New video promotes wearing a mask over holiday weekend

07/02/2020

In a video released in advance of the Fourth of July holiday weekend by the Texas organization “Stand Tall for Small,” the message of wearing a mask to help the economy is emphasized. As stated on the public service announcement page, “Small businesses are the heartbeat of the Texas economy and have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis in … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial

07/02/2020

In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More

DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love releases new statement on COVID-19

06/29/2020

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love: “We understand that the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations is creating concern in our community. We certainly understand and appreciate Governor Abbott’s efforts on behalf of public safety to preserve hospital capacity and ensure treatment for Texans that are infected with COVID-19. In the spirit of supporting our Governor in … Read More

Methodist, Baylor Scott & White and SW Transplant guests highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

06/01/2020

Episode 22 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included changes in trauma care during these trying times and local teamwork involving organ donations and surgeries. Guests included: • Patti Niles, President/CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance; • Dr. Darryl Amos, Trauma Medical Director, Methodist Dallas; … Read More

OSPECS Consulting – What happens in the basement might prevent COVID-19

05/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by OSPECS Consulting, LLC. There is an unsung hero in the fight against COVID-19: the sterile processing department of your local hospital. The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and its technicians are charged with cleaning, preparing and sterilizing any reusable medical device used on patients. Often overlooked—it … Read More

Guests from Baylor Scott & White, UT Dallas highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/26/2020

Episode 21 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 financial forecast in North Texas and the recent phenomenon of local residents’ fear of calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • John McCracken, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management at UT Dallas and Professor of … Read More

R-Water provides COVID-19 defense to assisted living community

05/22/2020

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Associate Member R-Water, LLC continues to make headlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cutting edge cleaning and disinfection company recently installed its EPA-regulated anti-microbial pesticide device at Appletree Court Assisted Living in Richardson, Texas. This timely installation will allow for the on-site production of TK60, a hypoallergenic healthcare grade disinfectant proven effective in killing coronavirus (COVID-19), … Read More

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

05/19/2020

Episode 20 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the “new normal” as businesses begin to reopen in the community, hospital safety measures and a world-renown dyslexia program. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, Physician CEO at Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. … Read More

DFWHC magazine ad by Agency Creative details North Texas healthcare heroes

05/15/2020

A centerfold ad from marketing firm Agency Creative that ran in the spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine detailed more than 145 North Texas hospital employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ad was the work of both Agency Creative and DFWHC staff as word was spread across hospital systems for employees to take “selfies” and … Read More