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

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

Jennifer Miff named new president of DFWHC Foundation

09/25/2019

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today that Jennifer Miff has been named the new President of the DFWHC Foundation. Miff will replace Kristin Tesmer, the long-time former president of the DFWHC Foundation who stepped down in September to join Dallas Medical Resources. Miff has extensive experience leading data analytics to drive growth and organizational improvement. She has led … Read More

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” to air in Spanish tomorrow morning

09/05/2019

A live, two-hour broadcast of “I’m Listening,” will air tomorrow morning in Spanish from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on 107.5 La Grande FM. The program will kick off a busy weekend of radio conversation to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the “I’m Listening” program will … Read More

DFWHC sponsors “I’m Listening” broadcast to raise awareness on mental health

09/04/2019

Set your radio dials on September 8 for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health and substance misuse efforts in … 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