Panel to discuss the future of Telehealth on Feb. 9

The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the unique panel discussion “Future of Telehealth in Texas” on Thursday, February 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch. Panel members include Julie Hall-Barrow, EdD, vice president of virtual health and innovation at Children’s Health; W. Stephen Love, […]

Foundation’s Preceptor Academy taking place at Medical City Las Colinas

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s first Nurse Preceptor Academy of the year is being held today at Medical City Las Colinas in Irving. A sold-out audience of 120-plus is in attendance. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare professionals interested in learning about precepting, with sessions designed to help the beginner and the […]

Foundation’s 21st Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 21

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 21st Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon has been scheduled for Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Hurst Conference Center. We hope you mark your calendar for this wonderful opportunity to honor hospital employees from across North Texas. Last year, 14 recipients were honored from a pool of more than […]

Foundation publishes paper in TPHA Journal on ER disparities

More than 65 percent of emergency (ED) visits could be treated in an out-patient venue, according to a paper authored by staff members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation with assistance from the late Dr. Ron Anderson of Parkland Health & Hospital System. Titled “High Frequency Patient Analysis to Identify Disparities Associated with Emergency […]

State of Reform to host Feb. 8 meeting in Austin

The first annual Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference has been scheduled for February 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will serve as one of the speakers during an event expected to foster dialog about the challenges facing health […]

DFWHC and H-Source to host January 24 webinar

H-Source Holdings Ltd. (H-Source) and the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will host a webinar, January 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. to detail opportunities available to North Texas hospitals to reduce health care costs and medical product waste. DFWHC and H-Source announced a joint marketing agreement in December. H-Source provides a platform that will […]

UT Dallas to host “Healthcare Policy in the Trump Administration” on Feb. 6

The University of Texas Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management will host the educational event “Healthcare Policy in the Trump Administration” on February 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Davidson Auditorium. Co-sponsored by the Richardson Chamber of Commerce, the seminar will be highlighted by a panel discussion to include Dr. Michael Burgess […]

Crowd of 200-plus turns out for healthcare executive roundtable

The future of Texas health care was on everyone’s minds this morning as a crowd of 200-plus turned out for the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s annual Health Care Conference at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. One of the highlights of the event was the Hospital Executive Roundtable including Erol Akdamar, president […]