DFWHC hosts annual Holiday Luncheon for staff members


Enjoying the spirit of the season, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne held its annual holiday luncheon today for team members in the Fireside Ballroom of the Las Colinas Country Club. More than 40 staff members turned out for an event that included annual employee awards and prize giveaways. Trickster and comedic magician Rick Morrill delighted … Read More

Wello launches first self-service temperature screening technology


Contributing to the fight against the public spread of infections, Wello® has launched an FDA-Cleared, self-service screening tool for body temperature monitoring called welloStationX™. Already utilized by DFW healthcare and long-term care facilities, the welloStationX is a clinically-tested, hands-free, non-contact technology to assess body temperatures. Since elevated body temperatures can be indicative of the presence of infection, temperature monitoring can … Read More

DFWHC’s Love comments on controversial ACA ruling


Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love released a statement following Judge Reed O’Connor’s controversial December 14 ruling making the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. O’Connor presides in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, which is based in Dallas. The federal court ruling, inspired by a group of Republican governors and state attorneys general, … Read More

ACHE to host breakfast with Dr. Daniel


The ACHE of North Texas will host a morning breakfast event on Tuesday, January 15 with Dr. William Daniel, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at UT Southwestern (UTSW) in Dallas. The networking session will be held at the UTSW East Campus at Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Radiation Oncology. Dr. Daniel is the vice president for health system … Read More

North Dallas Chamber health care conference set for Jan. 25


The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference is set for January 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Curing What Ails our Community,” with Dr. Len Nichols, director of the Center for Health Policy Research & Ethics at George Mason University, providing the … Read More

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16


An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor Auditorium (NG3.112), at 6001 Forest … Read More

DFWHC makes holiday donation to Toys for Tots


An annual holiday tradition at the offices of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne Background Screening, staff members donated toys to the DFW Toys for Tots program this week. A total of 65 toys were donated to the charity program, created in 1947 at the behest of the U.S. Marine Corps to deliver, through a new … Read More

EHN educational event with Chef Lewis set for Dec. 19


The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner” on Wednesday, December 19 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Chef Sandra Lewis, founder and owner of Life At The Table, will serve as keynote speaker. EHN is a free networking group for health … Read More

Health Industry Council to host Dec. 20 breakfast event


The Health Industry Council Foundation will host the breakfast event “Training the Next Generation of Physicians: Building the Empathetic Scholar” on Dec. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) campus in Fort Worth. The event will be held in the IREB Building on the second floor in room 230. Keynote speaker will be … Read More

Gerber – Important Immunological Components in Mother’s Milk


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Gerber. By Heidi Storm, Clinical Sciences Sr. Manager at Gerber Breastfeeding is the best way to nourish an infant, and it is recommended as the sole source of nutrition for infants up to 6 months of age by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).1 … Read More