North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative launches to address growing number of uninsured residents

03/18/2021

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and the Dallas County Enroll North Texas ACA Coalition announced the launch of the North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative (NTHCC), an innovative collaboration formed to address the growing number of uninsured North Texans, as a result of COVD-19, by providing financial assistance to maintain healthcare insurance coverage. The W.W. … 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

DFWHC announces 2021 Board of Trustees

01/15/2021

IRVING, TX – The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2021. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair David Berry, President – Strategic Capital Projects, Children’s Health • Chair-Elect Blake Kretz, President, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital • Past Chair John Phillips, President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center • Trustee, Jessica … Read More

Guests from Medical City, Texas Health and Baylor S&W highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

12/22/2020

Episode 50 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 staying healthy and safe during the holiday season. Guests included: • Melanie Leonard, Trauma Program Manager, Medical City North Hills; • Dr. Glenn Hardesty, ER Physician at Texas Health Presbyterian Plano; • … Read More

Guests from Genesis, Texas Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Healthcare”

11/30/2020

Episode 47 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 domestic violence in the community and the increase of female physicians in Texas. Guests included: • Jan Langbein, President/CEO, Genesis Women’s Shelter; • Catherine Glenn, Injury Prevention Trauma Outreach, Texas Health Presbyterian … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Healthcare”

11/23/2020

Episode 46 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 dangerous ramifications of sports concussions and the prevention of pedestrian accidents. Guests included: • Dr. Katherine Kester, Sports Medicine Physician, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen; • Karrie Lawson, Injury Prevention and … Read More

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” broadcast detailing mental health awareness to run tomorrow evening

09/22/2020

Set your radio dials tomorrow evening for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For the third straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health and substance misuse efforts in the community. The … Read More