ACHE of NTX to host April 23 webinar on COVID-19 healthcare policy

04/09/2020

The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational webinar “COVID-19: A Rapidly Changing Dynamic for Healthcare Policy & Management” on Thursday, April 23 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. Agenda includes: • 12:00 – 12:15 p.m.: Telehealth: A Fast and Furious Update Christine Kailish, President/CEO, Brittain Kalish Group, LLC • 12:15 – 12:30 p.m.: COVID-19: The Truth Dr. Nikhil … Read More

R-Water cleaning system making headlines during outbreak

04/08/2020

R-Water, LLC, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, has been making headlines over the past month during the COVID-19 pandemic with its innovative cleaning system. In a story broadcast on KENS-5 in San Antonio, R-Water’s product was detailed at a local hospital. R-Water is a Texas-based, woman-founded company that offers a cleaning system to businesses wanting a germ-free … Read More

Hall Render to host April 8 webinar on “Health Care Relief Fund”

04/07/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Accelerated Payments and the $100 Billion Health Care Relief Fund: Financial Strategies for Providers and Suppliers” on April 8 at 12:00 noon CDT. The massive $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) signed into law March 27, 2020 includes $100 … Read More

Nursing during a crisis and COVID-19 update highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

04/06/2020

Episode 14 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. An extensive community report on COVID-19 and nursing during a time of crisis were detailed during the program. Guests included: • Caryn Paulos, Faith Community Nursing Program Director of Texas Health Resources. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and … Read More

Honoring healthcare heroes – DFWHC and Agency Creative produce video

04/02/2020

The creative firm Agency Creative graciously donated their time this week to produce a “Thank you” video honoring the first responders and healthcare workers in North Texas as they work through the COVID-19 crisis. Working on behalf of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), Agency Creative’s 30-second clip will run throughout the month during public service announcements on television. An award-winning … Read More

DFWHC speaks with NBC 5 on COVID-19 care at rural hospitals

04/01/2020

In a news segment last night on NBC 5, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by Scott Friedman on the potential spread of COVID-19 to rural communities. Love said urban North Texas hospitals have considered the impact of rural patients should COVID-19 spread to their communities. Many rural locales have only a few ICU beds and in some … Read More

Mercer conducts national poll detailing COVID-19 preparation in hospitals

04/01/2020

A national poll conducted last week by Mercer revealed more than 75 percent of the participating hospitals are shifting registered nurses from other areas of the facility to deal with the surge of patients from the coronavirus (COVID-19). An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), Mercer plans to conduct weekly polls to provide information to the health care … Read More

Hall Render to host webinar on COVID-19 telemedicine today

03/31/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Navigating the Use of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 State of Emergency” today at 1:00 p.m. EDT. As part of the emergency measures to address COVID-19, all levels of government are encouraging the use of telemedicine technology. The primary goal is to reduce the risk … Read More

Extended COVID-19 report highlights “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/30/2020

Episode 13 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. An extensive community report on COVID-19 and hospital expansion were detailed during the program. Guests included: • Brett Lee, president of Texas Health Frisco. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas Miller provided the extended COVID-19 report. … Read More

Love to discuss COVID-19 in ZOOM meeting for Oak Cliff Chamber

03/27/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love will be the guest speaker during an Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce ZOOM meeting on Monday, March 30 at 1:00 p.m. CST. This complimentary conference is titled “Impact of COVID-19 in the DFW Area.” You can register here.