Abilene Christian University Blog: 4 reasons why RNs should pursue a BSN

06/29/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Abilene Christian University. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. America’s healthcare industry is changing at a rapid rate. Due to this, the demand for individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is higher than ever. In fact, the field of nursing will see an … Read More

Hall Render Blog: Vaccine Consternation – Should COVID-19 vaccines be required?

06/11/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Hall Render. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. After more than a year of global turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, a light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to emerge. So far this year, several drug manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & … Read More

DFWHC Blog: Wellness and a Meaningful Existence

05/28/2021

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council Many people define good health as a state of physical, mental and social well-being. It’s not just the absence of disease or illness. Four components in taking good care of our bodies and minds include a healthy diet, regular exercise, appropriate rest and taking time to unwind from daily routines. … Read More

DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion

03/08/2021

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Our state has endured a difficult year of COVID-19, not to mention unemployment and the loss of healthcare coverage for many Texas residents. Now is the time for us to strive for healthcare coverage for all Texans. We ask our Texas legislative leaders to work collaboratively on Medicaid expansion. We now have … Read More

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”

08/12/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More

Health Catalyst – 10 Strategies for Navigating Volume to Value

08/11/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. Blog by Duncan Gallagher, President of Donegal Advisory Services, Health Catalyst As a country, we are confronting many options regarding accessible and affordable health insurance. Our choices include supporting state and national insurance exchanges, eliminating the individual mandate, repealing the Affordable Care Act, … Read More

Hall Render – COVID-19 cases increase, commercial eviction restrictions decrease

08/10/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. In April 2020, Hall Render published an article detailing state statutory, administrative and common law directives guiding commercial eviction and foreclosure actions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two months later, the pandemic has far from … Read More

DFWHC Blog: Three simple words – wear a mask

07/30/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council What is the best way to stimulate the economy? I can tell you in three simple words – wear a mask. As COVID-19 cases dramatically increase in Texas, we are being forced to delay business openings and the North Texas economy continues to suffer. Wearing a mask will prevent the spread of … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

06/16/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly feared seeking medical treatment because … 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