Alliance for Healthcare Innovation webinar “Healthcare’s Gone Digital!” set for June 9

06/04/2021

The Alliance for Healthcare Innovation will be hosting the educational webinar “Healthcare’s Gone Digital” on Wednesday, June 9 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., CST. Jackie Hoffman, J.D. and Gina Bertolini, J.D., both Partners in K&L Gates’ Healthcare Practice, will serve as guest speakers. Join other healthcare leaders for a Zoom lunch as the speakers will explore data privacy and data … 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

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

05/24/2021

Episode 21 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 recent CDC mask announcements and the continued issues with vaccine hesitancy. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, President/CEO at Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. Robert Haley, Professor … Read More

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

05/18/2021

Episode 20 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 advancements in childhood transplants and heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. David Sutcliffe, Pediatric Cardiologist at Children’s Health and UT Southwestern; • Dr. Dev Desai, Chief of Pediatric … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring 2021 Interlocutor is now available

05/17/2021

The Spring 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous February snowstorm that pounded North Texas while hospitals, for the most part, were able to avoid its wrath. You can also read about DFWHC’s “Every Shot Counts!” campaign and a Hall Render story on … Read More

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

05/03/2021

Episode 18 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 inspiring COVID-19 survival story, the possibility of herd immunity and childhood vaccinations. Guests included: • Dr. Satyam Nayak, Internal Medicine at Parkland Health & Hospital System and UT … Read More

TWU’s Nursing Informatics Conference is Friday – last chance to register!

04/28/2021

The Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing’s annual Doswell Nursing Informatics Conference is this Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Deadline to register is today! This year’s virtual event is complimentary and will be themed “Health Inequities: The Role of Interprofessional Health Informatics and Communities.” It’s a terrific lineup to include: • Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute … Read More

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

04/27/2021

Episode 17 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 National Minority Health Month and mental health issues of children when dealing with COVID-19. Guests included: • Dr. Stella Lisk, Structural Heart Program Coordinator at Texas Health Harris Methodist … Read More

DFWHC joins more than 180 groups urging state leaders to expand health coverage

04/20/2021

Today, 188 Texas organizations including the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) banded together to urge state leaders to provide a health insurance option for low-wage Texas adults. A wide spectrum of physicians, health care providers, local officials, business leaders and advocates signed the letter to Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, House Speaker Phelan, and members of the Texas Legislature. Noting that … Read More