Hall Render – Modernizing the Stark Law framework

11/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. On October 19, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an anticipated proposed rule (Proposed Rule) aimed at modernizing Federal Stark Regulations. The Proposed Rule is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently launched “Regulatory … Read More

Jon R. Roth selected as new CEO of the Dallas County Medical Society

10/24/2019

The Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS) announced that Jon R. Roth, MS, CAE, has been selected as its new executive vice president and chief executive officer. Roth will become just the fourth executive vice president in the 143-year history of DCMS. “Jon impressed everyone with his expertise, his leadership ability and his clear and thoughtful communication style. He is personable, … Read More

Lone Star HFMA to host “White Coats and Numbers” on Nov. 1

10/17/2019

The Lone Star Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) will be hosting the morning educational event “White Coats and Numbers” on November 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon on the 17th floor at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Speakers will include: • Don Taylor, professor at University of Texas at Dallas and president/CEO of American University … 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

Deadlines approaching for Employee of the Year Luncheon!

04/12/2019

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s luncheon theme is “Engage your Heart,” with Chief Richard Picciotto, a New York firefighter and survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, serving as keynote speaker. We’ve heard through the grapevine his … Read More

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16

12/13/2018

An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor Auditorium (NG3.112), at 6001 Forest … Read More

Health Industry Council to host Dec. 20 breakfast event

12/04/2018

The Health Industry Council Foundation will host the breakfast event “Training the Next Generation of Physicians: Building the Empathetic Scholar” on Dec. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) campus in Fort Worth. The event will be held in the IREB Building on the second floor in room 230. Keynote speaker will be … Read More

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

04/27/2018

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times a year. “We would love … Read More