#HAVHope – national day of awareness to highlight how America’s hospitals can combat violence in our society


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) today would like to join America’s hospitals for #HAVhope, a national day of awareness to highlight how we can combat violence in our communities. Today, June 2, 2023, marks the seventh annual Hospitals Against Violence #HAVhope Friday as hospitals continue to work towards partnerships to build safe workplaces and communities. “After the shootings on May … Read More

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. “Our healthcare heroes work conscientiously … Read More

Guests from AHA and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 44 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the overall reaction to COVID-19 by American hospitals and sports injuries in the community. Guests included: • Rick Pollack, President/CEO, American Hospital Association; • and Dr. Shane Miller, Pediatrician and Sports Medicine … Read More

We would like to thank our hospitals during National Hospital Week 2020


During National Hospital Week (#HospitalWeek), May 10-16, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) would like to thank the hospitals of North Texas for keeping our community safe during these historically trying times. Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, this important week gives us the opportunity to highlight our hospitals, health systems and healthcare workers and the innovative ways they … Read More

DFWHC Blog – CMS regulation puts North Texas on dangerous financial cliff


Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In November 2019, Seema Verma, administrator of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), released a proposed rule called the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). Verma states the rule would promote transparency by establishing new reporting requirements for supplemental payments to Medicaid providers. CMS is now proposing this mandatory MFAR for … Read More

DFWHC to host weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care”


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has decided to go “Radio Ga Ga” in 2020 when it will begin hosting the weekly radio program “The Human Side of Healthcare” on KRLD 1080 AM. The DFWHC Board of Trustees approved the radio broadcast in October. The program, airing Sunday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT starting January 12, is expected to showcase the … Read More

Andy Stern to receive Distinguished Health Service Award


Andy Stern, the managing director of Club Oaks Consulting, board member of AMN Healthcare and co-chair of Medical City Healthcare, was announced today as the 2019 recipient of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Distinguished Health Service Award. He will be recognized during DFWHC’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 at Irving Convention Center. Stern’s career spans over … Read More

EHN to host “Hospital Resuscitation” event on June 26


The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “A Paradigm Shift in the Standard of Care in Hospital Resuscitation” on Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Russell Griffin, vice president of research and innovation for RQI Partners, a joint-venture between the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical, … Read More

DFWHC Board honors “Hospitals Against Violence”


In honor of today’s second annual national day of awareness for “Hospitals Against Violence,” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Directors stood for a photograph to display unity with hospitals across the U.S. The campaign was the brainchild of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with a goal to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital … Read More

Senate unveils health care bill


The closely guarded Senate health care bill written behind closed doors has become public. The unveiling of the legislation marks the first time the majority of the Senate GOP conference gets a comprehensive look at the health care proposal. With Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week, senators only have a handful of days to decide … Read More