#NTXDoesItRight Outreach

07/31/2020

We hope everyone is having a great Friday! We are excited to let you know that Dallas County Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign to promote its COVID-19 community health guidelines. In collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and the Dallas Zoo, they have created the #NTXDoesItRight campaign to encourage North Texans to wear a mask … Read More

DFWHC Blog: Three simple words – wear a mask

07/30/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council What is the best way to stimulate the economy? I can tell you in three simple words – wear a mask. As COVID-19 cases dramatically increase in Texas, we are being forced to delay business openings and the North Texas economy continues to suffer. Wearing a mask will prevent the spread of … Read More

DFWHC member R-Water detailed on TV for new COVID-19 innovation

07/22/2020

An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, R-Water, LLC was highlighted on a July 7 TV broadcast on FOX 26 for their work in battling COVID-19 in public spaces. R-Water formed an innovative partnership with Arvika Aerial Tech in order to disinfect flight schools in Houston and New Braunfels. After learning about R-Water, a new generation of non-toxic, yet … Read More

Don’t delay emergency care – call 9-1-1!

07/08/2020

During these uncertain times, know the dedicated teams at the hospitals of North Texas are here for you. If you believe you may be experiencing signs of COVID-19, our healthcare heroes can help you assess your symptoms and direct you to the right care. Equally important, our hospitals are open and ready to care for other emergencies. Please, do not … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses the latest on COVID-19 with KRLD 1080 AM

07/07/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love participated in an extensive interviewed yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM to discuss – you guessed it! – hospital capacity and COVID-19. “About a week to 10 days ago, I thought we were okay as far as hospital capacity,” Love said. “But all of our models are now showing dramatic increases in COVID-19 patients.” You … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses COVID-19 with State of Reform

07/07/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love sat down for an interview with State of Reform Reporter Michael Goldberg this week to discuss hospital capacity and COVID-19. Writers for the national website, which attempts to bridge the gap between health care and health policy, have been keeping an eye on the growing number of COVID-19 patients across the nation during the … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial

07/02/2020

In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More

Cancer Support Community – Clinical Trials: Removing the mystery and opening eyes

06/09/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by the Cancer Support Community North Texas and Mary Crowley Cancer Research. By Dr. James Strauss, Clinical Scientific Director, Mary Crowley Cancer Research and Mirchelle Louis, CEO of Cancer Support Community North Texas More treatment options are available to cancer patients than ever before. Treatment is … Read More

DFWHC and VitalTech webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” posted online

06/05/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitalTech educational webinar “Virtual Hospital TODAY” originally held June 4 has been posted online. This “hot topic” webinar details a revolutionary device that provides real-time remote patient monitoring. An expert panel included Ernie Ianance, executive vice president and co-founder of Vital-Tech, and Dr. Anjan Panneer Selvam, the chief technology officer at Vital-Tech. Stephen Love, … Read More

Health Catalyst – Managing Hospital Patient Flow

06/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Health Catalyst. One of the ongoing challenges healthcare systems face is managing hospital patient flow—the movement of patients through the hospital from entry to discharge. If not managed effectively, patient flow can have negative ripple effects throughout the health system. Efficient hospital patient flow allows … Read More