Posts Tagged ‘Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’

Foundation and CMS co-host event detailing EMTALA

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted the educational event “EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act): How to be Compliant” for more than 75 attendees yesterday in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Dodjie Guioa, a […]

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering […]

Foundation to host CMS event on EMTALA compliance

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting the educational event “EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act): How to be Compliant” on May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children […]

Foundation hosts CPPS course for 60 attendees

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) hosted a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) review course on August 15 at the Arlington Convention Center. More than 60 attendees turned out for the course. The CPPS credential is earned by professionals who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in the […]

Let’s Data! Foundation hosts data analytics classes

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a pair of data analytics classes today at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. The events, sponsored by the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), were sold out with 60-plus attendees from hospitals across North Texas. Dr. Kim Smith of the UT Health Science Center in Houston served as the […]

HRET HIIN Roadshow attracts 40-plus in Dallas

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation joined forces with the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) roadshow yesterday at the DFW Airport Marriott Hotel in Irving. The all-day workshop detailed high-reliability organizations and leadership engagement to 40-plus attendees from hospitals across North Texas. The workshop sessions promoted skill building that […]

DFWHC Foundation on the road to host data informatics classes

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was “on the road” this week hosting a pair of Data Informatics classes sponsored by Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station. More than 20 attendees today participated in the educational events hosted by Dr. Kim Smith of the UT Health […]

Foundation in New Mexico to address “Border Readmission”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Texas Hospital Association, the New Mexico Hospital Association and the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) is hosting a “Border Readmission Symposium” in Las Cruces, New Mexico today. The event, sponsored by HIIN, has attracted more than 65 attendees. The purpose of the symposium is to […]

Foundation presents community health needs to regional partners

As part of the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP9), DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation President Kristin Jenkins presented a community health needs assessment yesterday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Attendees included healthcare partners from Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties. Jenkins was supported by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research. The […]