Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

08/31/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Oh, those positive Os: Seeking … Read More

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

08/25/2021

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Both drives will … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/24/2021

Episode 34 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed mental health issues in the community and the lingering effects of COVID-19, or “Long COVID.” Guest included: • Ken Jones, PsyD, LCSW-S, Director of Behavioral Health at Texas Health … Read More

Registration deadline for virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt classes in one week!

08/20/2021

Deadline to register for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek, LLC virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training classes is in one week, on Friday, August 27. The virtual Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification classes will be aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma with an interest in developing skills involving teamwork, data analysis and problem … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

08/13/2021

The Summer 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. You can … Read More

COVID-19 breakthrough case and Children’s Health guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/10/2021

Episode 32 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an inspiring survivor of COVID-19 and the RSV respiratory virus. Guest included: • Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s … Read More

Carter BloodCare: Who might receive my blood donation? A spotlight on cancer patients

08/04/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Cancer patients are often in … Read More

Guests from UTSW, Parkland and Methodist discuss pandemic surge on “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/02/2021

Episode 31 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the COVID-19 variant exploding across North Texas and “back to school” fears. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology at UT Southwestern; • Dr. … Read More

Guests from Medical City and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/26/2021

Episode 30 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed new technologies in neonatal intensive care and best health practices when it comes to your spine and back. Guests included: • Dr. Clair Schwendeman, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical … Read More