Agenda released for upcoming North Texas State of Reform Conference

08/20/2019

State of Reform has released the official agenda of its North Texas Conference on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. After the past two years in Austin, the conference was moved to North Texas due to high demand in the area. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. The … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

08/12/2019

The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 71st Annual Awards Luncheon, the sad passing of two Distinguished Health Service Award recipients, and the final column of Kristin Tesmer, who will be leaving the DFWHC Foundation after 10 years. Hard copies will be mailed to … Read More

Happy Friday – Ice Cream Day at the Council!

07/26/2019

The DFW Hospital Council treated its staff to a visit from the ice cream man today at its offices in Irving. An annual summer tradition for the past five years, staff members had a tasty plethora of chilly choices including sundaes, malts, popsicles and the always popular “Bomb Pops.” So happy Friday to all staff members!

State of Reform to host annual conference Sept. 12 in Irving

07/23/2019

State of Reform has a date in North Texas! After the past two years in Austin, the conference series bridging the gap between healthcare policy and political reality will host a busy agenda on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. The DFW … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring Interlocutor is now available

05/24/2019

The spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the recipients from the April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon, legal aspects of “Patient Transportation” and details of frustrating efforts towards e-cigarette legislation. Hard copies will be mailed to members next … Read More

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More

North Texas hospital employees awarded at April 25 Luncheon

04/29/2019

HURST, TX – A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon was held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. More than 700 attendees turned out to honor 130 nominees and 14 announced winners from a pool of 55 area hospitals. “We hope this is a … Read More

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

04/23/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm focused exclusively on matters specific … Read More

Deadlines approaching for Employee of the Year Luncheon!

04/12/2019

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s luncheon theme is “Engage your Heart,” with Chief Richard Picciotto, a New York firefighter and survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, serving as keynote speaker. We’ve heard through the grapevine his … Read More