ACHE to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on April 9 – great panel!

04/03/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational event “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Saint Rocco’s New York Italian Restaurant in Dallas. Panelists will include Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; Laura Irvine, executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Medical City Healthcare; Pete McCanna, president of … Read More

DFWHC to co-host April 30 webinar on emergency center wait times

04/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with 6SigmaTek will host the complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, morale and even hospital revenue … Read More

TWU conference on health informatics set for April 5

03/27/2019

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) will be hosting a Doswell Conference on “Connected Communities: The Role of Health Informatics” on Friday, April 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the TWU campus in Dallas. Health informatics uses information technology to organize and analyze health records to improve outcomes. It deals with the resources, devices and methods to utilize acquisition, storage, … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to serve as speaker at UTA gala

03/22/2019

Our own DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will serve as a speaker during the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Dream Makers’ Gala tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. The inaugural fundraising event has a stated goal of raising $500,000, with the collected funds to be used solely for scholarships for students at UTA’s College … Read More

D CEO Healthcare profiles Dr. John Warner

03/21/2019

D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox has penned a great profile of Dr. John Warner, which ran March 18. The executive vice president for health system affairs at UT Southwestern, Dr. Warner was instrumental in the planning and construction of UT Southwestern’s William J. Clements Jr. University Hospital, a 460-bed facility consistently named the best in Dallas. He is now … Read More

Modern Healthcare Summit lands in Austin May 16-17

03/20/2019

Nearly 83 percent of CEOs surveyed by Modern Healthcare say innovation is speeding up. Are you keeping up? Join top leaders, innovators and disrupters at the Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit on May 16-17 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol in Austin, Texas to learn how you can bring innovation into your organization. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will … Read More

Healthcare Alliance to host March 13 educational event

03/12/2019

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Harnessing Technology to Migrate the Healthcare System to a Value-Based Model” tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. Scott Flannery, CEO of United Healthcare in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as keynote speaker. United Healthcare employs more than 17,000 employees with … Read More

Support this bill – Senator Johnson releases statement on bill to combat teen e-cigarette sales

03/04/2019

NOTE: DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love worked with Senator Nathan Johnson drafting this bill to help curtail the epidemic use of vapor products by elementary and high school students in Texas. “Youth addiction to nicotine is becoming, once again, a public health crisis,” said Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson upon filing SB1332. The bipartisan bill places e-cigarettes under … Read More

Flywire Health – Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments

03/01/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Flywire Health. Blog by John Talaga, EVP/GM, Flywire Health To view a webinar on this topic recorded last month, please click here. NEW RULES OF ENGAGEMENT Rising healthcare costs and growing patient financial liability are changing the way hospitals get paid as payers punt the … Read More