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

Stopping the flu starts with you – get your flu shot today!

08/17/2020

During this time of COVID-19, getting your flu shot has never been more important. With North Texas hospital employees working tirelessly to combat the pandemic, the last thing they need to worry about is a wave of patients suffering from the flu. Simply put, stopping the flu starts with you! The single best way to prevent the flu is to … 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

Hall Render – The ADA and COVID-19

05/21/2020

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. By Robin Sheridan, attorney at Hall Render While there has been an onslaught of new legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers don’t want to lose sight of traditional employment laws. The Fair Labor … Read More

Medical City updates visitor access restrictions

03/19/2020

Medical City Healthcare announced it was taking additional proactive measures to help ensure the health and safety of patients, caregivers, colleagues and the communities served by its 16 North Texas hospitals with new visitor restrictions that go into effect today. Guidance for Visitors To ensure a safe care environment, visitors are not permitted with the exception of individuals considered necessary … Read More

COVID-19 Science Spotlight at Perot Museum posted online

03/16/2020

The panel discussion “Science Spotlight: COVID-19” hosted at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science yesterday in Dallas has been posted online. The live-streamed event included panelists: • Dr. John Carlo, CEO of Prism Health North Texas and former president of the Dallas County Medical Association; • Jennifer Finley, RN, NCSN, MPA/HCA, Director of Health Services, Dallas Independent School District; … Read More

CDC releases video detailing who should get tested for COVID-19

03/16/2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a video last week detailing what symptoms a patient should be showing before being tested for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Video guest is Dr. Shannon Kasperbauer, an infectious disease expert at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado. You can view the video here.

DFWHC/Wello webinar “Ending Epidemics” posted online

02/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Wello, Inc. educational webinar “Ending Epidemics” originally held February 25 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details trends contributing to such global threats as the Coronavirus. Dr. Murray Cohen, president of Consultants in Disease and Injury Control, served as keynote speaker. Dr. Cohen, formerly of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read More

DFWHC and Wello webinar “Ending Epidemics” next Tuesday!

02/21/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Wello, Inc. complimentary educational webinar “Ending Epidemics” is this Tuesday, February 25 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail trends that are contributing to such global threats as the Coronavirus. Dr. Murray Cohen, president of Consultants in Disease and Injury Control (CDIC), will serve as the keynote speaker. Dr. … Read More

DFWHC and Wello to co-host Feb. 25 webinar “Ending Epidemics”

02/14/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Wello, Inc. will host the complimentary educational webinar “Ending Epidemics” on Tuesday, February 25 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail trends that are contributing to such global threats as the Coronavirus. Dr. Murray Cohen, president of Consultants in Disease and Injury Control (CDIC), will serve as the keynote … Read More