DFWHC’s Love discusses latest COVID-19 trends with KRLD

06/02/2022

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the latest COVID-19 trends in North Texas during an interview this morning on NewsRadio 1080 KRLD. “We are running possibly the highest COVID-19 census in the last 60 days,” Love said. “So, it’s a trend that’s troubling, but it’s not anywhere near the surges in the past.” You can listen to the full … Read More

Healthcare Worker Burnout – new report released by U.S. Surgeon General

06/01/2022

Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, Professor, UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Burnout is the topic of the newly released report “Addressing Health Worker Burnout” by the U.S. Surgeon General, to include a substantive action plan to address this growing issue for healthcare providers. The report distinguishes between burnout and moral injury, and it’s essential … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Texas Health highlight the latest episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/31/2022

Episode 22 of the third 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 the dangers of melanoma, poisonous spiders in North Texas and childhood neurological issues. Guests included: • Dr. Shadi Damanpour, Board-Certified Dermatologist at North Dallas Dermatology Associates; • Dr. Otto … Read More

One week until DFWHC and ACU webinar “Nursing’s Future: Technology and Telehealth” Register today!

05/26/2022

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Abilene Christian University (ACU) complimentary webinar “Nursing’s Future: Technology Opportunities and Telehealth” on Thursday, June 2 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., CST. This interactive panel discussion will explore patient utilization, chronic care management, mental health treatment, data sharing and pediatric care. During the pandemic, telehealth and technology investment increased by more … Read More

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

05/24/2022

Episode 21 of the third 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 treatments for Gout and innovations in knee and hip surgery. Guests included: • Dr. Imran Iqbal, Rheumatologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas; • Dr. Florian Dibra, Orthopedic Surgeon … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring 2022 Interlocutor is now available

05/23/2022

The Spring 2022 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about complimentary Mental Health First Aid training available in North Texas – but only through August! There is also detail on DFWHC’s 74th Annual Awards Luncheon and a guest article from Hall Render detailing “The Criminal Conviction … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Methodist discuss infant suffocation and heart disease on “Human Side of Health Care”

05/16/2022

Episode 20 of the third 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 how to reduce the potential of infant suffocation and dietary habits that contribute to heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. Marisa Abbe, Manager of Injury Prevention at Children’s Health; … Read More

DFWHC and Abilene Christian University webinar “Nursing’s Future: Technology and Telehealth” in three weeks!

05/12/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Abilene Christian University (ACU) will co-host the complimentary webinar “Nursing’s Future: Technology Opportunities and Telehealth” in just three weeks on Thursday, June 2 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., CST. This interactive panel discussion will explore patient utilization, chronic care management, mental health treatment, data sharing and pediatric care. During the pandemic, telehealth and technology investment increased … Read More

OSPECS offers training to North Texas area

05/11/2022

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member OSPECS Consulting, LLC announced this week the company’s team members were offering training to hospitals in the North Texas area. OSPECS provides a high-level disinfection and sterilization comprehensive assessment program which has been termed “A 180-degree approach.” Mary Olivera, OSPECS President/CEO, is an in-demand national expert on sterile processing. For more than two decades, she … Read More

Guests from Prism Health, Cook Children’s and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/09/2022

Episode 19 of the third 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 lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, a positive outreach podcast titled “Raising Joy” and a unique urology symptom you may be unfamiliar with. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, … Read More