Carrie Barton to perform National Anthem at DFWHC’s Annual Luncheon


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Carrie Barton will perform the National Anthem during its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location). A resident of Fort Worth, Barton started singing solos in church as a little girl. She was part of a family quartet, performing with a jazz vocal ensemble at her … Read More

Bianca Castro to moderate Woodward/Bernstein at DFWHC’s Oct. 8 Luncheon


Bianca Castro, the news anchor and healthcare reporter for NBC 5, will moderate the discussion between Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein during the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Woodward and Bernstein received the Pulitzer Prize as reporters for The Washington Post when they broke the Watergate scandal … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to speak at Oct. 7 event at UT Dallas


The University of Texas (UT) at Dallas’ Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management will host the educational event “Medicare for All: What Does it Really Mean?” on Monday, October 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Davidson Auditorium at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. The panel discussion will include DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen … Read More

Agenda released for upcoming North Texas State of Reform Conference


State of Reform has released the official agenda of its North Texas Conference on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. After the past two years in Austin, the conference was moved to North Texas due to high demand in the area. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. The … Read More

Alliance for Healthcare Excellence to host lunch on Sept. 11


The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Restoring Humanity and Sanity to Our Healthcare System” on Wednesday, September 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. The luncheon will be held in the facility’s Marnie and Kern Wildenthal Education Center. Scott Conard, MD, chief executive officer of Converging Health, will … Read More

ACHE to host Third Quarter Education Event on Aug. 22


The ACHE of North Texas will host a Third Quarter Education Event on Thursday, August 22 from 3:00-7:30 p.m. at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. The seminar has been approved for up to 3.0 Face-to-Face Credits. The event will be highlighted by two panel discussions. Panel 1, titled “Rethinking the Ambulatory Care Network,” will include Kyllan Cody, FACHE, … Read More

Kyle Armstrong and Bob Ferguson named DFWHC award recipients


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Kyle Armstrong, FACHE, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney, will be the 2019 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and John R. (Bob) Ferguson III, former chair of the Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees, will be the 2019 Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year. The awards … Read More

Tables/tickets now available to Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon


Tickets are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, the managing director of Club Oaks Consulting, board member of AMN Healthcare and co-chair of Medical City … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available


The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 71st Annual Awards Luncheon, the sad passing of two Distinguished Health Service Award recipients, and the final column of Kristin Tesmer, who will be leaving the DFWHC Foundation after 10 years. Hard copies will be mailed to … Read More

DFWHC and Mercer to co-host “Enterprise Risk Modeling” webinar on Aug. 28


You don’t want to miss this! The DFW Hospital Council and Mercer will co-host the August 28 webinar “Enterprise Risk Modeling for Health Care Systems” on August 28 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CST. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by speakers with more than 35 years of combined experience to discuss a powerful tool to assist health care … Read More