DFWHC’s Stephen Love provides counterpoint to “Hospital Consolidation” in D CEO Healthcare post


DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love penned a story this week in D CEO Healthcare providing a counterpoint to hospital consolidation. In the post titled “The Other Side of the Hospital Consolidation Story,” Love stated that recent articles citing hospitals as the main driver of escalating healthcare expenses were not entirely accurate. “According to the American Medical Association, hospitals … Read More

Blog by DFWHC’s Love details his wish for Medicaid expansion


A blog by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love detailing his hope for Texas Medicaid expansion dropped yesterday on the D CEO Healthcare website. “The federal government funds 90 percent of the expansion,” wrote Love. “And yet we continue to pay federal income taxes for funding Texas steadfastly refuses to accept. We are helping to fund expansion in other states … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to participate in TXCPA Healthcare Conference Webcast in July


DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love will be a guest speaker during the Texas Society of CPA’s Advanced Healthcare Conference Webcast set for July 11-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CST. Love will be presenting with Karen Duncan, president/CEO of JPS Health Network, on July 12 at 3:05 p.m. to consider “Lessons Learned through the Pandemic.” The webcast … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses “maternal deaths” in D CEO Healthcare post


A blog detailing “How the Texas Legislature Can Help Prevent Maternal Deaths” by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was posted today by D CEO Healthcare. “The report cited racial disparities as the maternal mortality rate for Black women was three times higher than White women,” said Love in his blog. “The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing maternal mortality in Texas


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Confronting the Rise of Maternal Mortality.” With the number of pregnancy-related deaths increasing since 2020, Love’s blog details the dramatic racial disparities in Texas related to Black women. “Black women in Texas are ‘disproportionately’ impacted as they account for 11% of live … Read More

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


“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

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


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

DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion


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

PYA – “CMS Price Transparency Rule: What hospitals need to know”


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by PYA, PC. Blog by Kathy Reep, Senior Manager, PYA Rising healthcare costs have long plagued the U.S., with consumer, employer, provider and even the federal government bearing the financial burden. But the charges and payments for certain healthcare services have not always been clear or … Read More