EHN event on Jan. 23 to detail healthcare use of digital tools


The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Using Digital Tools to Manage Chronic Disease” on Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Scott Flannery, chief executive officer of UnitedHealthcare’s Employer and Individual operations in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as speaker. In Texas, UnitedHealth Group employs … Read More

Wello launches first self-service temperature screening technology


Contributing to the fight against the public spread of infections, Wello® has launched an FDA-Cleared, self-service screening tool for body temperature monitoring called welloStationX™. Already utilized by DFW healthcare and long-term care facilities, the welloStationX is a clinically-tested, hands-free, non-contact technology to assess body temperatures. Since elevated body temperatures can be indicative of the presence of infection, temperature monitoring can … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar details robotic automation in healthcare


More than 90 attendees participated in today’s educational webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture. The complimentary event was hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism and Frank Catone, a senior director … Read More

Accenture posts third in series of blogs in advance of Thursday’s webinar


RPA Done Right: Preparing for Automation In previous blog posts (No. 1, No. 2), we described the three approaches to robotic process automation (RPA), namely Recorded Desktop Automation (RDA), Software Development Kits (SDK), and RPA Digital Workforce, each having its rightful place to solve for specific business requirements. But RPA Digital Workforce is the only solution that can securely scale … Read More

Accenture posts second in series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 webinar


Intelligent Automation in Healthcare Intelligent Automation is the future, and the health industry is not immune to it. We are on the cusp of another industrial revolution that will change the way we work and interact with our patients and customers. Gartner estimates that “one-third of the workforce may be replaced by robots by the year 2025,” and that by … Read More

Accenture posts first of series of blogs in advance of Nov. 1 “RPA” webinar


RPA: Optimizing Healthcare, Improving Lives Is there room for robots in the hospital? To answer that, here is a story from James MacDougall of robotic process automation (RPA) provider for Blue Prism: “My first sortie as an Air Force pilot in an F-16 taught me one very important lesson—namely, that some technologies outstrip the human ability to maximize its performance. … Read More

Nov. 1 webinar to detail “Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare”


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Accenture will host the webinar “Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Healthcare” on November 1 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. This complimentary education event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Carol Durham, an applied intelligence director at Accenture, and James MacDougall, a senior director at Blue Prism, serving as the expert … Read More

Mercer to host “Healthcare Innovation Roundtable” on Aug. 7


Mercer will be hosting a “Healthcare Innovation Roundtable” on August 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Dee Lincoln Prime in Frisco, Texas. The event will be followed by a networking reception from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Attendees can expect to interact with other employers on practical approaches to drive healthcare innovation—not in a conference room, but out in the real … Read More

Modern Healthcare to host Austin Summit, June 7-8


Modern Healthcare will host its Healthcare Transformation Summit, June 7-8 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. Considered one of Modern Healthcare’s most important events of the year, it is being presented in conjunction with the Austin Healthcare Council. More than 500 providers, payers, suppliers and investors are expected to participate. The theme is “Achieving Next Generation Healthcare Transformation Through … Read More