DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” is now posted online

10/30/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” originally broadcast on October 28, has now been posted online. The complimentary event detailed innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion included: • Elizabeth James, MD, FACEP of Keystone Healthcare … Read More

Just six days until DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth”

10/23/2020

It’s just six days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” on Wednesday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion will include: • … Read More

DFWHC and Keystone to co-host Oct. 28 webinar “Telehealth and the ED Patient Experience”

10/02/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners will co-host the webinar “Imagineering the ED patient Experience with Telehealth” on Wednesday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion will include: • Elizabeth James, … Read More

CareFlite Emergency Care Update set for Sept. 14-15

08/20/2020

You don’t want to miss the annual CareFlite Emergency Care Update (ECU) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT on September 14-15. The virtual event will be broadcast live online and is ideal for first responders, EMTs, paramedics and nurses. You can obtain 12 CEUs for just $15, but they are only available to live attendees. The event will be … Read More

Don’t delay emergency care – call 9-1-1!

07/08/2020

During these uncertain times, know the dedicated teams at the hospitals of North Texas are here for you. If you believe you may be experiencing signs of COVID-19, our healthcare heroes can help you assess your symptoms and direct you to the right care. Equally important, our hospitals are open and ready to care for other emergencies. Please, do not … Read More

DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love releases new statement on COVID-19

06/29/2020

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love: “We understand that the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations is creating concern in our community. We certainly understand and appreciate Governor Abbott’s efforts on behalf of public safety to preserve hospital capacity and ensure treatment for Texans that are infected with COVID-19. In the spirit of supporting our Governor in … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

06/16/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly feared seeking medical treatment because … Read More

DFWHC magazine ad by Agency Creative details North Texas healthcare heroes

05/15/2020

A centerfold ad from marketing firm Agency Creative that ran in the spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine detailed more than 145 North Texas hospital employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ad was the work of both Agency Creative and DFWHC staff as word was spread across hospital systems for employees to take “selfies” and … Read More

Guests from JPS and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/12/2020

Episode 19 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent phenomenon of a dramatic decrease in 9-1-1 calls due to fear of COVID-19. The drop in calls has caused an increase in heart attack and stroke fatalities across the nation. Guests included: … Read More

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

05/07/2020

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for victims at area hospitals. The … Read More