Speaker announced for July 26 DFWHC/Hall Render event


Michael Lee Kim, an attorney with Hall Render whose area of expertise is immigration, was announced today as the speaker of the July 26 educational event “Foreign Physician Recruitment and Green Card Options for Foreign Healthcare Employees” from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The complimentary session is the first of four events DFWHC … Read More

Hall Render “Hot Topic” series set to begin July 26


We can’t think of a better way to spend the hot summer months than to attend the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) first-ever “Hot Topic Healthcare Educational Series.” Simply put, four complimentary breakfast events from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. hosted in association with the national experts of DFWHC Year-Round Sponsor Hall Render. The topics were approved by DFWHC President/CEO W. … Read More

Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 9-10


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services will be hosting the 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit and the 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference, August 9-10 at the Marriot Las Colinas Hotel in Irving. Titled “Stand Up for Safety!,” the event will be highlighted by Dr. Abdusalam Nasidi, director of the Nigeria … Read More

Gerber – Infant Feeding, reducing the risk of Atopic Dermatitis


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Gerber. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. Among infants, atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common allergic disease. In fact, up to 1 in 5 infants will develop this skin condition by age 6 months of age, and it can persist … Read More

Study finds healthcare has grown into the second largest sector in North Texas


Based on employment and earnings, healthcare has grown into the second largest sector in North Texas, according to a report released today by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC). The economic impact of the 90 DFWHC-member hospitals on the North Texas economy is $18.4 billion in labor income, a $4.4 billion increase from an identical study conducted in 2013. The … Read More

Let’s swim in circles for the new year


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council While looking out of the window of my office in Las Colinas during the cold weather the past two weeks, I noticed ducks swimming in very tight circles on the pond adjacent to our office building. Somewhat intrigued by this odd behavior, I went online for research about this activity. The explanations … Read More

DFWHC President/CEO to interview author Lee Hilling


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love is set to interview nationally known author Lee Hilling during the book launch of his latest work “A Place of Miracles: The Story of a Children’s Hospital in Kabul and the People Whose Lives Have Been Changed by It.” The event is hosted by the Aga Khan Council of Central United States and … Read More

City of Dallas creates webpage specific to healthcare industry


In an attempt to reduce waste, the city of Dallas adopted a plan to achieve zero waste by 2040. Created in 2013, the “Zero Waste Plan” will provide waste diversion goals and timelines specific to residents and businesses in the city. Residents and business leaders may find information on the plan by clicking here. Healthcare institutions will also be a … Read More

What About Hospital Patient Care Costs?


About five years ago, a “think tank” and university published total Medicare costs per beneficiary in different regions of the country. They stated Texas had some of the highest health care costs in the nation. I contacted the people who conducted the study, reviewed their raw data and extracted only acute care hospital expenses. My analysis revealed acute care hospital … Read More

Speed networking event set for April 4


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will host its second Speed Networking Event, April 4 at the Addison offices of Konica Minolta, 14800 Landmark Boulevard, #700. The complimentary breakfast session is from 7:30-9:30 a.m. The networking exercise, where attendees visit with each other one-on-one for six minutes apiece, was very popular during the first gathering in 2012. This year, hospital … Read More