DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

The DFW Hospital Council’s summer edition of the Interlocutor is now available. Click the graphic below to learn about DFWHC’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon. You can also check out hospital economic impact numbers, the DFWHC/Hall Render Healthcare Series and community conversations on Alzheimer’s Disease. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week.

Registration to Patient Safety Summit closes Aug. 1

Just a few days left to register for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 9-10 at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. Registration will close on Tuesday, August 1. This year’s Summit is being held in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services’ 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety […]

Five days until “Emergency Preparedness” – register today!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) will be hosting the educational event “Emergency Preparedness: Regulation Implementation” on Tuesday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This complimentary event is intended for hospital executives, emergency […]

DFWHC/Coker Group event details “Volume to Value”

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, […]

Preceptor Academy set for Aug. 30 in Irving

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy will host a late-summer session on Wednesday, August 30 at Medical City Healthcare Resource Center, 7200 N. State Highway 161, Plaza II, Suite 300 in Irving (on the campus of Medical City Las Colinas). The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. […]

Annual Summer Institute set for Aug. 8 in Dallas

One of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s most popular events, the annual Summer Institute is set for Tuesday, August 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Innovation and Technology in Healthcare,” with Julie Hall-Barrow of Children’s Health serving as the keynote speaker with the […]

Foundation releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released its 2016-2017 Annual Report today. The 20-page document details the activities of each department over the past 12 months to include research papers, awards and final numbers on the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). The DFWHC Foundation’s participation in the HEN concluded at the end of 2017, with 24 […]

Foundation can now provide your Rx for HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity

HIPAA regulations changed substantially after the passage of the 2013 Omnibus Rule to protect ePHI – patient information in electronic form. HIPAA compliance provides a solid cybersecurity foundation, but most physician offices are, on average, only 14-15% compliant with the new regulations! The DFW Hospital Council Foundation has now partnered with Third Rock to provide […]

Lori Millner honored during today’s CHC meeting

Lori Millner, the long-time chair of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) and executive director of the DFW Area Health Education Center (DFW AHEC), was honored today for her leadership and upcoming retirement in August. Millner was acknowledged during the CHC’s monthly meeting this morning at the DFWHC Foundation offices in […]