Hospital association leaders speak out against release of federal safety ratings


Hospital association leaders including Rick Pollack, president/CEO of the American Hospital Association and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, have spoken out against the release of today’s federal safety ratings by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in a story posted in The Dallas Morning News. A total of 276 hospitals in the state, including 56 … Read More

DFWHC’s Love quoted in DMN story on security codes


Following the July 7 Dallas tragedy when five police officers were killed and numerous victims were dispatched to local hospitals, a discussion emerged on color-coded emergency warning systems frequently used to alert hospital staffers, according to The Dallas Morning News story posted today. The article, penned by new healthcare reporter Sabriya Rice, quoted DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love. … Read More

DMN’s Schnurman details numbers on Texas healthcare


In a column posted this morning in The Dallas Morning News, columnist Mitchell Schnurman examines Texas’ ranking in healthcare quality. The column, titled “Texas health care lags – again,” states “Texas routinely ranks near the bottom on health care quality, and there’s hardly a shrug from the state’s ruling political class.” DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love offers his … Read More

DMN editorial praises “Books for Babies” program at Parkland


The Dallas Morning News posted a great editorial this morning praising the “Books for Dallas Babies” program recently kicked off at Parkland Health & Hospital System. The program will send every baby born at Parkland home with a free book, putting into action words experts have preached for years: Reading to children early is the best way to develop their … Read More

DMN story reveals overall Texas numbers on health


In a story penned this morning by The Dallas Morning News reporter Karen Robinson-Jacobs, a composite index of more than 20 factors in America’s Health Rankings revealed Texas ranked 34th in overall health, down from 31st in 2014. Released by the United Health Foundation, the report showed Texas had one of the largest declines among U.S. states for 2015. You … Read More

Obamacare in Texas – Love quoted in Schnurman column


In the latest Dallas Morning News column by Mitchell Schnurman, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love is quoted when discussing Texas healthcare “politics.” According to Schnurman, “Texas, with 5 million uninsured, could add a jolt to the ACA numbers, but only if leaders can solve the politics and economics.” Check out the story here.

Love discusses healthcare reform “rhetoric” in DMN


In Mitchell Schnurman’s business column in Sunday’s The Dallas Morning News, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love commented on healthcare reform in Texas. The column detailed the startling numbers of uninsured residents in Texas and low enrollment numbers on You can read the column here. A podcast accompanying the column is below.

Reception honors new TWU president


Texas Woman’s University held a reception Jan. 20 at the TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center to introduce the school’s new president. Carine M. Feyten, the university’s 11th president and second chancellor, was named to her post last July. At the reception, Feyten was introduced by Dr. Stephen Mansfield, chairman of the board of directors for the … Read More