THIA to host inaugural informatics conference on Sept. 9

07/22/2021

The Texas Health Informatics Alliance (THIA) will host its “First Annual Conference” on Thursday, September 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary virtual event will be ideal for researchers, developers, health professionals, information management professionals and data scientists. The conference will feature two keynote speakers, a panel presentation, four plenaries, and four student presentations. Keynote speakers include … Read More

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

07/19/2021

Episode 29 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the ramifications of the COVID-19 “variant” in North Texas and a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease Specialist at Methodist Health System; … Read More

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

07/13/2021

Episode 28 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in North Texas and “healthcare transformations” over the past year. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease Specialist at Methodist Health System; • Winjie Tang … Read More

Abilene Christian University Blog: 4 reasons why RNs should pursue a BSN

06/29/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Abilene Christian University. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. America’s healthcare industry is changing at a rapid rate. Due to this, the demand for individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is higher than ever. In fact, the field of nursing will see an … Read More

Guests from St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/28/2021

Episode 26 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an innovative pharmacy program for the uninsured and newborn congenital heart defects. Guests included: • Mike Pazzaglini, CEO of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy; • Dr. Vivian Dimas, Medical … Read More

Guests from Parkland detail allergy issues and pharmacy tips on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/22/2021

Episode 25 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed North Texas asthma and allergy issues and pharmacy tips when picking up your prescriptions. Guests included: • Dr. Cesar Termulo, Pediatrician at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Cortny … Read More

Author John M. Barry and Texas Health’s Dr. Horton highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/14/2021

Episode 24 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed author John M. Barry’s insights into the society’s “return to normal” from the pandemic and “heart health” across the community. Guests included: • Dr. Carl Horton, cardiologist at Texas … Read More

Hall Render Blog: Vaccine Consternation – Should COVID-19 vaccines be required?

06/11/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Hall Render. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. After more than a year of global turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, a light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to emerge. So far this year, several drug manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & … Read More

Guests from Parkland and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/07/2021

Episode 23 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an inspirational COVID-19 survival story, teenage drug issues and tips on fitness walking. Guests included: • Dr. Dalerie Wilkerson, Podiatrist at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Stacie Bukowsky, … Read More

Guests from Texas Health, Baylor S&W, TCU and UNT highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/01/2021

Episode 22 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the disturbing North Texas trend of “Food Deserts” and a unique medical school collaboration between two local universities. Guests included: • Tauane Cruz, Director of Community Health Improvement at … Read More