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

Guests from St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/28/2021

Episode 26 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 innovative pharmacy program for the uninsured and newborn congenital heart defects. Guests included: • Mike Pazzaglini, CEO of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy; • Dr. Vivian Dimas, Medical … Read More

Guests from Parkland detail allergy issues and pharmacy tips on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/22/2021

Episode 25 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 North Texas asthma and allergy issues and pharmacy tips when picking up your prescriptions. Guests included: • Dr. Cesar Termulo, Pediatrician at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Cortny … Read More

NTX blood shortage the worst in decades – Does your health benefit from giving blood?

06/16/2021

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 weekly blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! We have reported there is … Read More

Author John M. Barry and Texas Health’s Dr. Horton highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/14/2021

Episode 24 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 author John M. Barry’s insights into the society’s “return to normal” from the pandemic and “heart health” across the community. Guests included: • Dr. Carl Horton, cardiologist at Texas … Read More

Hall Render Blog: Vaccine Consternation – Should COVID-19 vaccines be required?

06/11/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Hall Render. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. After more than a year of global turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, a light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to emerge. So far this year, several drug manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & … Read More

June 21 blood drive – Carter BloodCare says NTX shortage the worst in decades

06/08/2021

Methodist Hospital for Surgery in coordination with Carter BloodCare will be hosting a blood drive on June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The hospital is located at 17101 Dallas Parkway in Addison. The drive will take place at the Carter BloodCare bus. You can register here. The current blood shortage is the worst in decades. Please make an … Read More

Guests from Parkland and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/07/2021

Episode 23 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 inspirational COVID-19 survival story, teenage drug issues and tips on fitness walking. Guests included: • Dr. Dalerie Wilkerson, Podiatrist at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Stacie Bukowsky, … Read More