Guests from Medical City discuss Sickle Cell Disease and summer hydration on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/27/2022

Episode 26 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed Sickle Cell Disease in North Texas and the importance of hydration during this brutal summer. Guests included: • Dr. Bibas Reddy, Medical Oncologist at Medical City Healthcare; • … Read More

Guests from Texas Health, Children’s Health and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/21/2022

Episode 25 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed diabetes in North Texas and the importance of chaplaincy programs at our hospitals. Guests included: • Betsy Richter-Gifford, RN, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Texas Health Resources; … Read More

DFWHC Foundation sponsors tribute video honoring North Texas hospital employees

06/09/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today the release of its new tribute video honoring North Texas healthcare employees titled “Together We Create a Better Community.” The video was produced due to the postponement of the DFWHC Foundation’s annual Employee of the Year Luncheon, an event dating back 25 years that has honored more than 1,200 exceptional hospital employees. … Read More

Focus on Texas children with guests from Children’s Health and Texas Health on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/06/2022

Episode 23 of the third 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 detailed the emotions of our children during a troubling beginning to the summer of 2022 and innovations in cancer treatments. Guests included: • Dr. Stevie Puckett-Perez, Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s … Read More

Healthcare Worker Burnout – new report released by U.S. Surgeon General

06/01/2022

Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, Professor, UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Burnout is the topic of the newly released report “Addressing Health Worker Burnout” by the U.S. Surgeon General, to include a substantive action plan to address this growing issue for healthcare providers. The report distinguishes between burnout and moral injury, and it’s essential … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Texas Health highlight the latest episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/31/2022

Episode 22 of the third 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 detailed the dangers of melanoma, poisonous spiders in North Texas and childhood neurological issues. Guests included: • Dr. Shadi Damanpour, Board-Certified Dermatologist at North Dallas Dermatology Associates; • Dr. Otto … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight the latest episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/24/2022

Episode 21 of the third 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 detailed treatments for Gout and innovations in knee and hip surgery. Guests included: • Dr. Imran Iqbal, Rheumatologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas; • Dr. Florian Dibra, Orthopedic Surgeon … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Methodist discuss infant suffocation and heart disease on “Human Side of Health Care”

05/16/2022

Episode 20 of the third 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 detailed how to reduce the potential of infant suffocation and dietary habits that contribute to heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. Marisa Abbe, Manager of Injury Prevention at Children’s Health; … Read More

OSPECS offers training to North Texas area

05/11/2022

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member OSPECS Consulting, LLC announced this week the company’s team members were offering training to hospitals in the North Texas area. OSPECS provides a high-level disinfection and sterilization comprehensive assessment program which has been termed “A 180-degree approach.” Mary Olivera, OSPECS President/CEO, is an in-demand national expert on sterile processing. For more than two decades, she … Read More

Guests from Prism Health, Cook Children’s and Methodist highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/09/2022

Episode 19 of the third 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 detailed lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, a positive outreach podcast titled “Raising Joy” and a unique urology symptom you may be unfamiliar with. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, … Read More