Agenda released for upcoming North Texas State of Reform Conference

08/20/2019

State of Reform has released the official agenda of its North Texas Conference on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. After the past two years in Austin, the conference was moved to North Texas due to high demand in the area. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. The … Read More

State of Reform to host annual conference Sept. 12 in Irving

07/23/2019

State of Reform has a date in North Texas! After the past two years in Austin, the conference series bridging the gap between healthcare policy and political reality will host a busy agenda on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will serve as host. The DFW … Read More

Hall Render – Patient Transportation: How to Legally Get Patients in the Door

06/27/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. Providers are often looking for additional opportunities to engage patients and ensure compliance with treatment regimens. By implementing patient transportation programs, providers are able to help alleviate this frequent hurdle facing their patients. In addition, providers are able to increase efficiencies, avoid missed … Read More

Love discusses looming ACA battle on KRLD

03/28/2019

In what is sure to make both national and international headlines, President Donald Trump has decided to aggressively pursue the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love discussed the latest updates this week in an interview with Mitch Carr on KRLD 1080 AM Radio. President Trump’s decision to kick off the battle to … Read More

Love discusses new FDA smoking policies on KRLD

03/19/2019

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love discussed the latest updates on potential U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policies concerning e-cigarettes during an interview last week with Mitch Carr on KRLD 1080 AM Radio. A new FDA policy drafted earlier this week could get flavored e-cigarette oils pulled off the shelf. The policy is aimed at preventing e-cigarette products … Read More

Support this bill – Senator Johnson releases statement on bill to combat teen e-cigarette sales

03/04/2019

NOTE: DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love worked with Senator Nathan Johnson drafting this bill to help curtail the epidemic use of vapor products by elementary and high school students in Texas. “Youth addiction to nicotine is becoming, once again, a public health crisis,” said Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson upon filing SB1332. The bipartisan bill places e-cigarettes under … Read More

What is the single-payer system?

02/19/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In North Texas, we treat patients in our hospitals who support many cultural doctrines, so we steer clear of political discussion. We always try to advocate for public policy that improves coverage and treatment. We also strive to educate the community on emerging healthcare issues. With that said, let’s discuss the … Read More

Netherlands Ambassador visits Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

05/17/2018

It was an international affair yesterday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas as Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, visited the hospital to learn more about North Texas and U.S. healthcare. Schuwer is a friend of Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., chair of the board at Texas Scottish Rite and a former U.S. ambassador to … Read More

Love to speak during March 6 “Spotlight Series”

03/01/2018

The Pearson Partners International quarterly “Spotlight Series Breakfast” will take place next Tuesday, March 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the 17th floor of the Park City Club in Dallas. Titled “Healthcare Challenges: The Personal and Professional Impact,” the event will detail failed attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and how this could impact the … Read More

Love interview with McCuistion to air Sunday

12/20/2012

Offering his insight on national issues involving health care, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Steve Love participated in the taping of the television program McCuistion in the episode “Health Care: The Public Policy Issues.” The episode will air this Sunday, December 23 at 12:30 p.m. on KERA Channel 13 (www.kera.org). In addition to Love, panelists Stanley F. Hupfeld, chairman Integris Health … Read More