Hall Render Blog: Vaccine Consternation – Should COVID-19 vaccines be required?


The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Hall Render. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. After more than a year of global turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, a light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to emerge. So far this year, several drug manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & … Read More

DFWHC joins more than 180 groups urging state leaders to expand health coverage


Today, 188 Texas organizations including the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) banded together to urge state leaders to provide a health insurance option for low-wage Texas adults. A wide spectrum of physicians, health care providers, local officials, business leaders and advocates signed the letter to Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, House Speaker Phelan, and members of the Texas Legislature. Noting that … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host healthcare “Sustainability” discussion on April 22


The ACHE of North Texas will host “Sustainability of Healthcare Organizations” on Tuesday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., CDT. The virtual event will be a panel discussion on the issues surrounding sustainability for healthcare institutions into the 21st century. The talk will emphasize the necessity of understanding operational and cost problems for healthcare system growth. The goal … Read More

DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion


Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Our state has endured a difficult year of COVID-19, not to mention unemployment and the loss of healthcare coverage for many Texas residents. Now is the time for us to strive for healthcare coverage for all Texans. We ask our Texas legislative leaders to work collaboratively on Medicaid expansion. We now have … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host Board of Governors’ review sessions


The ACHE of North Texas will host Board of Governors’ Review Sessions over eight weeks starting March 12 at 12:00 noon, CDT. The sessions will continue on April 2, April 9, April 23, May 7, May 21, June 4 and June 18. Each session begins at 12:00 noon, CDT. If you are planning to become an ACHE Fellow, these review … Read More

Statement by DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love on today’s removal of mask mandate in Texas


“Governor Greg Abbott’s decision today to remove the mask mandate in Texas is very unfortunate. This could increase community spread of COVID-19 and potentially cause mutations called variants. Worn properly, face masks can block respiratory droplets of COVID-19 produced when an infected person coughs. Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic people who do not … Read More

SVP Dallas to host “Healthcare Responds” discussion on Feb. 16


Social Venture Partners (SVP) of Dallas will host the panel discussion “Healthcare Responds” on Tuesday, February 16 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., CDT. Speakers will include Dr. Eric G. Bing, Professor of Global Health at Southern Methodist University; Marian Brown, Dallas County Sheriff; and Dr. Fred Cerise, President/CEO of Parkland Health & Hospital System. Tony Fleo, CEO of SVP Dallas, … Read More

ACHE of NTX to host “New Horizons” on Saturday


The ACHE of North Texas will host a virtual “New Horizons Event” on Saturday, January 30 from 12:00-2:30 p.m., CDT. This event will allow participants to interact with local healthcare HR representatives with the goal of refining their resumes and interview skills. This will be followed by a panel discussion of healthcare industry experts to speak about their positions and … Read More

Hall Render to host Dec. 18 webinar on “Social Determinants of Health”


An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, Hall Render will host the webinar “Using Existing Health Care Assets to Advance Social Determinants” on December 18 from 12:00-1:00 p.m., CDT. The panel discussion will detail plans for hospitals and health systems to address social determinants of health (SDOH) within their communities. As providers brainstorm ways to structure and implement SDOH … Read More

Hall Render offering “Practical Counsel Virtual Institute”


DFW Hospital Council partner Hall Render will be hosting a “Practical Counsel Virtual Institute” during nine sessions November 4-6, November 11-13 and November 18-20. All sessions will take place from 1:00-2:00 p.m., ET. This is the first time Hall Render has offered this type of educational opportunity, with the potential for attendees to earn up to 9 CLE credits, including … Read More