Posts Tagged ‘Big Data’

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]

Foundation data utilized for Baylor Scott & White liver disease study

We almost forgot to mention the great work of Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s director of population health, in working with researchers from Baylor Scott & White Health on a recent paper detailing regional chronic liver disease. Titled “Trends in Chronic Liver Disease-Related Hospitalizations: A Population-Based Study,” the paper examined trends […]

Using data to drive community action

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation Let’s use data to drive community action. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has partnered with the Community Council of Greater Dallas, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation and the University of Texas at Dallas to launch the new web-based information center Dallas Community Data for Action. The project, […]

New Federal Statistical Research Data Center opens in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was on hand Dec. 5 for the official opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins and Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research, serve as board members of […]

Just one week until DFWHC/Flatirons webinar!

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; […]

Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is on the home stretch!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is on the home stretch today at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Highlights today have included Vikas Chowdhry of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation discussing “Show Me the Value!” A discussion prior to lunch detailed “Hospital […]

And we’re off…Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is underway!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit kicked off this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Analytics to Action!,” this year’s event will include 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. With more than 125 […]

Last chance to register for Tuesday’s IQSC Data Summit!

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on Tuesday, November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. You […]

QuadraMed to serve as top sponsor of Nov. 6 IQSC Data Summit

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation announced today that QuadraMed® would serve as the top sponsor of its Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than […]

Agenda released for Nov. 6 IQSC Data Summit

The official agenda has been released to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing […]