Sept. 24 event offers education on collection of sexual assault evidence


As a result of Senate Bill 1191, starting Sept. 1 all Texas hospitals with emergency rooms will be required to have staff trained in at least basic collection of forensic evidence from sexual assault victims. On Sept. 24, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will sponsor “Rape Kit Responsibility: The impact of Senate Bill 1191” from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. … Read More

New trustee award named in honor of Kerney Laday, Sr.


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the creation of a new trustee award to be presented for the first time at the Annual Awards Luncheon, October 24 at Arlington Convention Center. The award will be named in memory of Kerney Laday, Sr., who served on the Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees for 10 years. He was chair … Read More

Jessica Rangel O’Neal named Young Healthcare Executive of the Year


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Jessica Rangel O’Neal, vice president of operations of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, was chosen as the 2013 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. The award honors youthful North Texas professionals who display the impressive abilities of future healthcare leaders. “Jessica Rangel O’Neal has been a skillful and productive executive at her hospital,” … Read More

Hospitals support Community Needs and Social Responsibility


On Sept. 24, 2013, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will sponsor the educational event “Rape Kit Responsibility: The impact of Senate Bill 1191” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The bill allows sexual assault survivors access to care at any hospital with emergency rooms in Texas. The 85 member hospitals of DFWHC provide crucial healthcare services in North … Read More

Florence Shapiro to be honored at luncheon


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced it will present the 2013 Distinguished Health Service Award to Florence Shapiro for her career dedication to North Texas healthcare during the 65th Annual Awards Luncheon, Oct. 24 at the Arlington Convention Center. Shapiro has served 30-plus years in public service including her long tenure as Texas State Senator from 1993 to 2013. … Read More

Annual Awards Luncheon 2016 Keynote Speaker


Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson serves as host of FOX & Friends Weekend. He joined FOX News in 2009 as a contributor and has provided analysis for America’s elections, including the 2016 and 2012 presidential campaigns. He also produced a FOX News special, “Fighting for Our Children’s Minds,” in 2010. Carlson joined CNN in 2000 as its youngest anchor in history … Read More

2016 Distinguished Health Service Award


Margaret Jordan Margaret H. Jordan has been the president/CEO of Dallas Medical Resource since 2004. She also served as the president/CEO of the Margaret Jordan Group and was executive vice president of corporate affairs at Texas Health Resources from 2000-2006. She is founding director of the National Black Nurses Association. Ms. Jordan has earned many awards for her work in … Read More

Employee of the Year 2016 Keynote Speaker


Derreck Kayongo fled civil war in Uganda and settled in the U.S. when he was just ten years old. Now a successful entrepreneur, Kayongo is a renowned expert in global health. Kayongo is the founder of the Global Soap Project, a program which takes donated, melted, purified and reprocessed hotel soap and redistributes it to vulnerable populations around the world. … Read More