“Great Influenza” author and Hall Render guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/28/2020

Episode 29 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a comparison of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic and today’s COVID-19 pandemic, plus a detailed look at telehealth. Guests included: • John M. Barry, bestselling author of “The Great Influenza” • and Christopher Eades, … Read More

“Great Influenza” author John Barry interviewed for Sunday’s “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/23/2020

Check out an excerpt from Sunday’s interview here! American author and historian John M. Barry was interviewed this week as guest of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and KRLD 1080 AM radio program “The Human Side of Health Care.” Barry’s book “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Greatest Pandemic in History” was an influential 2005 bestseller detailing the 1918 … Read More

DFWHC member R-Water detailed on TV for new COVID-19 innovation

07/22/2020

An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, R-Water, LLC was highlighted on a July 7 TV broadcast on FOX 26 for their work in battling COVID-19 in public spaces. R-Water formed an innovative partnership with Arvika Aerial Tech in order to disinfect flight schools in Houston and New Braunfels. After learning about R-Water, a new generation of non-toxic, yet … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

07/20/2020

The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in North Texas. You can also read about the new virtual presentations of the DFWHC Foundation’s Patient Safety Summit and Employee of the Year Luncheon. Hard copies will be mailed … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial

07/02/2020

In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More

Hall Render to host June 24 webinar on “Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era”

06/19/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Hospital & Physician Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era” on June 24 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the financial viability of many independent physician practices across the country. Today’s practices are in survival mode and many are seeking … Read More

Cancer Support Community – Clinical Trials: Removing the mystery and opening eyes

06/09/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by the Cancer Support Community North Texas and Mary Crowley Cancer Research. By Dr. James Strauss, Clinical Scientific Director, Mary Crowley Cancer Research and Mirchelle Louis, CEO of Cancer Support Community North Texas More treatment options are available to cancer patients than ever before. Treatment is … Read More

DFWHC and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” posted online

06/05/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech educational webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” originally held June 4 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. An expert panel included Ernie Ianance, executive vice president and co-founder of Vital-Tech, and Dr. Anjan Panneer Selvam, the chief technology officer at Vital-Tech. Stephen Love, … Read More

Health Catalyst – Managing Hospital Patient Flow

06/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. One of the ongoing challenges healthcare systems face is managing hospital patient flow—the movement of patients through the hospital from entry to discharge. If not managed effectively, patient flow can have negative ripple effects throughout the health system. Efficient hospital patient flow allows … Read More

DFWHC/VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” just two days away!

06/02/2020

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital Today” on Thursday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. In advance of the webinar, VitalTech announced last week it would offer 90 days of free telehealth services in an effort to … Read More