Jim Craig to serve as keynote at DFWHC virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 20

09/17/2021

Do you believe in miracles? The keynote speaker of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20 most certainly does. It will be none other than Jim Craig, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. Called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most memorable sports victories of … Read More

North Texas county judges named the 2021 recipients of DFWHC’s Annual Distinguished Health Service Award

09/16/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the 2021 recipients of its annual awards with 17 North Texas county judges to receive the Distinguished Health Service Award; Christopher McLarty, associate vice president and chief nursing officer, ambulatory services at UT Southwestern Medical Center, named the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and three board members at Baylor Scott & White … Read More

Guests from Prism Health North Texas and Texas Health Resources highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/14/2021

Episode 36 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed booster COVID-19 vaccines and sepsis awareness. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, President and CEO of Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. Sunita Koshy-Nesbitt, Hospital Channel Chief Quality Officer … Read More

Guests from Medical City and Prism Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/06/2021

Episode 35 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed women’s health in the modern age and the FDA’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Laura Swaney, Division VP of Women’s and Children’s Services at Medical City … Read More

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” postponed to early September

09/03/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it was postponing its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign to the second week of September. The official booklet and video were originally scheduled to drop September 1. “We are thrilled by the number of submissions,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. “We received more than 350 submissions … Read More

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

09/01/2021

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life and the difficulties caused by … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

08/31/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Oh, those positive Os: Seeking … Read More

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

08/25/2021

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Both drives will … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/24/2021

Episode 34 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed mental health issues in the community and the lingering effects of COVID-19, or “Long COVID.” Guest included: • Ken Jones, PsyD, LCSW-S, Director of Behavioral Health at Texas Health … Read More

Registration deadline for virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt classes in one week!

08/20/2021

Deadline to register for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek, LLC virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training classes is in one week, on Friday, August 27. The virtual Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification classes will be aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma with an interest in developing skills involving teamwork, data analysis and problem … Read More