DFWHC makes holiday donation to “Toys for Tots”

12/11/2019

An annual holiday tradition at the offices of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne Background Screening, staff members donated toys to the DFW Toys for Tots program this week. A total of 55 toys were donated to the charity program, created in 1947 at the behest of the U.S. Marine Corps to deliver, through a new … Read More

NextGate – Tapping SDOH data to gain a picture of one’s needs

11/25/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by NextGate. By Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate Access to a complete picture of one’s health is key to enhanced clinical decision-making, coordination of care, patient safety, administrative efficiencies and patient-provider satisfaction. This requires tapping into data outside the four walls of traditional healthcare settings. Because the … Read More

DFWHC to host weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care”

11/20/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has decided to go “Radio Ga Ga” in 2020 when it will begin hosting the weekly radio program “The Human Side of Healthcare” on KRLD 1080 AM. The DFWHC Board of Trustees approved the radio broadcast in October. The program, airing Sunday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT starting January 12, is expected to showcase the … Read More

ACHE to host End-of-Year networking event on Dec. 12

11/12/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host an End of Year After Hours Networking Event on Thursday, December 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Network Bar in Dallas. Come join the fun and networking for this first-ever event held in coordination with the local chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine. You can register here. For information, … Read More

Jon R. Roth selected as new CEO of the Dallas County Medical Society

10/24/2019

The Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS) announced that Jon R. Roth, MS, CAE, has been selected as its new executive vice president and chief executive officer. Roth will become just the fourth executive vice president in the 143-year history of DCMS. “Jon impressed everyone with his expertise, his leadership ability and his clear and thoughtful communication style. He is personable, … Read More

ACHE’s quarterly education event set for Thursday

10/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Fourth Quarter Education Event this Thursday from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican Sugar Restaurant in Plano. Don’t miss a loaded lineup of expert speakers participating in two separate panels. The first discussion will detail “Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured,” with panelists including: • Catherine Oliveros, vice president community health … Read More

ACHE to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Oct. 22

10/16/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a Fort Worth edition of “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, October 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Reata Restaurant. Don’t miss a loaded lineup to include Michael Sanborn, chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health All Saints, moderating a panel to include: • Jenny Beuerlein, chief executive … Read More

Foundation to host complimentary “Opioid Management” summit on Nov. 13

10/11/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” on November 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Frisco at the new Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Topics will detail the U.S. opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better served. Speakers will … Read More

Cancer Support Community NTX – Opening eyes about survivorship

09/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Cancer Support Community North Texas. By Mirchelle Louis, LCSW, CEO, Cancer Support Community North Texas Great news! More people are surviving cancer than ever before. In fact, according to the latest American Cancer Society stats, there will be roughly 1.25 million survivors in Texas by … Read More

Bryan’s House – Building innovative pathways to inclusion

09/26/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Bryan’s House. Over the past 30 years, Bryan’s House has served more than 23,000 children in the community. Founded in 1988 to serve children with HIV/AIDS, Bryan’s House has relaunched to include a continuum of medically-managed care, early childhood education for medically fragile children, in … Read More