ACHE to host tour of Texas Health/UTSW Frisco

04/19/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a private preview tour of Texas Health Hospital Frisco and UT Southwestern Medical Center at Frisco on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. The new campus is located at 12400 Dallas Parkway in Frisco. All ACHE members are invited for this private preview before it opens later this year. A panel of leaders … Read More

ACHE to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on April 9 – great panel!

04/03/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational event “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, April 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Saint Rocco’s New York Italian Restaurant in Dallas. Panelists will include Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health Resources; Laura Irvine, executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Medical City Healthcare; Pete McCanna, president of … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to serve as speaker at UTA gala

03/22/2019

Our own DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will serve as a speaker during the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Dream Makers’ Gala tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. The inaugural fundraising event has a stated goal of raising $500,000, with the collected funds to be used solely for scholarships for students at UTA’s College … Read More

“Get Kidz Fit Fest” set for April 13 at Fair Park

03/12/2019

The Community Council of Greater Dallas will host the 12th Annual “Get Kidz Fit Fest” on Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Centennial Building at Fair Park. This year’s event is being held in partnership with the Oncor Mayor’s Race. Get Kidz Fit brings hundreds of organizations, companies and sponsors together in a one-of-a-kind collaboration … Read More

Support this bill – Senator Johnson releases statement on bill to combat teen e-cigarette sales

03/04/2019

NOTE: DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love worked with Senator Nathan Johnson drafting this bill to help curtail the epidemic use of vapor products by elementary and high school students in Texas. “Youth addiction to nicotine is becoming, once again, a public health crisis,” said Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson upon filing SB1332. The bipartisan bill places e-cigarettes under … Read More

ACHE joins forces with TCU for March 28 event

02/27/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host the educational event “The Business of Healthcare” on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Fort Worth at 5th and Carroll in the event space above Blue Mesa Grill. ACHE will be joining forces with Texas Christian University to offer a new kind of networking event for mid- and early … Read More

FDA taking action against companies illegally selling products claiming to treat Alzheimer’s

02/26/2019

The following is a statement by the Alzheimer’s Association, a partner of the DFW Hospital Council. On behalf of millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and their families, the Alzheimer’s Association welcomes action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to crack down on companies that are illegally selling products – mostly sold as dietary supplements – that … Read More

Cancer Support Community NTX – The missing link in cancer care

02/22/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by the Cancer Support Community North Texas. Blog by Mirchelle Louis, LCSW, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Support Community North Texas In 2018, more than 31,000 of our North Texas neighbors’ lives changed instantly when they heard the dreaded words – “You have cancer.” From the moment … Read More

Mental Health Speaker Series attracts 90-plus

02/13/2019

More than 90 attendees turned out for this morning’s educational event “Growing Up in North Texas: Removing the Stigma Around Mental Health” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The mental health speaker series was hosted by Children at Risk in coordination with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness North Texas. By way of … Read More

ACHE to host Winter Networking Blitz on Feb. 19

02/07/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Winter 2019 Networking Blitz on Tuesday, February 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children location in Frisco. This event is for new members from December 2017 to present. Existing members who are wanting to become more involved are also welcome. You can register here. For information, please contact John Whittemore at jwhittemore@achentx.org.