech and AI” on August 9 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is now available. Christopher Schrader, a principal of health services in New York at Oliver Wyman and Matthew Stevenson, a partner at Mercer … Read More

Mercer/Oliver Wyman detail the workforce future during this morning’s seminar

08/09/2018

More than 60 attendees braved the rain this morning to attend the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Mercer/Oliver Wyman educational event “The Workforce Redefined: Challenging our thinking in the wake of Data, Tech and AI” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Christopher Schrader, a principal of health services in New York at Oliver Wyman and Matthew Stevenson, … Read More

Last chance to register for next Thursday’s DFWHC/Mercer event “Workforce Redefined”

08/03/2018

With healthcare workforce demands poised to explode over the next decade, you don’t want to miss the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Mercer/Oliver Wyman educational event on August 9 “The Workforce Redefined: Challenging our thinking in the wake of Data, Tech and AI.” It’s your last chance to register for this complimentary breakfast seminar from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. … Read More