Hall Render – The ADA and COVID-19

05/21/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. By Robin Sheridan, attorney at Hall Render While there has been an onslaught of new legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers don’t want to lose sight of traditional employment laws. The Fair Labor … 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

DFWHC Blog – COVID-19, as we learn from history

05/14/2020

By Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council Many historians, including John M. Barry who wrote the book “The Great Influenza,” believe in 1918 someone in Haskell County, Kansas had a mild H1N1 virus and carried it to a huge Army base. From there, it spread across the world transmitted largely by troops in close barracks on ships. The … Read More

New date set for DFWHC Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon

04/08/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has set Sept. 16 as the rescheduled date for its 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon at Hurst Conference Center. The luncheon honoring North Texas hospital employees, originally set for April 23, had been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Attendees who already purchased tables and tickets will be honored for the rescheduled … Read More

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

Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon postponed

03/13/2020

Due to the growing concerns in the community related to the potential Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation has decided to postpone its 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon originally scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The luncheon will now take place in September at the same location at Hurst Conference Center. Keynote Speaker Christine Cashen will also … Read More

Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 23

01/21/2020

Save the date! The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set for Thursday, April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event is themed “2020 Vision: A World of Opportunities,” with the energetic Christine Cashen to serve as keynote speaker. Cashen is the author of the bestselling books “The Good Stuff” and “It’s … Read More

The 30th Annual DFW Great 100 Nurses now accepting nominations

10/25/2019

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Dallas Fort Worth Great 100 Nurses. The call for nominations has begun, with a deadline set for Jan. 10, 2020. The DFW Great 100 Nurses awards 100 registered nurses in the metroplex for their achievements, dedication and contributions to their profession. If you know a Great 100 Nurse, nominate them for the … Read More

Hall Render – Conscience Rule and Protected Employees

09/12/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. By Robin Sheridan and Lindsey Croasdale On May 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced the issuance of the final conscience rule, which prohibits discrimination of individuals on the basis of their exercise … Read More

ACHE to host Third Quarter Education Event on Aug. 22

08/16/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a Third Quarter Education Event on Thursday, August 22 from 3:00-7:30 p.m. at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. The seminar has been approved for up to 3.0 Face-to-Face Credits. The event will be highlighted by two panel discussions. Panel 1, titled “Rethinking the Ambulatory Care Network,” will include Kyllan Cody, FACHE, … Read More