Posts Tagged ‘data integration’

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 […]

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 […]

TQI founding member receives D CEO Healthcare award

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was thrilled to learn Dr. Michael Mack received the 2017 D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Award in the category of Achievement in Medical Research announced earlier this month. Dr. Mack, a medical director of cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor Scott & White Health, was the founding member of the Foundation’s […]

The Power of Data Integration for Population Health

Healthcare providers, public health agencies and state health programs all collect data. For example, county hospitals have data about a patient’s diagnosis and procedure. Public health agencies have many programs such as WIC, immunizations, mental health and HIV in which they collect and maintain data. Meanwhile, social service agencies collect information on families while enrolling […]