Alliance for Healthcare Excellence luncheon set for Feb. 12


The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “A Thought-Provokingly Different Simpler Healthcare Model” on Wednesday, February 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the T. Boone Pickens & Palliative Care Center in Dallas. The luncheon will be held in the facility’s Marnie and Kern Wildenthal Education Center. Nadine Hauf, chief operating officer of United Healthcare’s … Read More

Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 23


Save the date! The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set for Thursday, April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event is themed “2020 Vision: A World of Opportunities,” with the energetic Christine Cashen to serve as keynote speaker. Cashen is the author of the bestselling books “The Good Stuff” and “It’s … Read More

“Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Methodist, Medical City and MADD


The third edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, January 19 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • John Phillips, President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Sherry Cusumano, Executive Director of Community Education and Clinical Development at Medical City Green Oaks; • Ron Sylvan, Regional Executive … Read More

Love hosts panel at North Dallas Chamber’s Health Care Conference


DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love moderated a panel this morning during the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Health Care Conference in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The event was sold out with 200-plus in attendance. Love’s panel was titled “The Impact of Health Care on the Local Economy” and included guest speakers … Read More

ACHE Student Summit set for Jan. 25


The ACHE of North Texas will host its DFW Healthcare Student Summit on January 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Texas Health Resources Pavilion in Arlington. JPS Health Network President/CEO Robert Earley will serve as the keynote speaker. A Healthcare Leader Panel will include: • Britt Berrett director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership & Management at … Read More

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


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

Hall Render – Modernizing the Stark Law framework


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. On October 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an anticipated proposed rule (Proposed Rule) aimed at modernizing Federal Stark Regulations. The Proposed Rule is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched “Regulatory … Read More

ACHE to host End-of-Year networking event on Dec. 12


The ACHE of North Texas will host an End of Year After Hours Networking Event on Thursday, December 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Network Bar in Dallas. Come join the fun and networking for this first-ever event held in coordination with the local chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. You can register here. For information, … Read More

DFWHC’s Love highlighted in State of Reform video


Our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was highlighted this week in the State of Reform video “What They’re Watching.” The video series interviews national executives to gauge the latest issues in healthcare. Love detailed his concerns including Medicaid expansion, trauma funding, the Driver Responsibility Act and telehealth. State of Reform is a conference series and executive … Read More

The 30th Annual DFW Great 100 Nurses now accepting nominations


This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Dallas Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses. The call for nominations has begun, with a deadline set for Jan. 10, 2020. The DFW Great 100 Nurses awards 100 registered nurses in the metroplex for their achievements, dedication and contributions to their profession. If you know a Great 100 Nurse, nominate them for the … Read More