DALLAS (TIP): On Thursday, August 24, we heard from an all-star lineup of DFW’s healthcare industry leaders at our second annual Wellness and Workplace Conference. State Senator Nathan Johnson reported on healthcare legislation that passed in the last legislative session. Keynote speaker Dr. Fred Cerise, President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkland Health, shared about the latest efforts to improve health outcomes and bridge the gap in access to healthcare in DFW.
Our Incorporating Technology in Healthcare panelists Vince Doyle, Chief Information Officer, Medical City Healthcare, Andrew Olowu, Chief Technology Officer, Axxess, Dr. Hiren Patel, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare Texas & Oklahoma Markets, and Badruddin Pitter, Founder and CEO, Callcare24, discussed how technology is changing the practice of medicine and gave tips on how to protect patient privacy.
Our Mental Health in Adults and Children panelists Sue Schell, VP and Clinical Director of Behavioral Health, Children’s Health, Dr. Hicham Ibrahim, Associate V.P. and Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Service, UT Southwestern Medical Center, and Dr. John Bennett, Psychiatrist, Metrocare, shared information about resources that are available to improve mental health and also discussed the new psychiatric hospital coming to Dallas in 2025.