Foundation to host complimentary “Opioid Management” summit on Nov. 13

10/11/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” on November 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Frisco at the new Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Topics will detail the U.S. opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better served. Speakers will … Read More

DFWHC staff hosts “Football Friday,” on a Thursday!

10/10/2019

In preparation for the big Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns football game at the State Fair in Dallas this Saturday, staff members of DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne Background Screening held its annual “Football Friday” barbecue lunch at its offices. Now, you may ask why is “Football Friday” on a Thursday? And, that’s a valid question. … Read More

DFWHC hosts 71st Annual Awards Luncheon

10/09/2019

Before a near sold-out audience yesterday at the Irving Convention Center, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon before 700-plus attendees. Recipients included Andy Stern of Medical City Healthcare and AMN Healthcare with the Distinguished Health Service Award; Kyle Armstrong of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney as the Young Healthcare Executive of the … Read More

Sponsors announced for Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon

10/01/2019

The sponsors are set for the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon in one week on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location!). Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will serve as top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon this year. Hall Render is the nation’s largest health care-focused law firm distinguished by its attorneys’ extensive knowledge and … Read More

Cancer Support Community NTX – Opening eyes about survivorship

09/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas. By Mirchelle Louis, LCSW, CEO, Cancer Support Community North Texas Great news! More people are surviving cancer than ever before. In fact, according to the latest American Cancer Society stats, there will be roughly 1.25 million survivors in Texas by … Read More

Bryan’s House – Building innovative pathways to inclusion

09/26/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Bryan’s House. Over the past 30 years, Bryan’s House has served more than 23,000 children in the community. Founded in 1988 to serve children with HIV/AIDS, Bryan’s House has relaunched to include a continuum of medically-managed care, early childhood education for medically fragile children, in … Read More

Jennifer Miff named new president of DFWHC Foundation

09/25/2019

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today that Jennifer Miff has been named the new President of the DFWHC Foundation. Miff will replace Kristin Tesmer, the long-time former president of the DFWHC Foundation who stepped down in September to join Dallas Medical Resources. Miff has extensive experience leading data analytics to drive growth and organizational improvement. She has led … Read More

DFWHC Luncheon sponsorship deadline on Monday

09/20/2019

The deadline to sponsor the DFW Hospital Council’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon is next Monday at 5:00 p.m. The event is set for Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Sponsorships are a great opportunity to get your company’s name before the hospitals of North Texas. There are only a few sponsorships still available! … Read More

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – CMS revisits Hospital Co-location

09/19/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. By Laura Keidan Martin, Kenya Woodruff and Rachel Adams of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP On May 3, CMS issues a draft letter to State Survey Agency Directors regarding “Guidance for Hospital Co-location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities” (Guidance) that is … Read More

Just 21 days until DFWHC’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon!

09/18/2019

It’s just 21 days until the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Tickets and sponsorships are still available. This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, co-chair of Medical City Healthcare, to be the 2019 recipient of … Read More