Guests from UTSW and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/21/2020

Episode 28 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the latest COVID-19 epidemiology and behavioral health. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Women’s Health Services highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/13/2020

Episode 27 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the COVID-19 prevention and women’s health services. Guests included: • Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health; • Dr. Sheri Puffer, OBGYN, Women’s Health Services; • and Pat Jackson, Director of Infection Prevention … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/06/2020

Episode 26 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent impact of innovative technologies in health care and the ongoing struggles to promote opioid alternatives. Guests included: • Winjie Tang Miao, Senior Executive VP and Chief Experience Officer, Texas Health Resources; • … Read More

Webinar on June 25 to detail COVID-19 coding challenges

06/23/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with HCCS HIM Services on June 25 to detail “COVID-19 Coding Challenges and Opportunities” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. One of the many disruptions wrought by COVID-19 on hospital finances are coding, documentation and compliance changes. Two such changes are appropriate telehealth coding and revenue recovery resulting from … Read More

Webinar on June 11 to detail COVID-19 “Surge Staffing”

06/08/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with Apollo on June 11 to detail “Surge Staffing” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase nationally, regional “hotspots” are sprouting up in numerous areas. Hospitals within these areas are experiencing an increased need for beds and personnel. At the same … Read More

TWU conference on health informatics set for April 5

03/27/2019

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) will be hosting a Doswell Conference on “Connected Communities: The Role of Health Informatics” on Friday, April 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the TWU campus in Dallas. Health informatics uses information technology to organize and analyze health records to improve outcomes. It deals with the resources, devices and methods to utilize acquisition, storage, … Read More

Healthcare Alliance to host March 13 educational event

03/12/2019

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Harnessing Technology to Migrate the Healthcare System to a Value-Based Model” tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. Scott Flannery, CEO of United Healthcare in North Texas and Oklahoma, will serve as keynote speaker. United Healthcare employs more than 17,000 employees with … Read More

Flywire Health – Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments

03/01/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Flywire Health. Blog by John Talaga, EVP/GM, Flywire Health To view a webinar on this topic recorded last month, please click here. NEW RULES OF ENGAGEMENT Rising healthcare costs and growing patient financial liability are changing the way hospitals get paid as payers punt the … Read More

DFWHC Feb. 20 webinar on “Patient Payments” posted online

02/21/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flywire Health webinar “Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments” hosted February 20 has now been posted online. Webinar topics included: • Empowering Patients; • Driving Revenue for Providers; • New Technology; • Improving Collection Performance. John Talaga, executive vice president and general manager of Flywire Health, served as speaker. You can view the … Read More

DFWHC to co-host Feb. 20 webinar on “Patient Payments”

01/29/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with OnPlanHealth by Flywire will host the complimentary educational webinar “Striking the Right Balance for Patient Payments” on Wednesday, February 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The webinar will detail how the rise in patient out-of-pocket is making it harder for patients to pay and shifting financial risk to providers. Traditional collection … Read More