Health Catalyst virtual summit set for Sept. 1-3


DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Health Catalyst will be hosting its Annual Healthcare Analytics Summit on September 1-3. The virtual event will be highlighted by more than 35 speakers. With the theme “The Transformative Role of Data and Analytics in a Post-COVID Era,” this year’s event will place a special emphasis on analytics during our country’s “new normal.” For agenda, … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host Aug. 27 COVID-19 Leadership Panel


The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “COVID-19 What We Learned: Leadership” on Thursday, August 27 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Dr. Ralph Baine, President, Emergency Medical Consultants of TeamHealth; • Dr. Nikhil Bhayani, Infectious Disease Consultant, Associate Professor, TCU/UNTHSC Medical School; • Stephen Love, President/CEO, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council; • … Read More

State of Reform to host North Texas virtual event on Oct. 6


State of Reform is returning to North Texas – virtually! For the second straight year, State of Reform will host its Annual Health Policy Conference locally on October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT. More than 25 speakers from across the metroplex will serve as panelists. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. State … Read More

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More

Health Catalyst – 10 Strategies for Navigating Volume to Value


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. Blog by Duncan Gallagher, President of Donegal Advisory Services, Health Catalyst As a country, we are confronting many options regarding accessible and affordable health insurance. Our choices include supporting state and national insurance exchanges, eliminating the individual mandate, repealing the Affordable Care Act, … Read More

Hall Render – COVID-19 cases increase, commercial eviction restrictions decrease


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. In April 2020, Hall Render published an article detailing state statutory, administrative and common law directives guiding commercial eviction and foreclosure actions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two months later, the pandemic has far from … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host Aug. 18 “COVID-19 Health Disparities” panel


The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “COVID-19: A Public Health Crisis Health Disparities” on Tuesday, August 18 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Jim Allard, VP Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital – Dallas • Tracy Brown, President, Intentional Inclusion Incorporated • Tiffany … Read More

DFWHC member R-Water detailed on TV for new COVID-19 innovation


An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, R-Water, LLC was highlighted on a July 7 TV broadcast on FOX 26 for their work in battling COVID-19 in public spaces. R-Water formed an innovative partnership with Arvika Aerial Tech in order to disinfect flight schools in Houston and New Braunfels. After learning about R-Water, a new generation of non-toxic, yet … Read More

Don’t delay emergency care – call 9-1-1!


During these uncertain times, know the dedicated teams at the hospitals of North Texas are here for you. If you believe you may be experiencing signs of COVID-19, our healthcare heroes can help you assess your symptoms and direct you to the right care. Equally important, our hospitals are open and ready to care for other emergencies. Please, do not … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial


In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More