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

08/24/2020

Episode 33 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on our community’s children detailing water safety and back-to-school tips. Guests included: • Jesus Alderete, Injury Prevention Program Coordinator, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Marc Mazade, Medical Director, Infection Prevention at Cook Children’s. DFWHC … Read More

CareFlite Emergency Care Update set for Sept. 14-15

08/20/2020

You don’t want to miss the annual CareFlite Emergency Care Update (ECU) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT on September 14-15. The virtual event will be broadcast live online and is ideal for first responders, EMTs, paramedics and nurses. You can obtain 12 CEUs for just $15, but they are only available to live attendees. The event will be … Read More

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

08/19/2020

Episode 32 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included COVID-19 and child safety plus a detailed look at safety factors involving calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • Dr. Mary Whitworth, Medical Director Infectious Diseases, Cook Children’s; • Karen Yates, Chest Pain/EMS Coordinator, Methodist Mansfield … Read More

Health Catalyst virtual summit set for Sept. 1-3

08/18/2020

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Health Catalyst will be hosting its Annual Healthcare Analytics Summit on September 1-3. The virtual event will be highlighted by more than 35 speakers. With the theme “The Transformative Role of Data and Analytics in a Post-COVID Era,” this year’s event will place a special emphasis on analytics during our country’s “new normal.” For agenda, … Read More

Stopping the flu starts with you – get your flu shot today!

08/17/2020

During this time of COVID-19, getting your flu shot has never been more important. With North Texas hospital employees working tirelessly to combat the pandemic, the last thing they need to worry about is a wave of patients suffering from the flu. Simply put, stopping the flu starts with you! The single best way to prevent the flu is to … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host Aug. 27 COVID-19 Leadership Panel

08/14/2020

The ACHE of North Texas will host the virtual panel discussion “COVID-19 What We Learned: Leadership” on Thursday, August 27 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Panelists will include: • Dr. Ralph Baine, President, Emergency Medical Consultants of TeamHealth; • Dr. Nikhil Bhayani, Infectious Disease Consultant, Associate Professor, TCU/UNTHSC Medical School; • Stephen Love, President/CEO, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council; • … Read More

State of Reform to host North Texas virtual event on Oct. 6

08/13/2020

State of Reform is returning to North Texas – virtually! For the second straight year, State of Reform will host its Annual Health Policy Conference locally on October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT. More than 25 speakers from across the metroplex will serve as panelists. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. State … Read More

DFWHC and PYA to co-host Sept. 23 webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and PYA, P.C. will co-host the webinar “Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update” on Wednesday, September 23 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. PYA’s Kathy Reep, a senior manager with more than three decades of experience in healthcare, will serve as keynote speaker. DFWHC’s President/CEO Stephen Love will serve as host. While hospitals have spent the … Read More

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More

Guests from UTSW, Parkland and Texas Health highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

08/11/2020

Episode 31 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included prenatal care during COVID-19 and a detailed look at epilepsy care and treatment. Guests included: • Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern; • Marjorie Quint-Bouzid, Senior VP Women and Infants … Read More