Foundation’s 7th Annual Data Summit closes with a total of 200-plus participants

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Information & Quality Services Center’s (IQSC)7th Annual Data Summit wrapped up today with a total of 200-plus participants for the two-day virtual event. Taking place January 24-25, the Summit included six sessions and 16 speakers.

Themed “The Future of AI-Based Healthcare Analytics,” today’s Summit presentations included:

• “Roundtable Discussion on AI in Healthcare,” with Dr. Mari Tietze, Myrna Pickard Endowed Professor at UT Arlington; Andrea Simon, Strategic Planner at Texas Health; Nainesh Shah, Deputy Medical Information Officer at Parkland Health; Ian Crawford, PM, Service Innovation at Aledade; and Shahriar Khan, Director of Health and Human Services at Resultant

• “Consumer Insights: Lessons from for-profit applied to Healthcare Delivery,” with Jennifer Miff, President of the DFWHC Foundation

• “The present and future of clinical informatics: The duality of the bedside and screen side,” with Dr. Amy Ho, Senior VP Clinical Informatics and Analytics at Integrative Emergency Services

“We were thrilled by the turnout this year,” said Theresa Mendoza, director of quality and data services at the DFWHC Foundation. “We have received nothing but compliments on our speakers and we would like to thank them for their quality participation. The feedback has been tremendous.”

A pre-event ceremony to honor poster submissions detailing data projects in North Texas was held January 23 at Scottish Rite for Children in Dallas. The 20 poster abstracts can be seen here.

Resultant served as the top Gold Sponsor of the event.

The Summit was approved for 4.74 CE hours for CAHIMS and CPHIMS. The event was also approved for 5.5 CNE hours of nursing credits.

Nursing (ANCC) Designation: This activity provides up to 5.5 contact hours. Certificate of Attendance: The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth certifies this activity for 5.5 hours of participation. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and DFW Hospital Council Foundation. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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