DFWHC-rooted legislation detailed in DMN story


The Dallas Morning News ran the story “Dallas-rooted legislation calls for 10 percent Texas tax on retail sales of e-cigs and vape products” this morning detailing a potential state retail excise tax on e-cigarette and vape tobacco products presently before the Texas House. The idea was inspired by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love when he approached Senator Nathan … Read More

Latest blog by Steve Love details continued rise in Texas uninsured


The latest blog by W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, was posted today on the DCEO Healthcare website. Titled “A Call for Action to the Texas Legislature,” Love details the alarming increase in uninsured residents in Texas. “The latest Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index showed the uninsured rate in 2017 rose by significant margins in 17 states, with Texas … Read More

DFWHC releases flyer in advance of Arlington smoke-free discussion


In advance of tomorrow’s discussion by the City of Arlington’s council members on procedures involving a new smoking ban in public places, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and its Foundation released a public flyer last week detailing the dangers of smoking in the city. Working in coordination with the American Heart Association, DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love has been available … Read More

Coalition video shines spotlight on hospital heroes


The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care has taken another step in recognizing the nation’s hospital heroes with the release of a new video focusing on the neonatal intensive care unit at New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital, part of North Shore LIJ Health System. This video is the first of several the Coalition will produce over the next few … Read More