DFWHC and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” has been posted online

07/21/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” originally broadcast on July 20 has now been posted online. Speakers included Hall Render Attorneys Keith Dugger, Alyssa James, Katherine Schwartz and Kerry Dutra. This accomplished panel discussed the basics of the Stark Law, including key definitions, exceptions, penalties for non-compliance, developments and trends, and compliance … Read More

DFWHC’s Stephen Love details latest COVID-19 “wave” on CBS

07/19/2022

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the latest COVID-19 numbers in North Texas during an interview Sunday evening on CBS DFW. “I would call it a wave. I would not classify it as a surge,” Love said. “Overall, hospital occupancy is running 91 percent, which is pretty high. In our ICU units, COVID patients account for 7.25 percent of … Read More

DFWHC and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” is just two days away!

07/18/2022

We’re so excited about this upcoming webinar! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and a team of national experts from Hall Render will co-host the informative discussion “Stark Law: Back to Basics” in just two days on Wednesday, July 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CDT. Speakers will include Hall Render Attorneys Keith Dugger, Alyssa James, Katherine Schwartz and Kerry Dutra. This accomplished … Read More

Speakers announced for DFWHC and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” on July 20

07/12/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced the guest speakers for its Wednesday, July 20 webinar discussion “Stark Law: Back to Basics” from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CDT. You don’t want to miss this complimentary educational event! Hosted in coordination with Hall Render, speakers will include Hall Render Attorneys Keith Dugger, Alyssa James, Katherine Schwartz and Kerry Dutra. This accomplished panel of … Read More

DFWHC and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” set for July 20

07/06/2022

We’re so excited about this upcoming webinar! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and a team of national experts from Hall Render will co-host the informative discussion “Stark Law: Back to Basics” on Wednesday, July 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CDT. Led by local Hall Render Attorney Keith Dugger, the accomplished panel will consider the basics of the Stark Law, including key … Read More

DFWHC’s Stephen Love discusses healthcare workforce shortage with NBC

06/24/2022

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the latest COVID-19 trends in North Texas and the healthcare workforce shortage during an interview yesterday evening on NBC 5 DFW. “Many of our nurses are taking adjunct professorships so they can teach at night to help more nursing graduates,” Love said. “We’re looking at the upcoming legislative sessions on how we can … Read More

DFWHC Foundation sponsors tribute video honoring North Texas hospital employees

06/09/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today the release of its new tribute video honoring North Texas healthcare employees titled “Together We Create a Better Community.” The video was produced due to the postponement of the DFWHC Foundation’s annual Employee of the Year Luncheon, an event dating back 25 years that has honored more than 1,200 exceptional hospital employees. … Read More

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence

06/08/2022

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. “Our healthcare heroes work conscientiously … Read More

Healthcare Worker Burnout – new report released by U.S. Surgeon General

06/01/2022

Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, Professor, UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Burnout is the topic of the newly released report “Addressing Health Worker Burnout” by the U.S. Surgeon General, to include a substantive action plan to address this growing issue for healthcare providers. The report distinguishes between burnout and moral injury, and it’s essential … Read More

DFWHC and Mercer webinar “Healthcare Workforce Predictions” has been posted online

11/10/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Mercer webinar “Healthcare Workforce: Predictions Over the Next Decade” originally broadcast on November 9 has been posted online. Mercer’s national experts provided an analysis of the available healthcare talent and demand in the U.S. The team shared workforce predictions leveraging their interactive U.S. Labor Supply Map which filtered 80-plus healthcare occupations down to the … Read More