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

11/25/2019

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

11/21/2019

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

11/12/2019

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

11/06/2019

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

10/25/2019

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

ACHE’s quarterly education event set for Thursday

10/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Fourth Quarter Education Event this Thursday from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican Sugar Restaurant in Plano. Don’t miss a loaded lineup of expert speakers participating in two separate panels. The first discussion will detail “Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured,” with panelists including: • Catherine Oliveros, vice president community health … Read More

Lone Star HFMA to host “White Coats and Numbers” on Nov. 1

10/17/2019

The Lone Star Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) will be hosting the morning educational event “White Coats and Numbers” on November 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon on the 17th floor at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Speakers will include: • Don Taylor, professor at University of Texas at Dallas and president/CEO of American University … Read More

ACHE to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Oct. 22

10/16/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a Fort Worth edition of “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, October 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Reata Restaurant. Don’t miss a loaded lineup to include Michael Sanborn, chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health All Saints, moderating a panel to include: • Jenny Beuerlein, chief executive … Read More

DFWHC Luncheon sponsorship deadline on Monday

09/20/2019

The deadline to sponsor the DFW Hospital Council’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon is next Monday at 5:00 p.m. The event is set for Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Sponsorships are a great opportunity to get your company’s name before the hospitals of North Texas. There are only a few sponsorships still available! … Read More

Just 21 days until DFWHC’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon!

09/18/2019

It’s just 21 days until the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Tickets and sponsorships are still available. This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, co-chair of Medical City Healthcare, to be the 2019 recipient of … Read More