“Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Texas Health, Parkland and Cancer Support Community

02/10/2020

Episode six of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, February 2 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Glenn Hardesty, Director of the Physician Leadership Council at Texas Health Resources; • Kellie Rodriguez, Director of the Global Diabetes Program at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • and … Read More

Foundation to host complimentary “Opioid Management” summit on Nov. 13

10/11/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” on November 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Frisco at the new Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. Topics will detail the U.S. opioid epidemic and what strategies are being employed to ensure patients and communities are better served. Speakers will … Read More

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More

“Opioid Crisis” webinar now available online

10/12/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) October 10 educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” is now available online. Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The webinar can be viewed here. For questions, … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS webinar details a cure for the “Opioid Crisis”

10/11/2018

More than 180 attendees participated in yesterday’s educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” hosted in coordination between the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The complimentary webinar … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS to co-host “Opioid Crisis” webinar on Oct. 10

09/18/2018

With communities and lawmakers alike responding to increased public pressure to find solutions to a deadly opioid crisis affecting every state in the U.S., the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has partnered with the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to co-host the October 10 webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data.” The … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses opioid shortage on CBS 11

04/13/2018

In a television segment last night detailing the local opioid shortage on CBS DFW Ch. 11 news, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love provided comments on what hospitals are doing to relieve the national difficulty. According to Love, due to a cap placed on the production quota on opioids by the Drug Enforcement Administration, there’s a shortage in various … Read More

WFAA-TV airs “Pain Med Shortage” report with comments from Love

03/22/2018

A TV segment titled “Pain meds shortage changing how North Texas patients are treated” aired last night on Channel 8 WFAA-TV and included comments from DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love. Reported by Teresa Woodard, the story focused on a nationwide shortage in pain medications and its local effects on hospital treatments and patients. Love noted the DEA lowered … Read More

Love interviewed by WFAA on potential opioid shortage

03/21/2018

Channel 8 WFAA-TV Reporter Teresa Woodard visited the DFW Hospital Council offices today to interview president/CEO W. Stephen Love on the potential opioid shortage in the U.S. The possibility for a shortage was confirmed by a local hospital and Love provided an overall perspective for North Texas. The segment is expected to air tonight at 6:00 p.m.