Mobile COVID-19 test collections over the next three days in Keller

07/09/2020

A mobile COVID-19 test collection site will be available at the Keller Independent School District (ISD) Complex, July 9-11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Keller ISD complex is located at 500 Pate Orr Rd N, Keller, TX 76248. You will be screened if you have: • Fever or chills; • A cough; • Fatigue; • Body aches; • … 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’s Love to participate in July 9 “State of Health” event

07/07/2020

The Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce will host a “State of Health” virtual panel discussion on July 9 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Phillip Huang, Dallas County Health and Human Services Department; • Jason Isham, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Shawna D. Nesbitt, UT Southwestern. The event is sponsored by Children’s … 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

New video promotes wearing a mask over holiday weekend

07/02/2020

In a video released in advance of the Fourth of July holiday weekend by the Texas organization “Stand Tall for Small,” the message of wearing a mask to help the economy is emphasized. As stated on the public service announcement page, “Small businesses are the heartbeat of the Texas economy and have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis in … Read More

Guests from Texas Scottish Rite and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

06/29/2020

Episode 25 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 a groundbreaking new hospital program “Unconditional Positive Regard” and nurse navigation during COVID-19. Guests included: • Ashleigh Kinney, Director of Patient Experience, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; • and Erin Prendergast, Oncology Nurse … Read More

Webinar on June 25 to detail COVID-19 coding challenges

06/23/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar with HCCS HIM Services on June 25 to detail “COVID-19 Coding Challenges and Opportunities” from 10:00 a.m. To 11:00 a.m. CDT. One of the many disruptions wrought by COVID-19 on hospital finances are coding, documentation and compliance changes. Two such changes are appropriate telehealth coding and revenue recovery resulting from … Read More

Guests from Baylor S&W and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

06/22/2020

Episode 24 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 re-opening of hospital services during COVID-19 and an innovative hip and knee replacement program allowing residents to live a pain-free lifestyle. Guests included: • Mike Sanborn, President, Baylor Scott & White All Saints … Read More

Hall Render to host June 24 webinar on “Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era”

06/19/2020

Hall Render, an Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, will be hosting the educational webinar “Hospital & Physician Alignment Strategies in the Pandemic Era” on June 24 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the financial viability of many independent physician practices across the country. Today’s practices are in survival mode and many are seeking … Read More

Love to serve on panel during July 8 COVID-19 discussion

06/17/2020

The North Texas Commission will host a continuation of its “To the Point” panel series with the virtual “The Changing Face of Healthcare after COVID-19” on July 8 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Paul Hain, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; • Dr. John Burruss, Metrocare Services; • and Dr. … Read More