DFWHC to sponsor Sept. 9 broadcast detailing depression awareness and suicide prevention


Mark your calendars and set your radio dials for the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance misuse efforts in the community. … Read More

Jyric Sims and Jim L. Turner named DFWHC award recipients


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Jyric Sims, chief executive officer at Medical City Fort Worth, will be the 2018 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and Jim L. Turner, former chair of the Baylor Scott & White Health Board of Trustees, will be the 2018 Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year. The awards will be presented … Read More

ACHE to host breakfast with Charles Gressle


The North Texas Chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) will be hosting “Breakfast with the CEO – Charles Gressle” on Thursday, August 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Medical City Plano. Gressle, the CEO of Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco, in addition to the Chair-Elect at the DFW Hospital Council, has more than 25 … Read More

DFWHC announces 2018 Board of Trustees


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2018. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair Scott Peek, COO, Baylor University Medical Center • Chair-Elect Charles Gressle, CEO, Medical City Plano • Trustee David Berry, President, Children’s Health System • Trustee, Jeffrey Cellucci, District COO, Kindred Hospitals • Trustee Nancy Cychol, … Read More

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief


The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the region’s hospitals on alert. Medical … Read More

Daniel, Porsa and Villarreal join DFWHC Board of Trustees


Will Daniel, MD, Esmaeil Porsa, MD and Xavier Villarreal have joined the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Trustees effectively immediately. Dr. Daniel is the vice president and chief quality officer at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Porsa is the executive vice president and chief strategy and integration officer at Parkland Health & Hospital System and Villarreal is the … Read More

HCA North Texas rebrands to Medical City Healthcare


One of the region’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare providers — HCA North Texas — is announcing a unifying name change to Medical City Healthcare. The market wide brand reflects the company and its 13 DFW hospitals’ shared commitment and investment in the North Texas community. “Medical City is a trusted name with an immediately recognizable reputation for quality healthcare,” … Read More