Charlie Powell to receive Distinguished Health Service Award


Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network and Tarrant County Hospital District, was announced today as the 2018 recipient of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Distinguished Health Service Award. He will be recognized during DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 at Arlington Convention Center. Powell’s career spans … Read More

On the hottest day of the year, DFWHC treats staff to ice cream truck visit


On the hottest day of the year – 105 and climbing – the DFW Hospital Council treated its staff to free ice cream this afternoon at its headquarters in Irving. The line was long, it was indeed hot, but the wait was worthwhile. After receiving their ice cream, staff members immediately sprinted back into the air-conditioned building.

DFWHC Board honors “Hospitals Against Violence”


In honor of today’s second annual 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 … Read More

Active Shooter Training Workshop on June 21


Both Tarrant and Dallas counties will host an Active Shooter Consequence Management Training Workshop on Thursday, June 21 at the Richardson Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The educational event is geared towards emergency managers, emergency responders, health and hospital personnel, municipal and county managers, public works personnel, human resource directors and other municipal, county and state officials. … Read More

Netherlands Ambassador visits Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children


It was an international affair yesterday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas as Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, visited the hospital to learn more about North Texas and U.S. healthcare. Schuwer is a friend of Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., chair of the board at Texas Scottish Rite and a former U.S. ambassador to … Read More

Business Council for the Arts to discuss “Arts and Healthcare”


The Business Council for the Arts of North Texas will be hosting the breakfast event “Arts and Healthcare” on Wednesday, June 6 at the Belo Mansion in Dallas from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Pamela J. Stoyanoff, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Methodist Health System and a board member of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, will serve … Read More

CCC Leadership program for women registration now open


Registration is now open for the 2018 CCC Leadership program. Registration is limited to 30 attendees with a deadline of May 18. CCC Leadership is a leadership program for women, in the nonprofit and education sectors, adapted from the transformative, year-long, Power of Self program founded in 2000 by Marsha Clark and Associates. Participants will gain greater clarity about their … Read More

Carson’s Village – helping families through sudden loss


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council I had lunch this week with Jennifer K. Bartkowski, the CEO of the Girl Scouts of North Texas. While she does outstanding work in the Girl Scouts, she also serves on the board of trustees for Carson’s Village. I was so impressed with this group, I have been spreading … Read More

Children at Risk to examine dangers of E-cigarettes


Are E-cigarettes a safe solution for teenagers or just as dangerous as tobacco? Find out during the Children at Risk educational event “The Hidden Dangers of E-cigarettes on our Youth” on April 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. Educator CPEs and Social Work CEUs will be available and lunch is provided. Serving … Read More

Tenet celebrates National Volunteer Month with eight projects


Tenet Healthcare Corporation corporate headquarters in Dallas will celebrate National Volunteer Month in April with employee service projects benefitting eight non-profit community organizations. The company’s goal is to provide 1,000 hours of volunteer service during the month. “At Tenet, our mission is to help people lead happier, healthier lives and we know this mission extends far beyond the walls of … Read More