Love interviewed by WFAA on potential opioid shortage


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.

Healthcare Network to host Feb. 28 “Prescription Drug” discussion


The Executive Healthcare Network of DFW will host the networking meeting “How prescription drug pricing works in America and why it’s making us sick” on Wednesday, February 28 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. in the BravoTech Offices at 4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000 in Dallas. Keith Jacobs, president of Luscinia Health, a social enterprise helping millions of Americans each … Read More

Mercer to host “Pharmacy Trends” roundtable, Jan. 24-25


Mercer, a DFW Hospital Council associate member, will host the roundtable discussion “Specialty Pharmacy and Current Pharmacy Trends” at multiple locations on January 24 and 25 in North Texas. The complimentary sessions will serve as an insightful discussion covering employer provided prescription drug benefit solutions. Topics include Rx cost management, specialty prescriptions and the growing opioid epidemic. Sessions are scheduled … Read More

North Texas Commission hosts discussion on Opioids epidemic


The North Texas Commission hosted “Opioids: The Silent Epidemic” today at the Courtyard and TownPlace Suites in Grapevine. The luncheon event attracted more than 100 attendees and was part of the Commission’s series “To the Point, The Presidents.” Kristin Jenkins, president of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, introduced the panelists including David Tesmer, senior vice president at Texas Health Resources, … Read More