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

ACHE of North Texas to host “Networking Blitz” on July 13

06/30/2021

The ACHE of North Texas will host a “Networking Blitz” on Tuesday, July 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., CDT, at the Moody Outpatient Center at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. The event is a great opportunity for ACHE of North Texas members to become more involved and more connected with their fellow executives. Jyric Sims, FACHE, … 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

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