Statement by DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love on today’s removal of mask mandate in Texas

03/02/2021

“Governor Greg Abbott’s decision today to remove the mask mandate in Texas is very unfortunate. This could increase community spread of COVID-19 and potentially cause mutations called variants. Worn properly, face masks can block respiratory droplets of COVID-19 produced when an infected person coughs. Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic people who do not … Read More

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

03/02/2021

Episode 9 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 the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and the dangers of and irregular heartbeat, or atrial fibrillation. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology, UT … 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

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

01/19/2021

Episode 3 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 the medical issue known as the “Broken Heart Syndrome” and several myths associated with COVID-19 testing. Guests included: • Dr. Kami Banks, Cardiologist, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen; • Dr. … 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

Guests from Dallas Co. Medical Society and Prism Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

01/04/2021

Episode 1 of the New 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 the short-term North Texas plan for COVID-19 and the status of vaccinations being distributed in the metroplex. Guests included: • Dr. Mark Casanova, President, Dallas County Medical Society; … Read More