DFWHC’s Love to discuss “Growing Little Minds” on Friday


DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love will discuss the “Growing Little Minds” campaign during the First3Years Annual Meeting and Conference this Friday, September 22 at the Communities Foundation of Texas in Dallas. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with Love’s presentation beginning at 11:00 a.m. “Growing Little Minds” was an infant brain development campaign that … Read More

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief


The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the region’s hospitals on alert. Medical … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to speak at Oak Cliff Chamber Legislative Summit


The Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Legislative Summit on Thursday, September 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The Summit will be highlighted by an “Update on State & Federal Legislation Affecting Business” with speakers Senator Royce West, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins … Read More

DFWHC, the Foundation and GroupOne team together for Hurricane Harvey donation


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne Background Screening teamed together this week for a donation drive to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey in southeast and central Texas. In all, more than 1,820 items were collected and will be donated to Trusted World this afternoon. Trusted World’s mission is to be committed to providing the best … Read More

Hurricane Harvey – How North Texans can help


Excerpted from a Dallas Morning News story by Cassandra Jaramillo and Loyd Brumfield Hundreds of Harvey evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the damage and danger of the storms. Here’s how North Texans can help, with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts: Volunteer: CITY OF DALLAS: Volunteers may be needed to help evacuees at designated recreation centers. Volunteers can … Read More

Donation Day to be held in Fort Worth


Excerpted from a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story by Lauren Gustus We’ve been glued to our phones and televisions since Harvey first struck Texas. The rains have passed but the need has not and will not. Families and friends are stuck in their homes. Many of us are keeping in touch but cannot get to them. Evacuees are starting to come … Read More

Texas Health publishes 5th Annual Community Responsibility and Sustainability Report


In a system document released on its website, Texas Health Resources presented to the public its Fifth Annual Community Responsibility and Sustainability Report on August 14. The annual report highlights the accomplishments of the system’s social responsibility programs and community health improvement initiatives. The report noted Texas Health provided nearly $864 million in charity care and community benefits last year … Read More

MADD – “Walk like MADD” events set for the Fall


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by MADD. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. On the road of life, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) wants every family to be safe without the threat of drunk or drugged driving. And we want every family to stay whole without the … Read More

Dallas Street Choir performs at Carnegie Hall


The Dallas Street Choir, a North Texas musical outlet for the homeless and disadvantaged, performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Wednesday evening, joining 17 residents of a Manhattan homeless shelter. Never in the 126-year history of the storied hall has a musical ensemble of homeless performers appeared at Carnegie, said the hall’s archivist, Gino Francesconi. The Dallas … Read More

DFWHC Board makes a stand against violence


In honor of today’s national day of awareness for “Hospitals Against Violence,” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Directors stood for a photograph to display unity with hospitals across the U.S. The campaign was the brainchild of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with a goal to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital media to … Read More