Alliance for Healthcare Excellence to host lunch on Sept. 11

08/19/2019

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational lunch “Restoring Humanity and Sanity to Our Healthcare System” on Wednesday, September 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas. The luncheon will be held in the facility’s Marnie and Kern Wildenthal Education Center. Scott Conard, MD, chief executive officer of Converging Health, will … Read More

Love posts national blog detailing e-cigarette abuse in Texas

07/24/2019

Detailing the alarming rise in e-cigarette abuse in Texas, DFW Hospital Council’s President/CEO W. Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website. The website is a combined social science/journalism effort based at The George Washington University’s School of Media & Public Affairs that uses a vast array of data – from election results and economic … Read More

Tenet drive collects 4.5 million servings of cereal to benefit local food banks

07/09/2019

Tenet Healthcare Corporation announced on June 27 the results for its 2019 Healthy Over Hungry® Cereal Drive. The Cereal Drive works to help those struggling with hunger and to promote the importance of eating a healthy breakfast, especially for children who lose access to school-based nutrition programs during the summer months. The 2019 Cereal Drive took place June 7-14 across … Read More

EHN to host “Hospital Resuscitation” event on June 26

06/21/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “A Paradigm Shift in the Standard of Care in Hospital Resuscitation” on Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Russell Griffin, vice president of research and innovation for RQI Partners, a joint-venture between the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical, … Read More

DFWHC attends annual luncheon in Fort Worth

06/17/2019

Serving as an Emerald Table Sponsor, executives of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) attended the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce’s (FWMBCC) 39th Annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday at the Hilton Fort Worth. The festive event was highlighted by Dr. Patrice Harris, president of the American Medical Association, serving as keynote speaker. Dr. Harris is the first African American … Read More

DFWHC-rooted legislation detailed in DMN story

05/08/2019

The Dallas Morning News ran the story “Dallas-rooted legislation calls for 10 percent Texas tax on retail sales of e-cigs and vape products” this morning detailing a potential state retail excise tax on e-cigarette and vape tobacco products presently before the Texas House. The idea was inspired by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love when he approached Senator Nathan … Read More

Tenet Healthcare celebrates National Volunteer Month in DFW

05/03/2019

Tenet Healthcare Corporation celebrated National Volunteer Month in April by volunteering with five community organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. DFW-based employees from Tenet and the company’s United Surgical Partners International and Conifer Health Solutions subsidiaries provided more than 1,265 hours of volunteer service during the month. The service projects included: • April 2 – The Bridge (serving breakfast to … Read More

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More

ACHE to host tour of Texas Health/UTSW Frisco

04/19/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a private preview tour of Texas Health Hospital Frisco and UT Southwestern Medical Center at Frisco on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. The new campus is located at 12400 Dallas Parkway in Frisco. All ACHE members are invited for this private preview before it opens later this year. A panel of leaders … Read More

ACHE to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on April 9 – great panel!

04/03/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational event “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Saint Rocco’s New York Italian Restaurant in Dallas. Panelists will include Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; Laura Irvine, executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Medical City Healthcare; Pete McCanna, president of … Read More