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


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

ACHE Annual Women’s Breakfast set for Oct. 2


The ACHE of North Texas will host its “Annual Women’s Breakfast” on Tuesday, October 2 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. at the La Cima Club in Las Colinas. A panel will be on hand to include Dr. Teresa Chan-Leveno, an associate professor at UT Southwestern; Patricia M. Currie, president of hospital operations at Baylor Scott & White Health; Mellissa … Read More

DFW Alliance to host “Quality Outcomes” educational lunch on Oct. 9


The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational event “How to Improve Quality Outcomes and Thrive in Value Based Care” on October 9 at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Michael Massey, a chief medical officer at Baylor Scott & White Health, will serve as the keynote speaker. Dr. … Read More

KPN announces new brand identity


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

DFWHC educational webinars now available online


The two most recent DFW Hospital Council educational webinars have been posted online. “VA Hospital Claims: Deconstructing the Resolution Process” hosted in coordination with Argos Health on August 30 provided an overview of the VA and offered ideas for improved payment for VA claims. Kirby Yawn, a senior vice president at Argos Health, served as the main speaker. “Pricing Transparency: … Read More

DFWHC/PARA HealthCare webinar “Pricing Transparency” set for next Wednesday


The DFW Hospital Council and PARA HealthCare Analytics webinar “Pricing Transparency: Strategies in a Healthcare Marketplace” is less than a week away on Wednesday, September 5 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. This complimentary educational event will also include a second topic “Managed Care Remittance: Strategies to Ensure Hospital Reimbursement.” Speakers include Peter A. Ripper, president and founder of PARA HealthCare … Read More

DFWHC and PARA Healthcare to host Sept. 5 webinar on “Price Transparency”


Strategies for healthcare price transparency will be one of several topics discussed during a DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) educational webinar on September 5 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hosted in coordination with PARA Healthcare Analytics, the event is titled “Pricing Transparency: Strategies in a Healthcare Marketplace.” A second topic, “Managed Care Remittance: Strategies to Ensure Hospital Reimbursement” will also … Read More

Love to speak at TSCPA Conference in San Antonio


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will serve as a speaker during the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) annual Advanced Health Care Conference, July 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio. Love’s presentation, titled “Healthcare Trends,” will open the day on July 23 at 7:30 a.m. The TSCPA Conference will include more than 15 educational sessions and … Read More

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group


A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times a year. “We would love … Read More

Modern Healthcare to host Austin Summit, June 7-8


Modern Healthcare will host its Healthcare Transformation Summit, June 7-8 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. Considered one of Modern Healthcare’s most important events of the year, it is being presented in conjunction with the Austin Healthcare Council. More than 500 providers, payers, suppliers and investors are expected to participate. The theme is “Achieving Next Generation Healthcare Transformation Through … Read More