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

What is the single-payer system?

02/19/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In North Texas, we treat patients in our hospitals who support many cultural doctrines, so we steer clear of political discussion. We always try to advocate for public policy that improves coverage and treatment. We also strive to educate the community on emerging healthcare issues. With that said, let’s discuss the … Read More

Health Industry Council announces dates of 2019 events

02/15/2019

The Health Industry Council Foundation has announced the dates of its 2019 educational events. Topic and speakers have not yet been determined. Events are set for April 16, June 11 and October 16. All sessions will be breakfast events from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Topics, speakers and locations will be announced in the coming months. For information, please contact … Read More

EHN event on Feb. 27 to detail care coordination

02/15/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Beyond Health Technology: Improving Care Coordination for Patients and Families” on Wednesday, February 27 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Jeryn Laengrich, healthcare consultant and principal of Laengrich Healthcare Partners, will serve as speaker. In this session, Jeryn will discuss definitions of … Read More

DFWHC announces Year-Round Sponsors for 2019

02/12/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is proud to announce Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will return as its Year-Round Sponsors for 2019. The designation allows the two companies to be the top sponsors at all major DFWHC events including its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 and the 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on October 8. “The … Read More

ACHE to host Winter Networking Blitz on Feb. 19

02/07/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Winter 2019 Networking Blitz on Tuesday, February 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children location in Frisco. This event is for new members from December 2017 to present. Existing members who are wanting to become more involved are also welcome. You can register here. For information, please contact John Whittemore at jwhittemore@achentx.org.

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

North Dallas Chamber Health Care Conference attracts 150-plus

01/25/2019

The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference attracted more than 150 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Disrupting Health Care: How Data, M&A and Consumerism Could Hold the Cure,” DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love moderated a discussion on “Treatment: Creative and Transformation Solutions.” Shara McClure, senior vice president … Read More

Wello to host office ribbon cutting on Jan. 31

01/23/2019

New DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Wello will be hosting a ribbon cutting to debut its new offices on Thursday, January 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 3939 Belt Line Road, Suite 400, in Addison. The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce will be present for the event to include lunch and a tour of the offices. Wello® addresses … Read More

ACHE to host Third Annual New Horizons event on Feb. 13

01/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Third Annual New Horizons event on Wednesday, February 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This is a great educational opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to learn from local executives. Early careerist and others in transition are also encouraged to attend. An … Read More