The University of North Texas Health Science Center is hosting its 8th Annual Health Disparities Conference on May 30-31 at the Medical Education & Training Building on the UNTHSC Fort Worth campus. The conference’s topic is “The Intersection of Smoking, HIV/AIDS and Cancer.” Keynote Speaker Raymond Naiaura, PhD, will address “Lessons Learned About Health Disparities and BioBehavioral Mechanisms of Treatment Efficacy.” Registration is $49 for students, faculty and non-profit organizations and $99 for public seats. Register here.
The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence is hosting its third luncheon in 2013 for everyone in the healthcare industry on July 11 at the Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Drive in Farmers Branch. Bobby Hillert, executive director of the Texas Orthopaedic Association, has particular experience in health policy and how it affects providers He will describe rapidly developing policy and industry initiatives that are altering the healthcare delivery system, emphasizing effects on hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, practicing providers, ancillary services, and insurance companies. He will discuss what leaders in healthcare are doing and how others are being left behind.… Full Story
The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence is hosting a luncheon for everyone in the healthcare industry on Sept 12, at the Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Drive in Farmers Branch. Steve Jacob, editor of D Healthcare Daily, and author of the book Health Care in 2020: Where Uncertain Reform, Bad Habits, Too Few Doctors and Skyrocketing Costs Are Taking Us, will describe the challenges facing healthcare, and the potential effects of action or inaction on providers, patients, and health insurance companies. He will advise what we need to do to change dangerous trends, and consequences if we don’t. Buffet… Full Story
Join nearly 400 business and healthcare executives Dec. 5 for the Dallas-Forth Worth Business Group on Health’s 8th Annual Value-Based Benefits & Wellness Forum and Vendor Fair. Learn about high performance benefits and wellness programs that can improve employee health and performance, save money and offer quantifiable investment returns. The forum will address a variety of crucial subjects with the help of nationally recognized experts in benefits and wellness design strategies. This event will take place at the Westin Galleria Hotel and is complimentary for Corporate Members, $125 for Allied Members, and $175 for Non-Members. Register here.