DFWHC’s Love to participate in Feb. 1 State of Reform event

01/24/2018

Discussing “A Vision for a Post-ACA Texas Health System,” DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will speak at the State of Reform’s Second Annual Texas Health Policy Conference on February 1 at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, Texas. Love will be speaking with Dr. Chris Larson, owner and physician at Euphora Health; and Dr. Deane Waldman, … Read More

Service line-specific clinical integration programs

08/16/2017

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by the Coker Group. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] As hospitals prepare to operate successfully under value-based reimbursements such as bundled payments, they need to consider re-tooling some of their higher profile service lines. Orthopedics and cardiac care service lines are … Read More

State of Reform interviews DFWHC’s Love on ACA

05/03/2017

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was interviewed by State of Reform for a segment titled “What They’re Watching.” “You know, we can have all the catchphrases we want, but seriously, as we look at the Affordable Care Act, has it been successful? One, it did increase coverage. That’s one of the things it was supposed to do. Two, … Read More

Scores create déjà vu

08/25/2016

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council During my high school years, I worked after school at a local grocery store. I remember the confusion of customers when looking at grades given to fresh fruits and vegetables by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The top grade of apples was U.S. Extra Fancy, oranges was U.S. Fancy and potatoes … Read More

D Healthcare Daily examines release of hospital safety ratings

07/29/2016

D Healthcare Daily Editor Matt Goodman offered his take on the release of hospital federal safety ratings by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in a story posted yesterday. DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was quoted in the article, “CMS indicated that approximately 25 percent of hospitals were assigned a star rating based on 18 or fewer … Read More

Hospital association leaders speak out against release of federal safety ratings

07/27/2016

Hospital association leaders including Rick Pollack, president/CEO of the American Hospital Association and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, have spoken out against the release of today’s federal safety ratings by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in a story posted in The Dallas Morning News. A total of 276 hospitals in the state, including 56 … Read More

Parkland/CMS meeting set for this Monday

03/15/2016

Register now! The DFW Hospital Council is coordinating an educational session at the request of Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Titled “Continuum of Care for the Patient: EMTALA & Discharge Planning,” the session is this Monday, March 21 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. … Read More

Parkland/CMS educational session just three weeks away

03/04/2016

There’s still time to register for “Continuum of Care for the Patient: EMTALA & Discharge Planning,” taking place on Monday, March 21 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The DFW Hospital Council is coordinating this educational session at the request of Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The event begins at … Read More

Parkland/CMS to host educational session March 21

02/26/2016

Mark your calendars! The DFW Hospital Council is coordinating an educational session at the request of Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Titled “Continuum of Care for the Patient: EMTALA & Discharge Planning,” the session is scheduled for Monday, March 21 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The event begins at … Read More