Less than two weeks until “Alzheimer’s Research” on March 8

02/23/2018

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. We’re inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease … Read More

DFWHC and Alzheimer’s Association to host March 8 event

02/13/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the Alzheimer’s Association is inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease during the educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. An expert list … Read More

Maternal mortality – we own it

02/02/2018

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council A Texas Congressman asked me if the alarming maternal mortality statistics within our state were true. Maternal mortality – when a mother dies from pregnancy related to complications while pregnant or within 42 days of giving birth – apparently doubled in Texas between 2010 and 2012. While the complete … Read More

DFWHC wraps up 2017 volunteer efforts

12/15/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the Foundation and GroupOne is wrapping up its volunteer efforts for 2017, with record contributions from staff members. For the Hurricane Harvey campaign, a total of 1,876 items including food, toiletries, diapers and blankets were collected. The items were donated to Trusted World, which in turn immediately shipped the resources to Houston. The annual food … Read More

Fort Worth City Council votes 8-1 in favor of smoking ban

12/14/2017

The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to approve updates to the city’s smoking ordinance. Beginning March 12, customers in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors will no longer be able to smoke within the buildings. Fort Worth was one of the last major cities in Texas to still allow smoking in bars. The new law also prohibits … Read More

DFWHC to be present at tonight’s FW vote on city smoking ban

12/12/2017

The Fort Worth City Council will vote tonight on a proposed smoking ban that would extinguish cigarettes in bars and bingo halls, and limit where smoke shops can be located within the city. If the vote passes, it could take effect within 90 days. DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love will be present prior to the vote and … Read More

Let’s hope contagious compassion becomes an epidemic

11/17/2017

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council A study by Elizabeth Bradley and Lauren Taylor found the U.S. spends a small amount on social programs like retirement, disability benefits, employment programs and housing when compared to other nations. The U.S. spends nine percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on social services assisting the population. If … Read More

Alzheimer’s Association event set for Jan. 20 in Dallas

11/16/2017

The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual event “Advance Research and Care Symposium” is set for Saturday, January 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Campbell Center in Dallas. The educational seminar will detail information on the neuroscience of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – specifically with regard to breakthroughs in biomarkers, imaging, prevention and ethical considerations. … Read More

Children’s Health report reveals hunger issues for North Texas children

11/15/2017

Children’s Health released on November 14 the 15th edition of Beyond ABC: Assessing the Well-Being of Children in North Texas, a 98-page report examining the quality of life for children in Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin and Grayson counties. Produced in collaboration with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas, Beyond ABC is a … Read More

Love discusses “Legislative Update” at Oak Cliff Chamber meeting

09/28/2017

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of several speakers during this morning’s “Legislative Summit” panel hosted by the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce in the Hitt Auditorium at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Love’s panel discussion was titled “Update on State & Federal Legislation Affecting Business” and included Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Scott Chase, partner at … Read More