Family Fit Fest 2024: Alignment with Health Disparities in North Texas


Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD. RN, BC-NI, FHIMSS, FAAN; Sharla Myers, JD; Tina Holt, MBA Correspondence concerning this post should be addressed to Sharla Myers of The Community Council of Greater Dallas at The authors would like to acknowledge the review of this document provided by the staff of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and Parkland Center for … Read More

DFWHC’s Stephen Love discusses hospital safety with NBC


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed hospital safety during an interview with Sophia Beausoleil yesterday on NBC 5 DFW. “Safety in hospitals is a delicate balance, to try to accommodate the needs of the patient, the patient’s family and loved ones and keep a secure, safe environment,” Love said. You can listen to the full interview here.

DFWHC’s Stephen Love discusses healthcare workforce shortage with NBC


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the latest COVID-19 trends in North Texas and the healthcare workforce shortage during an interview yesterday evening on NBC 5 DFW. “Many of our nurses are taking adjunct professorships so they can teach at night to help more nursing graduates,” Love said. “We’re looking at the upcoming legislative sessions on how we can … Read More

Guests from NBC-5, UTSW, Texas Health and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 40 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on a snake bite of a local meteorologist and studies on family stress during the pandemic. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • David Finfrock, … Read More

Love to serve on panel during July 8 COVID-19 discussion


The North Texas Commission will host a continuation of its “To the Point” panel series with the virtual “The Changing Face of Healthcare after COVID-19” on July 8 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Paul Hain, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; • Dr. John Burruss, Metrocare Services; • and Dr. … Read More

DFWHC speaks with NBC 5 on COVID-19 care at rural hospitals


In a news segment last night on NBC 5, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by Scott Friedman on the potential spread of COVID-19 to rural communities. Love said urban North Texas hospitals have considered the impact of rural patients should COVID-19 spread to their communities. Many rural locales have only a few ICU beds and in some … Read More

DFWHC hosts 71st Annual Awards Luncheon


Before a near sold-out audience yesterday at the Irving Convention Center, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon before 700-plus attendees. Recipients included Andy Stern of Medical City Healthcare and AMN Healthcare with the Distinguished Health Service Award; Kyle Armstrong of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney as the Young Healthcare Executive of the … Read More

Sponsors announced for Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon


The sponsors are set for the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon in one week on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location!). Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will serve as top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon this year. Hall Render is the nation’s largest health care-focused law firm distinguished by its attorneys’ extensive knowledge and … Read More

DFWHC Luncheon sponsorship deadline on Monday


The deadline to sponsor the DFW Hospital Council’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon is next Monday at 5:00 p.m. The event is set for Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Sponsorships are a great opportunity to get your company’s name before the hospitals of North Texas. There are only a few sponsorships still available! … Read More

Carrie Barton to perform National Anthem at DFWHC’s Annual Luncheon


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Carrie Barton will perform the National Anthem during its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on October 8 at the Irving Convention Center (new location). A resident of Fort Worth, Barton started singing solos in church as a little girl. She was part of a family quartet, performing with a jazz vocal ensemble at her … Read More