Health Industry Council announces dates of 2019 events


The Health Industry Council Foundation has announced the dates of its 2019 educational events. Topic and speakers have not yet been determined. Events are set for April 16, June 11 and October 16. All sessions will be breakfast events from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Topics, speakers and locations will be announced in the coming months. For information, please contact … Read More

North Dallas Chamber Health Care Conference attracts 150-plus


The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference attracted more than 150 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Disrupting Health Care: How Data, M&A and Consumerism Could Hold the Cure,” DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love moderated a discussion on “Treatment: Creative and Transformation Solutions.” Shara McClure, senior vice president … Read More

North Dallas Chamber Health Care Conference just two weeks away!


The annual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Conference is just two weeks away on January 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Disrupting Health Care: How Data, M&A and Consumerism Could Hold the Cure,” with Dr. Len Nichols, director of the Center for Health … Read More

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16


An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor Auditorium (NG3.112), at 6001 Forest … Read More

Health Industry Council to host Dec. 20 breakfast event


The Health Industry Council Foundation will host the breakfast event “Training the Next Generation of Physicians: Building the Empathetic Scholar” on Dec. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) campus in Fort Worth. The event will be held in the IREB Building on the second floor in room 230. Keynote speaker will be … Read More

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group


A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times a year. “We would love … Read More

ACU to host luncheon for area friends and stakeholders


Abilene Christian University (ACU) is hosting an Accreditation Luncheon tomorrow from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at its local campus at 16633 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 800 in Addison. The ACU Board of Trustees, donors, administration, students, faculty and friends from the healthcare community are invited. The luncheon has been organized around ACU’s accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing … Read More

Hall Render – Take heed Texas healthcare employers


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is a federal law that establishes, among other things, when time spent by an employee is compensable. Because the Texas Payday Law defers to the FLSA on … Read More

DFWHC signs joint marketing agreement with Coker Group


IRVING, TX – The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Coker Group are pleased to announce a joint marketing agreement effective immediately. The partnership is expected to benefit the hospitals of North Texas by enhancing the value DFWHC offers its members through the wide range of advisory services and education provided by Coker Group. The partnership continues a long-standing DFWHC … Read More

DFWHC members to receive discount to online ACU classes


Members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) can now learn online for a 10 percent discount, thanks to a new partnership with the Abilene Christian University’s (ACU) new North Texas campus that opened in Addison in 2015. The growing demand for faith-based online graduate programs has prompted ACU to bring expanded degree offerings to North Texas. The degree programs include: … Read More