Let’s hope contagious compassion becomes an epidemic


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council A study by Elizabeth Bradley and Lauren Taylor found the U.S. spends a small amount on social programs like retirement, disability benefits, employment programs and housing when compared to other nations. The U.S. spends nine percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on social services assisting the population. If … Read More

Alzheimer’s Association event set for Jan. 20 in Dallas


The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual event “Advance Research and Care Symposium” is set for Saturday, January 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree Campbell Center in Dallas. The educational seminar will detail information on the neuroscience of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – specifically with regard to breakthroughs in biomarkers, imaging, prevention and ethical considerations. … Read More

Children’s Health report reveals hunger issues for North Texas children


Children’s Health released on November 14 the 15th edition of Beyond ABC: Assessing the Well-Being of Children in North Texas, a 98-page report examining the quality of life for children in Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin and Grayson counties. Produced in collaboration with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas, Beyond ABC is a … Read More

Community Council honors Love at today’s awards luncheon


The Community Council of Greater Dallas awarded DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love with the Distinguished Community Service Award today during its Annual Nonprofit and Community Leadership Luncheon held at Mockingbird Towers in Dallas. Love was one of four to receive the award including the Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson of the 30th Congressional District; Regina Montoya of Mayor Mike … Read More

Two weeks until DFWHC’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon


The countdown has begun to the DFW Hospital Council’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 31 at the Arlington Convention Center. It is just two weeks until the event which honors friends of North Texas healthcare and Chairs of the Board of Trustees of all member hospitals. Tickets are still available with the registration deadline this Friday, October 20. More … Read More

Love discusses “Legislative Update” at Oak Cliff Chamber meeting


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of several speakers during this morning’s “Legislative Summit” panel hosted by the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce in the Hitt Auditorium at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Love’s panel discussion was titled “Update on State & Federal Legislation Affecting Business” and included Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Scott Chase, partner at … Read More

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