Mobile COVID-19 test collections over the next three days in Keller


A mobile COVID-19 test collection site will be available at the Keller Independent School District (ISD) Complex, July 9-11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Keller ISD complex is located at 500 Pate Orr Rd N, Keller, TX 76248. You will be screened if you have: • Fever or chills; • A cough; • Fatigue; • Body aches; • … Read More

Don’t delay emergency care – call 9-1-1!


During these uncertain times, know the dedicated teams at the hospitals of North Texas are here for you. If you believe you may be experiencing signs of COVID-19, our healthcare heroes can help you assess your symptoms and direct you to the right care. Equally important, our hospitals are open and ready to care for other emergencies. Please, do not … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses the latest on COVID-19 with KRLD 1080 AM


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love participated in an extensive interviewed yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM to discuss – you guessed it! – hospital capacity and COVID-19. “About a week to 10 days ago, I thought we were okay as far as hospital capacity,” Love said. “But all of our models are now showing dramatic increases in COVID-19 patients.” You … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses COVID-19 with State of Reform


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love sat down for an interview with State of Reform Reporter Michael Goldberg this week to discuss hospital capacity and COVID-19. Writers for the national website, which attempts to bridge the gap between health care and health policy, have been keeping an eye on the growing number of COVID-19 patients across the nation during the … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to participate in July 9 “State of Health” event


The Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce will host a “State of Health” virtual panel discussion on July 9 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Phillip Huang, Dallas County Health and Human Services Department; • Jason Isham, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Shawna D. Nesbitt, UT Southwestern. The event is sponsored by Children’s … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 26 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent impact of innovative technologies in health care and the ongoing struggles to promote opioid alternatives. Guests included: • Winjie Tang Miao, Senior Executive VP and Chief Experience Officer, Texas Health Resources; • … Read More

New video promotes wearing a mask over holiday weekend


In a video released in advance of the Fourth of July holiday weekend by the Texas organization “Stand Tall for Small,” the message of wearing a mask to help the economy is emphasized. As stated on the public service announcement page, “Small businesses are the heartbeat of the Texas economy and have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis in … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial


In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More

Guests from Texas Scottish Rite and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 25 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a groundbreaking new hospital program “Unconditional Positive Regard” and nurse navigation during COVID-19. Guests included: • Ashleigh Kinney, Director of Patient Experience, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; • and Erin Prendergast, Oncology Nurse … Read More

DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love releases new statement on COVID-19


Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love: “We understand that the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations is creating concern in our community. We certainly understand and appreciate Governor Abbott’s efforts on behalf of public safety to preserve hospital capacity and ensure treatment for Texans that are infected with COVID-19. In the spirit of supporting our Governor in … Read More