YHEC participates in seminar at Medical City Plano

05/17/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted the May session of its Young Healthcare Executive Cohort (YHEC) today at Medical City Plano. Speakers included Tabitha South, assistant chief nursing officer at Medical City Plano, discussing “Patient Expectations;” and Jyric Sims, chief executive officer of Medical City Fort Worth detailing “Leadership Traits.” A panel discussion on “Palliative Care” included Josh Floren, president … 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

6SigmaTek – Decreasing wait times in your emergency department

10/05/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by 6SigmaTek. By Stephen Griffin, Managing Partner, Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation at 6SigmaTek, LLC Is your hospital experiencing long lengths of stays? Perhaps patients leaving without being seen or even against medical advice? Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation has created a high-level approach that … Read More

Healthcare Solutions by SWC – The Positive Patient Experience

09/20/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Healthcare Solutions by SWC. By Amanda Ward Healthcare organizations these days all seem to be focused on creating the most extraordinary patient experience. It has become a competitive differentiator of sorts with new hospital construction touting the likes of high-tech concierge check-ins, upscale dining … Read More

Southwest Transplant Alliance – Texas record for lives saved

02/26/2018

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Southwest Transplant Alliance. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Southwest Transplant Alliance (STA), a non-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) based in Dallas, made a record–breaking 1,267 organs available for transplant in 2017 because of the selfless, lifesaving gifts of 385 organ … Read More

Honor Home Care – Managing home recovery and readmissions

02/23/2018

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Honor Home Care. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Non-Medical Home Care Alice arrived in the emergency room today by ambulance after fainting just four days post-discharge. The emergency room staff recommended readmission as she was dehydrated, very weak and disoriented. … Read More

DFWHC/Coker Group event details “Volume to Value”

07/21/2017

Great crowd turned out for this morning’s DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) “Hot Topic” event “Enabling the Successful Transition from Volume to Value” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Co-hosted by DFWHC partner the Coker Group, speakers included Stefan Werdegar, vice president of leadership development/executive search at the Coker Group; Dr. Ron Strieker, principal at the Strieker Group, … Read More