Posts Tagged ‘data collection’

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 […]

Foundation’s IQSC Data User’s seminar is wrapping up!

They’re on the home stretch! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s First Annual Information Quality Services Center (IQSC) Data User’s Educational Event is nearing the end today at the Texas Woman’s University campus in Dallas. Titled “Healthcare Data: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive,” the all-day seminar was highlighted by 13 speakers talking Big Data to a room […]

Sponsors announced for Foundation’s IQSC data seminar on Nov. 16

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its First Annual Information Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Data Educational Event “Healthcare Data: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive” on November 16 at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. The seminar, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will highlight nationally known speakers discussing the importance […]

Agenda announced for Foundation’s Nov. 16 Data Seminar

The official agenda of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Information Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) first annual data educational event “Healthcare Data: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive” was announced today. The event is set for Thursday, November 16 at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. The seminar, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., will highlight nationally known speakers […]

We are protecting your valuable data

By Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Last year seemed to be filled with stories about healthcare data breaches. According to the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology (ONC), more than 113 million individuals were affected by breaches in 2015, with hacking comprising nearly all of the incidents. In […]

THCIC Rural Exemption is coming to an end

Since the inception of the Texas Health Care Information Collection (THCIC) Agency, rural hospitals have been exempt from submitting data to the state if they met certain criteria. During the state’s 2011 Legislative session, Senate Bill 7 repealed the sections of the Texas Health and Safety Code that allowed for exceptions. Effective Oct. 1, 2014, […]