IRVING, TX – The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will continue to be “Radio Ga Ga” in 2022 as it was announced today its weekly program “The Human Side of Health Care” was renewed for the upcoming year on NewsRadio KRLD 1080 AM.
The DFWHC Board of Trustees approved the continuation of the radio broadcast during its December meeting. The program, airing Sundays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., CDT, has showcased the activities of North Texas hospitals throughout 2021. The broadcasts have run continuously since January 2020.
“We have received such positive feedback from our hospitals and the public, we decided to continue the program for another year,” said Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC. “Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has become an important soundboard for North Texas doctors and epidemiologists to create public awareness. We believe it is important to continue to provide this service to North Texas residents.”
During the past year, “The Human Side of Health Care” has hosted more than 120 guests to include television news anchors, hospital executive officers, physicians, bestselling authors and even the owner of the Dallas Mavericks conversing on such topics as heart disease, the social determinants of health, home safety hazards and COVID-19 vaccines.
An Audacy station, NewsRadio KRLD 1080 AM serves the DFW Metroplex and North Texas with a news/talk radio format. It is a Class A station broadcasting at 50,000 watts, the maximum power allowed for American AM stations. It has a listening range covering a 30-county area of North Texas and Oklahoma. It is also broadcast nationwide on Radio.com.
Love will continue to work with Thomas Miller, co-host and broadcast journalist at KRLD, to develop the upcoming year’s programming. Each one-hour broadcast includes three separate topics. Programs will be posted online on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, iHeart Radio and YouTube.
“We’re proud to showcase the extraordinary work being done by our hospitals within our communities,” Love said. “We will work with hospital executives to determine guests and topics for each program. In addition, we hope to create awareness on numerous health care issues in North Texas to include COVID-19 while emphasizing that we must continue to remain vigilant.”
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DFWHC is a 90 hospital and 90 associate member trade organization with more than 50 years of service to North Texas healthcare. Governed by a Board of Trustees made up of hospital executive officers, the healthcare trade association is committed to the continuous improvement of patient care.
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December 15, 2021
Chris Wilson, DFWHC