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

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

DFWHC and Flatirons webinar on data archiving posted online

01/09/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” originally hosted in December has been posted online. This complimentary educational event included Flatirons’ experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; Brad Rix, Data Archiving Solution Architect; and Frank Hughes, Healthcare IT Specialist. Florentine, Rix and Hughes have … Read More

Just one week until DFWHC/Flatirons webinar!

11/29/2018

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; Brad Rix, Data Archiving Solution … Read More

Dec. 6 webinar to detail healthcare “Data Archiving”

11/15/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Flatirons Digital Innovations will host the webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; Brad Rix, Data Archiving Solution … Read More

Flatirons Digital Innovations – Take out IT costs to fuel world-class care

11/07/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Flatirons Digital Innovations. By Frank Hughes, Healthcare IT Specialist, Flatirons Digital Innovations As the cost of providing world-class healthcare continues to rise, healthcare organizations face ongoing challenges to support their patients, clinicians and practitioners. One of the biggest challenges that carries a significant underlying … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar details robotic automation in healthcare

11/01/2018

More than 90 attendees participated in today’s educational webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture. The complimentary event was hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism and Frank Catone, a senior director … Read More

DFWHC teams with OnPlan Health by Flywire to offer healthcare payment solutions

10/30/2018

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) and OnPlan Health by Flywire are pleased to announce a strategic partnership, effective immediately. The alliance is expected to benefit North Texas hospitals by enhancing the value DFWHC offers its members through the wide range of patient friendly payment solutions provided by the OnPlan Health platform. The partnership continues a long-standing DFWHC trend to … Read More

Accenture posts third in series of blogs in advance of Thursday’s webinar

10/29/2018

RPA Done Right: Preparing for Automation In previous blog posts (No. 1, No. 2), we described the three approaches to robotic process automation (RPA), namely Recorded Desktop Automation (RDA), Software Development Kits (SDK), and RPA Digital Workforce, each having its rightful place to solve for specific business requirements. But RPA Digital Workforce is the only solution that can securely scale … Read More

Accenture posts second in series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 webinar

10/23/2018

Intelligent Automation in Healthcare Intelligent Automation is the future, and the health industry is not immune to it. We are on the cusp of another industrial revolution that will change the way we work and interact with our patients and customers. Gartner estimates that “one-third of the workforce may be replaced by robots by the year 2025,” and that by … Read More