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

08/24/2021

Episode 34 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed mental health issues in the community and the lingering effects of COVID-19, or “Long COVID.” Guest included: • Ken Jones, PsyD, LCSW-S, Director of Behavioral Health at Texas Health … Read More

COVID-19 breakthrough case and Children’s Health guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/10/2021

Episode 32 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an inspiring survivor of COVID-19 and the RSV respiratory virus. Guest included: • Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Who might receive my blood donation? A spotlight on cancer patients

08/04/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Cancer patients are often in … Read More

Guests from UTSW, Parkland and Methodist discuss pandemic surge on “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/02/2021

Episode 31 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the COVID-19 variant exploding across North Texas and “back to school” fears. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology at UT Southwestern; • Dr. … Read More

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

07/26/2021

Episode 30 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed new technologies in neonatal intensive care and best health practices when it comes to your spine and back. Guests included: • Dr. Clair Schwendeman, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical … Read More

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

07/19/2021

Episode 29 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the ramifications of the COVID-19 “variant” in North Texas and a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease Specialist at Methodist Health System; … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses growing COVID-19 numbers with KRLD

07/16/2021

In an interview yesterday with KRLD News Radio 1080 AM, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the growing numbers of COVID-19 patients in North Texas. “We’re up to 657 patients, a 70 percent increase in hospitalizations in the last two weeks,” said Love. “The majority are unvaccinated.” There is further apprehension with students returning to school next month, according … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Transfusions maintain health and save lives

07/14/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced last month that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Kelly Bernard, RN, BSN, PCCN, … Read More

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

07/13/2021

Episode 28 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in North Texas and “healthcare transformations” over the past year. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease Specialist at Methodist Health System; • Winjie Tang … Read More