Posts Tagged ‘Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’

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 […]

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 […]

Foundation and CMS to host “Emergency Preparedness”

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 […]

Parkland/CMS meeting set for this Monday

Register now! The DFW Hospital Council is coordinating an educational session at the request of Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Titled “Continuum of Care for the Patient: EMTALA & Discharge Planning,” the session is this Monday, March 21 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The […]

Parkland/CMS to host educational session March 21

Mark your calendars! The DFW Hospital Council is coordinating an educational session at the request of Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Titled “Continuum of Care for the Patient: EMTALA & Discharge Planning,” the session is scheduled for Monday, March 21 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for […]

The ICD-10 deadline is fast approaching!

The deadline to ICD-10 transition is Oct. 1, 2014. Please hurry as time is running out! Understandably, many hospitals are concerned with competing priorities rather than the ICD-10 transition. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), there will be no more delays. What does this mean for your organization? The days of […]

Hospitals Care about Patient Safety

The acronym “HAC” does not sound appealing. When you learn it means Hospital-Acquired Condition, you know there is nothing appealing about it at all. If you have been a patient on the receiving end of a HAC, you can confirm it’s as unpleasant as it sounds. Many of us have read stories about patients who […]