Honoring healthcare heroes – DFWHC and Agency Creative produce video

04/02/2020

The creative firm Agency Creative graciously donated their time this week to produce a “Thank you” video honoring the first responders and healthcare workers in North Texas as they work through the COVID-19 crisis. Working on behalf of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), Agency Creative’s 30-second clip will run throughout the month during public service announcements on television. An award-winning … Read More

DFWHC speaks with NBC 5 on COVID-19 care at rural hospitals

04/01/2020

In a news segment last night on NBC 5, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by Scott Friedman on the potential spread of COVID-19 to rural communities. Love said urban North Texas hospitals have considered the impact of rural patients should COVID-19 spread to their communities. Many rural locales have only a few ICU beds and in some … Read More

DRC flyer provides the scoop on COVID-19 virtual screenings

03/26/2020

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) has been working overtime to produce and distribute flyers this week related to COVID-19 testing in the community. As part of an ongoing effort to educate North Texas residents, DRC released a “COVID-19 Virtual Screenings” flyer today. The document details symptoms necessary to utilize area hospitals’ virtual screening capabilities and step-by-step considerations before residents decide … Read More

Should you be tested? Dallas Regional Chamber releases COVID-19 flyer

03/25/2020

As part of an ongoing effort to educate the community, the Dallas Regional Chamber released a flyer today detailing COVID-19 drive-thru testing in the community. Working with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the Dallas Regional Chamber flyer includes information on symptoms for testing, convenient locations and steps to consider. “We would like to thank the team at Dallas Regional Chamber … Read More

DFWHC speaks with FOX 4 on “critical point” in COVID-19 spread

03/24/2020

In a news segment on FOX 4, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by David Sentendrey on the current status of the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Love said North Texas needs to flatten the COVID-19 curve in order to preserve the supply of hospital resources including medical masks and bed capacity. “I’ve heard supplies are low … Read More

Love speaks with D Healthcare on “Shelter-in-Place” order

03/24/2020

In a post yesterday on D Magazine’s website, Will Maddox reported on the reasons for the “Shelter-in-Place” order in Dallas County while speaking with DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Sunday issued an order requiring county residents to “Shelter in Place.” The order took effect at 11:59 p.m. on March 23 and will … Read More

DEA creates a COVID-19 information page

03/20/2020

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a statement today detailing its new information page that went live this week. The statement: The mission of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Diversion Control Division is to prevent, detect, and investigate the diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals and listed chemicals from legitimate sources while ensuring an adequate and uninterrupted supply for legitimate medical, commercial, and … Read More

EHN to host “Hospital Resuscitation” event on June 26

06/21/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “A Paradigm Shift in the Standard of Care in Hospital Resuscitation” on Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Russell Griffin, vice president of research and innovation for RQI Partners, a joint-venture between the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical, … Read More

Webinar on “Decreasing ER Wait Times” posted online

05/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” held Tuesday, April 30 is now available online. Stephen Griffin, CEO of 6SigmaTek, served as guest speaker. His presentation detailed opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. The webinar can be found here. For information, please contact … Read More

One week until DFWHC and 6SigmaTek webinar on decreasing ER wait times!

04/23/2019

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register today! This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, morale and even … Read More