DFWHC honors Hawthorne during ACHE event


We would like to thank the American College of Healthcare Executives of North Texas (ACHE) for allowing the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) to honor Douglas D. Hawthorne for his decades of service to healthcare and Texas Health Resources. Last night’s dinner during their membership meeting at the Adolphus Hotel was a great event and we were proud to be a … Read More

A look back at 1983 with Douglas Hawthorne


In honor of this evening’s tribute to Douglas Hawthorne at the the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) of North Texas’ Membership Meeting at The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) would like to do a special “Throwback Thursday.” Hawthorne, the long-time president of Texas Health Resources who stepped down this year, was originally to be … Read More

Giving thanks to our employees on Veterans Day


In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to thank all of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne military veterans for their proud service to our country. Employees who served our country include Richard Howe (l to r), executive director of the North Texas Regional Extension Center, U.S. Army; Eric Scott, vice president of GroupOne, U.S. … Read More

Love comments on impact of elections


In an article posted today by The Dallas Business Journal “Here’s What the GOP Landslide Means for Obamacare,” W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, offered his comments on the recent elections. The story was penned by Bill Hethcock. You can read the article here.

Love provides comments on Leapfrog scores


In the October 31 D Healthcare Daily article “Leapfrog Releases Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Scores,” W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, offered a statement on the grades of area hospitals. Love’s statement: “Hospitals support transparency in quality and safety information and sharing improvements with the communities they serve. As with any report card, Leapfrog grades must … Read More

A snapshot of DFWHC history from 1992


Just who are these men at the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 1992 Annual Awards Luncheon? The gentleman on the left was Judge Robert Bork, the keynote speaker. On the right? Former president of Methodist Dallas Medical Center John Carver. He would serve as chair of the DFWHC Board of Trustees in 1993. Today, he is executive vice president of Rogers-O’Brien … Read More

Hawthorne tribute rescheduled for Nov. 13 ACHE event


A tribute to Douglas Hawthorne originally scheduled for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Annual Awards Luncheon on October 21, has been rescheduled for the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE) Membership Meeting, November 13 at The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. The DFWHC Annual Awards Luncheon was cancelled due to the Ebola response in the metroplex. Hawthorne stepped down as … Read More

A look back at the 1989 Annual Awards Luncheon


THROWBACK THURSDAY: In 1989, 25 years ago next month, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its Annual Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Reunion. David Brinkley (middle) was the keynote speaker. Scott Pelley (right), at that time a reporter for Ch. 8 WFAA-TV, received the Distinguished Media Award for his story “The Price of Mercy” detailing medical care for … Read More

Love offers comments in D Healthcare story


In the October 27-28 D Healthcare Daily story “Why Dallas Is Building So Many Hospitals,” Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love offered his comments on the increased hospital construction in the metroplex. Love was interviewed by D Healthcare Editor Matt Goodman. According to Goodman’s feature, in nearly every corner of the North Texas region new hospitals are cropping … Read More

“60 Minutes” details Ebola response in Dallas


The CBS TV program 60 Minutes detailed the recent Ebola crisis response at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas during last night’s program. Four nurses including Sidia Rose, Richard Townsend, John Mulligan and Kristin Schaefer were interviewed by Scott Pelley for the segment. You can view the segment and a transcript of the program here. You can also view the video … Read More