DFWHC announces 2021 Board of Trustees

01/15/2021

IRVING, TX – The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2021. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair David Berry, President – Strategic Capital Projects, Children’s Health • Chair-Elect Blake Kretz, President, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital • Past Chair John Phillips, President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center • Trustee, Jessica … Read More

DFWHC to participate in Jan. 22 NDCC Health Care Conference

01/12/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will serve as a Supporting Sponsor of the virtual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (NDCC) Annual Health Care Conference on January 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event will include three sessions and more than 10 speakers. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love will moderate the panel discussion “Reducing the Number of Uninsureds in North … Read More

Guests from Methodist and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

01/11/2021

Episode 2 of 2021 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 focused on healthy diets following the holidays and a first-hand account from a doctor who received the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Carey Shore, Registered Dietician, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Dr. … Read More

Guests from Dallas Co. Medical Society and Prism Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

01/04/2021

Episode 1 of the New 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 focused on the short-term North Texas plan for COVID-19 and the status of vaccinations being distributed in the metroplex. Guests included: • Dr. Mark Casanova, President, Dallas County Medical Society; … Read More

Author John M. Barry and guests from Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

12/28/2020

Episode 51 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 focused on COVID-19 comparisons to past pandemics and how to overcome the “holiday blues.” Guests included: • John M. Barry, bestselling author and Professor at Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine; • … Read More

Guests from Medical City, Texas Health and Baylor S&W highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

12/22/2020

Episode 50 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 focused on staying healthy and safe during the holiday season. Guests included: • Melanie Leonard, Trauma Program Manager, Medical City North Hills; • Dr. Glenn Hardesty, ER Physician at Texas Health Presbyterian Plano; • … Read More

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

12/14/2020

Episode 49 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 focused on elderly falls and how COVID-19 affects us neurologically. Guests included: • Dr. Jennifer Attmore, Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen; • and Dr. Bartley Mitchell, Neurosurgery Specialist, Methodist Health System. … Read More

Hall Render to host Dec. 18 webinar on “Social Determinants of Health”

12/08/2020

An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, Hall Render will host the webinar “Using Existing Health Care Assets to Advance Social Determinants” on December 18 from 12:00-1:00 p.m., CDT. The panel discussion will detail plans for hospitals and health systems to address social determinants of health (SDOH) within their communities. As providers brainstorm ways to structure and implement SDOH … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

12/07/2020

Episode 48 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 focused on the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and the latest research on sports injuries. Guests included: • Dr. Diana Kerwin, Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas; • and Dr. Henry … Read More