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

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

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

01/10/2019

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

12/19/2018

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

11/01/2018

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

10/29/2018

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

10/23/2018

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

10/18/2018

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”

10/01/2018

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

07/27/2018

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