Dr. John Hellerstedt, Texas lead on COVID-19, to serve as keynote at State of Reform virtual event on Oct. 6

09/24/2020

Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt, Texas’s lead coordinator for its COVID-19 response, will join the State of Reform North Texas Virtual Conference on October 6. The event, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT, is returning to North Texas for the second straight year. The loaded agenda will include more than 25 speakers from across the metroplex to serve as panelists. … Read More

Guests from Medical City and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/21/2020

Episode 37 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on mental health and “breaking the stigma.” Guests included: • Sherry Cusumano, Director Community Education, Medical City Green Oaks; • and Sue Schell, Vice President and Clinical Director of Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC … Read More

Guests from Medical City and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/16/2020

Episode 36 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on struggles with breast cancer and women in healthcare management roles. Guests included: • Janet St. James, Vice President Communications, Medical City Healthcare; • and Dr. Ann Wilson, Chief Medical Officer, Baylor University Medical … Read More

Guests from Parkland, MADD and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/09/2020

Episode 35 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on a new partnership between hospitals and first responders and alcohol awareness during the pandemic. Guests included: • Kurtis Young, Director of Social Work, Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Ron Sylvan, Regional Executive … Read More

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

08/31/2020

Episode 34 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on a regional COVID-19 survey and local innovations in neurological surgery. Guests included: • Dr. Andrew Masica, Chief Medical Officer, Reliable Health at Texas Health Resources; • Dr. Jasmin Tiro, Associate Professor Behavioral and … Read More

Hall Render to host webinar tomorrow on “340B 911”

08/31/2020

DFW Hospital Council partner Hall Render will be hosting the webinar “340B 911: Operational Considerations and Legal Options for Addressing Challenges” tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. CDT. In recent weeks, 340B covered entities have been faced with an unprecedented number of challenges to their program participation. These challenges include an adverse determination from the D.C. Court of Appeals regarding OPPS 340B … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Cook Children’s highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/24/2020

Episode 33 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on our community’s children detailing water safety and back-to-school tips. Guests included: • Jesus Alderete, Injury Prevention Program Coordinator, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Marc Mazade, Medical Director, Infection Prevention at Cook Children’s. DFWHC … Read More

Guests from Cook Children’s and Methodist Mansfield highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

08/19/2020

Episode 32 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 COVID-19 and child safety plus a detailed look at safety factors involving calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • Dr. Mary Whitworth, Medical Director Infectious Diseases, Cook Children’s; • Karen Yates, Chest Pain/EMS Coordinator, Methodist Mansfield … Read More

State of Reform to host North Texas virtual event on Oct. 6

08/13/2020

State of Reform is returning to North Texas – virtually! For the second straight year, State of Reform will host its Annual Health Policy Conference locally on October 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., CDT. More than 25 speakers from across the metroplex will serve as panelists. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. State … Read More

Guests from UTSW, Parkland and Texas Health highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

08/11/2020

Episode 31 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 prenatal care during COVID-19 and a detailed look at epilepsy care and treatment. Guests included: • Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern; • Marjorie Quint-Bouzid, Senior VP Women and Infants … Read More