DFWHC’s Steve Love honored for community work

10/25/2018

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was honored for his community work on October 23 during the United Nations (UN) Association Reception and Awards Show at the SMU Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The Dallas Chapter of the UN is a national grassroots organization devoted to strengthening the U.S.- UN relationship through public education and advocacy. Love, plus seven additional recipients, … Read More

DFWHC on hand for opening of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy

09/28/2018

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of the presenters on Tuesday during the grand opening of the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Dallas. The establishment is noted for being the first free pharmacy open to the public in Texas. Additional presenters included Michael Pazzaglini, executive director of the pharmacy, and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. “We … Read More

Sponsorships still available to Annual Awards Luncheon

09/10/2018

Sponsorships are still available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 in the main ballroom at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s event is themed “Charting the Course,” with Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network, to be the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished … Read More

Jyric Sims and Jim L. Turner named DFWHC award recipients

08/16/2018

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Jyric Sims, chief executive officer at Medical City Fort Worth, will be the 2018 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and Jim L. Turner, former chair of the Baylor Scott & White Health Board of Trustees, will be the 2018 Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year. The awards will be presented … Read More

Active Shooter Training Workshop on June 21

05/18/2018

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

Hurricane Harvey – How North Texans can help

08/31/2017

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

City of Dallas creates webpage specific to healthcare industry

09/30/2015

In an attempt to reduce waste, the city of Dallas adopted a plan to achieve zero waste by 2040. Created in 2013, the “Zero Waste Plan” will provide waste diversion goals and timelines specific to residents and businesses in the city. Residents and business leaders may find information on the plan by clicking here. Healthcare institutions will also be a … Read More

Love supports Medicaid expansion in DMN story

02/13/2013

In response to the Dallas County commissioners’ endorsement of an expanded Medicaid program, Steve Love, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s president/CEO, was quoted in The Dallas Morning News article “Commissioners OK expanding Medicaid” in the Wednesday, Feb. 13 edition. In a 4-0 vote on Tuesday, Feb. 12, Dallas County commissioners voiced their support of expanded Medicaid that would cover uninsured … Read More

Charting the Course for a Healthy Future

10/30/2012

Obesity is one of the most challenging health crises the United States has ever faced. Two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of our nation’s children and adolescents are currently obese or overweight, putting them at increased risk for more than 20 major diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some forms of cancer. But the effects of obesity … Read More

Doing the Right Thing

05/24/2012

We hosted a May 22 event at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children where legislators, hospital executives, government affair leaders, business executives and private citizens networked and discussed state healthcare issues. Many legislators sent key staff members to participate in the discussion. State Sen. Wendy Davis and State Rep. Jim Pitts were in attendance to offer key insight and answer … Read More