Carter BloodCare: Being prepared for trauma in the blood bank

09/24/2021

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! Trauma is inevitable in medicine. … Read More

DFWHC to sponsor “I’m Listening” suicide prevention broadcast on Sept. 23 from 6-8 p.m.

09/22/2021

Set your radio dials on September 23 for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting National Suicide Prevention Month. For the fourth straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health and substance misuse efforts in the community. The … Read More

Tickets now available to DFWHC’s virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20

09/21/2021

Tickets are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20. Taking place from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., the program will feature none other than Jim Craig as the keynote speaker, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. The in-person Annual Awards Luncheon was cancelled this year due … Read More

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

09/21/2021

Episode 37 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 prevention techniques for gout and the peculiar phenomenon of “AFib” showing up in youthful COVID-19 patients. Guests included: • Dr. Vivian Jones, Family Medicine Physician at Texas Health Presbyterian … Read More

Jim Craig to serve as keynote at DFWHC virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 20

09/17/2021

Do you believe in miracles? The keynote speaker of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20 most certainly does. It will be none other than Jim Craig, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. Called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most memorable sports victories of … Read More

North Texas county judges named the 2021 recipients of DFWHC’s Annual Distinguished Health Service Award

09/16/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the 2021 recipients of its annual awards with 17 North Texas county judges to receive the Distinguished Health Service Award; Christopher McLarty, associate vice president and chief nursing officer, ambulatory services at UT Southwestern Medical Center, named the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and three board members at Baylor Scott & White … Read More

Guests from Prism Health North Texas and Texas Health Resources highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/14/2021

Episode 36 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 booster COVID-19 vaccines and sepsis awareness. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, President and CEO of Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. Sunita Koshy-Nesbitt, Hospital Channel Chief Quality Officer … Read More

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

09/06/2021

Episode 35 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 women’s health in the modern age and the FDA’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Laura Swaney, Division VP of Women’s and Children’s Services at Medical City … Read More

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

09/01/2021

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life and the difficulties caused by … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

08/31/2021

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! Oh, those positive Os: Seeking … Read More