State of Reform to host North Texas virtual event on Oct. 6


State of Reform is returning to North Texas – virtually! For the second straight year, State of Reform will host its Annual Health Policy Conference locally on October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT. More than 25 speakers from across the metroplex will serve as panelists. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. State … Read More

DFWHC and PYA to co-host Sept. 23 webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update”


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. will co-host the webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update” on Wednesday, September 23 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. PYA’s Kathy Reep, a senior manager with more than three decades of experience in healthcare, will serve as keynote speaker. DFWHC’s President/CEO Stephen Love will serve as host. While hospitals have spent the … Read More

DFWHC and Hall Render to co-host Sept. 17 webinar “Nonprofit Foundation Real Estate Ownership”


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render will co-host the webinar “Nonprofit Foundation Real Estate Ownership: Lower Costs, Create Liquidity and Maintain Control” on Thursday, September 17 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A panel of Hall Render experts including John Marshall, Jerimi Ullom, Bob Malinowski and R. Keith Dugger will serve as keynote speakers. Topics will include: • … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host Aug. 18 “COVID-19 Health Disparities” panel


The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “COVID-19: A Public Health Crisis Health Disparities” on Tuesday, August 18 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Jim Allard, VP Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital – Dallas • Tracy Brown, President, Intentional Inclusion Incorporated • Tiffany … Read More

ACHE of North Texas to host June 25 virtual panel


The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “Voices that Care: Navigating a COVID-19 Future” on Thursday, June 25 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Benson P. Chacko, FACHE, Vice President of Operations, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Tracy Martinez, Professional and Support Services Officer, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance; • … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host April 23 webinar on COVID-19 healthcare policy


The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational webinar “COVID-19: A Rapidly Changing Dynamic for Healthcare Policy & Management” on Thursday, April 23 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Agenda includes: • 12:00 – 12:15 p.m.: Telehealth: A Fast and Furious Update Christine Kailish, President/CEO, Brittain Kalish Group, LLC • 12:15 – 12:30 p.m.: COVID-19: The Truth Dr. Nikhil … Read More

Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit set for May 12-13


Modern Healthcare and the Austin Healthcare Council will be hosting the “Healthcare Transformation Summit” on May 12-13 at the Hilton Austin Hotel. With healthcare transforming at a rapidly-accelerating rate, this event will detail shifting healthcare policy, population health, information technology and a growing call to engage patients in their care. More than 20 sessions and 40 speakers will be presenting … Read More

DCEO Healthcare details coverage expansion following DFWHC event


Inspired by a panel discussion co-hosted by the DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render, D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox posted a December 3 story detailing the difficulties of Medicaid expansion in Texas. “Texas remains one of 14 states in the country that has yet to expand Medicaid, as its Republican leadership has refused to accept more federal money for … Read More

Let’s work together to solve this issue


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council John F. Kennedy once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” You might be surprised to learn that one in nine children in the U.S. live in Texas, a statistic that is most certainly a blessing. The Georgetown University Health Policy … Read More

DFWHC’s Love highlighted in State of Reform video


Our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was highlighted this week in the State of Reform video “What They’re Watching.” The video series interviews national executives to gauge the latest issues in healthcare. Love detailed his concerns including Medicaid expansion, trauma funding, the Driver Responsibility Act and telehealth. State of Reform is a conference series and executive … Read More