Healthcare Alliance to host Dec. 13 event on “Ransomware”

12/06/2017

The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will host the educational lunch “How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware” on Dec. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Microsoft Technology Center in Irving. Stephen Cracknell, president/CIO of US Medical IT, will serve as speaker. With the dramatic increase in the number of healthcare businesses struggling with Ransomware and maintaining … Read More

Accenture – Technology for People Part 2

12/06/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following is the second of a series provided by Accenture. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision explores five trends that underscore the importance of technology for people: • Trend 1—AI is the New UI: Healthcare Experience Above All … Read More

DFWHC to host Jan. 25 webinar on Digital Health Technology

12/05/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be hosting its first webinar of 2018 on Jan. 25 titled “Digital Health Technology Trends.” The complimentary educational session is from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. and will be co-hosted with Accenture, a new DFWHC Associate Member. Dr. Kaveh Safavi, a senior managing director and head of global health practice at the company, will serve … Read More

Accenture – Technology for People Part 1

11/29/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following is the first of a series provided by Accenture. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision explores five trends that underscore the importance of technology for people: • Trend 1—AI is the New UI: Healthcare Experience Above All … Read More

KPN Health – The Importance of Big Data in Healthcare

11/28/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by KPN Health, Inc. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] Blog by Don Navarro, Chairman, KPN Health and David Hultsman, Chief Technology Strategist, KPN Health Big Data is not a new concept. It is a better marketing “word” to describe the increasingly … Read More

More than 120 attendees turn out for “HIPAA Enforcement”

06/09/2017

More than 120 attendees turned out for the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) educational “Hot Topic” meeting “HIPAA Enforcement” yesterday morning in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Vaniecy Nwigwe, JD, MSA, a Deputy Regional Manager, and Valerie Montoya, MSCJ, an Equal Opportunity Specialist Investigator of the Office of Civil Rights served as guest speakers … Read More

Just three weeks until DFWHC Hot Topic meeting “HIPAA Enforcement!”

05/19/2017

It’s just three weeks until the DFW Hospital Council’s educational “Hot Topic” meeting “HIPAA Enforcement” on June 8 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Guest speakers will be Vaniecy Nwigwe, JD, MSA, a Deputy Regional Manager, and Valerie Montoya, MSCJ, an Equal Opportunity Specialist Investigator, of the Office of Civil … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses informatics in D magazine feature

04/10/2017

In the article “How North Texas Universities Are Improving Tech Education” posted this morning by D Magazine, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love commented on informatics programs at Texas Woman’s University. According to the story written by Jeff Bounds, “Dallas-Fort Worth is predicted to add more than 14,300 high-paying jobs across 13 information-technology categories between now and 2022.” An … Read More

Health Industry Council to host March 7 event at Haynes & Boone

03/03/2017

The Health Industry Council Foundation will be hosting the educational event “Addressing Labor Shortages in Healthcare Informatics” on March 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the offices of Haynes and Boone, LLP in Dallas. Speakers will include Matt Mettry, vice president of operations at NorthStar Anesthesia; Travis Singleton, senior vice president at Merritt Hawkins; and Dr. Mari Tietze, … Read More

Foundation data combined with asthma-related Twitter study

05/12/2016

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s hospital data was combined with an analysis of real-time Twitter data to project population-level asthma ED visits and hospital admissions, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting last week in Baltimore. Researchers used Twitter location data to isolate tweets from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and only included asthma-relevant tweets in … Read More