June 21 blood drive – Carter BloodCare says NTX shortage the worst in decades

06/08/2021

Methodist Hospital for Surgery in coordination with Carter BloodCare will be hosting a blood drive on June 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The hospital is located at 17101 Dallas Parkway in Addison. The drive will take place at the Carter BloodCare bus. You can register here. The current blood shortage is the worst in decades. Please make an … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health, UTSW and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/18/2021

Episode 20 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 the advancements in childhood transplants and heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. David Sutcliffe, Pediatric Cardiologist at Children’s Health and UT Southwestern; • Dr. Dev Desai, Chief of Pediatric … 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

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

Methodist Hospital for Surgery to host March 29 blood drive

03/17/2021

Methodist Hospital for Surgery in coordination with Carter BloodCare will be hosting a blood drive on March 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The hospital is located at 17101 Dallas Parkway in Addison. The drive will take place at the Carter BloodCare bus. To honor social distancing, please make an appointment, complete donor questionnaire online using QuickScreen, and plan … Read More

Guests from Methodist and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/05/2021

Sunday’s episode of the DFW Hospital Council’s and KRLD 1080 AMweekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was a special edition devoted to human trafficking in North Texas. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas Miller, who serve as co-hosts of the program, interviewed June (her name has been changed and her voice altered) who was forced into … 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

DFWHC to participate in Jan. 22 NDCC Health Care Conference

01/12/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will serve as a Supporting Sponsor of the virtual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (NDCC) Annual Health Care Conference on January 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event will include three sessions and more than 10 speakers. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love will moderate the panel discussion “Reducing the Number of Uninsureds in North … Read More

Guests from Methodist and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

01/11/2021

Episode 2 of 2021 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 healthy diets following the holidays and a first-hand account from a doctor who received the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Carey Shore, Registered Dietician, Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Dr. … Read More