Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare Reform’

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16

An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor […]

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times […]

DFWHC and Vestagen to host Dr. Royer event on healthcare future

What does the future hold? Attendees can find out Friday, September 15 when the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen co-host the educational event “The Acute Care Hospital of the Future: A Dangerous Place.” This complimentary “Lunch & Learn” will be highlighted by speaker Dr. Thomas Royer, former president/CEO of CHRISTUS Health and author of […]

Volume to Value – DFWHC “Hot Topic” event set for July 21

It’s a summer of DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) “Hot Topic” meetings as we will be hosting “Enabling the Successful Transition from Volume to Value” on Friday, July 21 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Co-hosted by the Coker Group, speakers will include Stefan Werdegar, vice president of […]

Three weeks until Healthcare’s “Brave New World” on Oct. 5

Just three weeks until a discussion on a “Brave New World” in healthcare. Co-sponsoring with the DFW Hospital Council, the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management will be hosting the educational event “Healthcare Realignment: The Brave New World” on Wednesday, October 5 in the Davidson Auditorium on the UT Dallas campus. Guest panelists will […]

Free Educational Event: Nov. 8
“Healthcare Reform & Workforce”

Greetings from the Workforce Center at the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation)!  We have an education opportunity coming up that we hope you will consider attending – Healthcare Reform and Workforce. How will healthcare reform affect our workforce and planning for future needs? How will reimbursements affect staffing? On Nov. 8 from 1-3 […]

Patient Centeredness-
The Intersection of Workforce & Patient Care

Nothing I have to share here is new, but I believe the importance of our workforce must always be in view. With the watchword in healthcare today being patient-centered care, is patient-centeredness truly being defined as intended? In other words, when all the meetings are over and the lights are turned off in conference rooms […]