Author John M. Barry and Texas Health’s Dr. Horton highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/14/2021

Episode 24 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 author John M. Barry’s insights into the society’s “return to normal” from the pandemic and “heart health” across the community. Guests included: • Dr. Carl Horton, cardiologist at Texas … Read More

Guests from Parkland and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/07/2021

Episode 23 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 inspirational COVID-19 survival story, teenage drug issues and tips on fitness walking. Guests included: • Dr. Dalerie Wilkerson, Podiatrist at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Stacie Bukowsky, … Read More

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

07/06/2020

Episode 26 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent impact of innovative technologies in health care and the ongoing struggles to promote opioid alternatives. Guests included: • Winjie Tang Miao, Senior Executive VP and Chief Experience Officer, Texas Health Resources; • … Read More

Foundation to host complimentary “Opioid Management” summit on Nov. 13

10/11/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” on November 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Frisco at the new Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Topics will detail the U.S. opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better served. Speakers will … 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

Hall Render – Marijuana in the Workplace: Legal Issues for Texas Employers

11/29/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. By Robin Sheridan, JD, MILR at Hall Render, with assistance from Law Clerk Victoire Iradukunda At least 30 U.S. states and D.C. have legalized marijuana in some manner and 9, including D.C., have legalized it for recreational use. At the federal level, … Read More

DFWHC receives community award for mental health awareness

11/28/2018

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas has announced its 2018 Community Award Winners, with awardees including the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) as Professional of the Year, Linda Perryman Evans of The Meadows Foundation for a Lifetime Achievement Award and Entercom as the Media recipient. Awardees will be honored December 6 during a dinner in Asbury Hall … Read More

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” broadcast now available online

09/13/2018

If you missed Sunday morning’s two-hour radio broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week, no worries. It is now available online. The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) served as the local sponsor, with area hospital experts taping advanced promos in support of a program detailing the need … Read More

Final segment taped to promote Sunday’s “I’m Listening” radio program

09/05/2018

Mark your calendar and radio dials! The final radio promo was taped yesterday in advance of this Sunday’s two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), did the taping honors as he detailed the need to … Read More

Promo tapings for DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” radio program begin today

08/29/2018

Radio promos began taping today in advance of the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance misuse efforts in the community. Providing … Read More