DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion

03/08/2021

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Our state has endured a difficult year of COVID-19, not to mention unemployment and the loss of healthcare coverage for many Texas residents. Now is the time for us to strive for healthcare coverage for all Texans. We ask our Texas legislative leaders to work collaboratively on Medicaid expansion. We now have … Read More

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

03/05/2021

Sunday’s episode of the DFW Hospital Council’s and KRLD 1080 AMweekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was a special edition devoted to human trafficking in North Texas. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas Miller, who serve as co-hosts of the program, interviewed June (her name has been changed and her voice altered) who was forced into … Read More

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

03/02/2021

Episode 9 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 focused on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and the dangers of and irregular heartbeat, or atrial fibrillation. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology, UT … Read More

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

02/16/2021

Episode 7 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 (https://www.radio.com/krld). The discussion focused on a community needs healthcare report and COVID-19 vaccine tips for kids. Guests included: • Jessica Hernandez, Senior Vice President Community Integrated Health, Parkland Health & Hospital System; … Read More

Guests from Parkland and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

01/26/2021

Episode 4 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 focused on local COVID-19 vaccines and heart safety during the pandemic. Guests included: • Vivian Bradley-Johnson, Sr. VP of Clinical Services, Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Dr. Srinivas Yallapragada, … Read More

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

01/19/2021

Episode 3 of 2021 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 focused on the medical issue known as the “Broken Heart Syndrome” and several myths associated with COVID-19 testing. Guests included: • Dr. Kami Banks, Cardiologist, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen; • Dr. … Read More

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

01/11/2021

Episode 2 of 2021 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 focused on healthy diets following the holidays and a first-hand account from a doctor who received the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Carey Shore, Registered Dietician, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Dr. … Read More