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

05/11/2020

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

02/27/2020

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”

11/20/2019

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

07/29/2019

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

06/21/2019

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”

06/08/2018

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

06/22/2017

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

DFWHC Board makes a stand against violence

06/09/2017

In honor of today’s 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 media to … Read More

DFWHC stands with AHA initiative to prevent violence

05/23/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today that it supports the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) initiative “Hospitals Against Violence.” The campaign’s goal is to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital media to include tweets, photos and other online efforts. A national day of awareness has been scheduled for Friday, June 9 when hospitals across the … Read More

AHCA could cause more than 24 million to lose coverage

03/21/2017

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council On Thursday, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation that would repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the AHCA would end the enhanced Medicaid federal funding for future expansion populations, beginning in 2020, and transition … Read More