DFWHC announces cancellation of 72nd Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 14

06/24/2020

It is with great regret the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the cancellation of its in-person 72nd Annual Awards Luncheon originally scheduled for October 14 at the Irving Convention Center. While the Luncheon has been cancelled, virtual recognition of the recipients of the Distinguished Health Service Award, Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award and the Kerney Laday, Sr. … Read More

Webinar on June 25 to detail COVID-19 coding challenges

06/23/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with HCCS HIM Services on June 25 to detail “COVID-19 Coding Challenges and Opportunities” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. One of the many disruptions wrought by COVID-19 on hospital finances are coding, documentation and compliance changes. Two such changes are appropriate telehealth coding and revenue recovery resulting from … Read More

Guests from Baylor S&W and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

06/22/2020

Episode 24 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the re-opening of hospital services during COVID-19 and an innovative hip and knee replacement program allowing residents to live a pain-free lifestyle. Guests included: • Mike Sanborn, President, Baylor Scott & White All Saints … Read More

Hall Render to host June 24 webinar on “Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era”

06/19/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Hospital & Physician Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era” on June 24 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the financial viability of many independent physician practices across the country. Today’s practices are in survival mode and many are seeking … Read More

Love to serve on panel during July 8 COVID-19 discussion

06/17/2020

The North Texas Commission will host a continuation of its “To the Point” panel series with the virtual “The Changing Face of Healthcare after COVID-19” on July 8 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Paul Hain, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; • Dr. John Burruss, Metrocare Services; • and Dr. … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

06/16/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly feared seeking medical treatment because … Read More

Guests from Baylor S&W, Medical City and TSRHC highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

06/15/2020

Episode 23 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included available COVID-19 resources and a “Work Return” program developed in North Texas that has been implemented across the U.S. Guests included: • Dr. Ann Warren, Co-director Trauma Research, Baylor University Medical Center; • Tom … Read More

ACHE of North Texas to host June 25 virtual panel

06/12/2020

The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “Voices that Care: Navigating a COVID-19 Future” on Thursday, June 25 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Benson P. Chacko, FACHE, Vice President of Operations, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Tracy Martinez, Professional and Support Services Officer, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance; • … Read More

Cancer Support Community – Clinical Trials: Removing the mystery and opening eyes

06/09/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by the Cancer Support Community North Texas and Mary Crowley Cancer Research. By Dr. James Strauss, Clinical Scientific Director, Mary Crowley Cancer Research and Mirchelle Louis, CEO of Cancer Support Community North Texas More treatment options are available to cancer patients than ever before. Treatment is … Read More