Jenkins details HIEs at today’s TWU conference

Kristin Jenkins

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President Kristin Jenkins discussed “Value Equation for Information Exchanges: Outcomes and Analytics” today in Dallas during the Texas Woman’s University’s (TWU) inaugural conference “Engaged, Competent Health Care: It Takes a Community … and Informatics.”

Jenkins is one of 12 speakers today during an educational event emphasizing the future of informatics.

An attendance of 200-plus has turned out for the all-day event. Additional speakers have included DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love and Ruby Blum, a policy advisor to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, for the presentation “Texas, Trump and Treatment: Affordable Care Act’s Future and Community Action.” This morning’s keynote address “Community Collective Action and the Global Role of Informatics Competencies” was provided by Dr. Diane Skiba from the University of Colorado.

The goal of the conference is for attendees to learn how to engage consumers and patients in health care practices by using a community collective action approach with informatics technologies.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Mari Tietze at or 214-636-4751.

W. Stephen Love (left) and Ruby Blum

Ruby Blum (left) and W. Stephen Love