Jim Craig to serve as keynote at DFWHC virtual Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 20

09/17/2021

Do you believe in miracles? The keynote speaker of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) virtual 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20 most certainly does. It will be none other than Jim Craig, the goalkeeper of the U.S. Olympic “Miracle on Ice” hockey team. Called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most memorable sports victories of … Read More

North Texas county judges named the 2021 recipients of DFWHC’s Annual Distinguished Health Service Award

09/16/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the 2021 recipients of its annual awards with 17 North Texas county judges to receive the Distinguished Health Service Award; Christopher McLarty, associate vice president and chief nursing officer, ambulatory services at UT Southwestern Medical Center, named the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and three board members at Baylor Scott & White … Read More

Guests from Prism Health North Texas and Texas Health Resources highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/14/2021

Episode 36 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 booster COVID-19 vaccines and sepsis awareness. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, President and CEO of Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. Sunita Koshy-Nesbitt, Hospital Channel Chief Quality Officer … Read More

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

09/06/2021

Episode 35 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 women’s health in the modern age and the FDA’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Laura Swaney, Division VP of Women’s and Children’s Services at Medical City … Read More

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

09/01/2021

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life and the difficulties caused by … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

08/13/2021

The Summer 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 COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. You can … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses growing COVID-19 numbers with KRLD

07/16/2021

In an interview yesterday with KRLD News Radio 1080 AM, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the growing numbers of COVID-19 patients in North Texas. “We’re up to 657 patients, a 70 percent increase in hospitalizations in the last two weeks,” said Love. “The majority are unvaccinated.” There is further apprehension with students returning to school next month, according … 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

Vaccine Clinic available at Haltom City on May 6

05/04/2021

Haltom City and MedStar will be hosting a one-day COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, May 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post 655. Up to 1,000 Moderna vaccines will be available to all eligible adults 18 years of age or older. Registration is preferred but not required. You can reserve your vaccine at https://usa.quickscreen.health/medstar-vaccination#/screening. For … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses North Texas healthcare collaboration in D CEO story

04/29/2021

“All the hospitals are realizing it’s not about competition. It’s about trying to improve the health of the community,” said Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a D CEO story that dropped this week. Titled “COVID-19 Brought Unprecedented Health System Collaboration to DFW” and penned by Will Maddox, the story detailed the unique efforts of the … Read More