NextGate – Tapping SDOH data to gain a picture of one’s needs

11/25/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by NextGate. By Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate Access to a complete picture of one’s health is key to enhanced clinical decision-making, coordination of care, patient safety, administrative efficiencies and patient-provider satisfaction. This requires tapping into data outside the four walls of traditional healthcare settings. Because the … Read More

Foundation to host complimentary “Opioid Management” summit on Nov. 13

10/11/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” on November 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Frisco at the new Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Topics will detail the U.S. opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better served. Speakers will … Read More

Cancer Support Community NTX – Opening eyes about survivorship

09/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas. By Mirchelle Louis, LCSW, CEO, Cancer Support Community North Texas Great news! More people are surviving cancer than ever before. In fact, according to the latest American Cancer Society stats, there will be roughly 1.25 million survivors in Texas by … Read More

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – CMS revisits Hospital Co-location

09/19/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. By Laura Keidan Martin, Kenya Woodruff and Rachel Adams of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP On May 3, CMS issues a draft letter to State Survey Agency Directors regarding “Guidance for Hospital Co-location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities” (Guidance) that is … Read More

Alliance for Healthcare Excellence to host lunch on Sept. 11

08/19/2019

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Restoring Humanity and Sanity to Our Healthcare System” on Wednesday, September 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. The luncheon will be held in the facility’s Marnie and Kern Wildenthal Education Center. Scott Conard, MD, chief executive officer of Converging Health, will … Read More

Hall Render – Patient Transportation: How to Legally Get Patients in the Door

06/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. Providers are often looking for additional opportunities to engage patients and ensure compliance with treatment regimens. By implementing patient transportation programs, providers are able to help alleviate this frequent hurdle facing their patients. In addition, providers are able to increase efficiencies, avoid missed … Read More

Webinar on “Decreasing ER Wait Times” posted online

05/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” held Tuesday, April 30 is now available online. Stephen Griffin, CEO of 6SigmaTek, served as guest speaker. His presentation detailed opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. The webinar can be found here. For information, please contact … Read More

One week until DFWHC and 6SigmaTek webinar on decreasing ER wait times!

04/23/2019

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register today! 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 … 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

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