DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing Texas’ uninsured children

01/08/2020

Could expansion of Medicaid solve the growing problem of children lacking health insurance in Texas? According to a blog posted this morning on the American Communities Project website by DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love, the proof is in the numbers. Titled “Time to Tackle the Problem of Uninsured Children in Texas,” Love’s blog explored the health and … Read More

Moody’s report on healthcare finance is misleading

12/10/2019

By W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council I don’t know if you have seen the article released yesterday by Modern Healthcare stating “Not-for-profit hospitals are stabilized by Medicare pay raise and DSH cut delays.” I was formerly a chief financial officer of a publicly traded company and can state first-hand investor services, stock analyists and financial engineers … Read More

DCEO Healthcare details coverage expansion following DFWHC event

12/05/2019

Inspired by a panel discussion co-hosted by the DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render, D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox posted a December 3 story detailing the difficulties of Medicaid expansion in Texas. “Texas remains one of 14 states in the country that has yet to expand Medicaid, as its Republican leadership has refused to accept more federal money for … Read More

Let’s work together to solve this issue

11/14/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council John F. Kennedy once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” You might be surprised to learn that one in nine children in the U.S. live in Texas, a statistic that is most certainly a blessing. The Georgetown University Health Policy … Read More

DFWHC’s Love highlighted in State of Reform video

11/06/2019

Our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love was highlighted this week in the State of Reform video “What They’re Watching.” The video series interviews national executives to gauge the latest issues in healthcare. Love detailed his concerns including Medicaid expansion, trauma funding, the Driver Responsibility Act and telehealth. State of Reform is a conference series and executive … Read More

DFWHC discussion on Medicaid 1115 attracts 50-plus in Dallas

11/05/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Hall Render complimentary educational event “Coverage Expansion and Medicaid Waivers” attracted more than 50 attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. DFWHC flew in a pair of prominent national speakers from Indiana to discuss U.S. Medicaid 1115 waivers. The breakfast seminar was highlighted by Brian Neale, an independent consultant … Read More

Local State of Reform event attracts 300-plus

09/13/2019

State of Reform made it’s first-ever appearance in North Texas yesterday attracting more than 300 attendees to its Health Policy Conference at the Irving Convention Center. The day-long event convened leaders from across 12 different silos including health plans, hospitals, provider groups, state agency leaders, elected officials, mental health, pharma, health IT, professional services, HR/employee benefits, public health, and local … Read More

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

Love posts national blog detailing e-cigarette abuse in Texas

07/24/2019

Detailing the alarming rise in e-cigarette abuse in Texas, DFW Hospital Council’s President/CEO W. Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website. The website is a combined social science/journalism effort based at The George Washington University’s School of Media & Public Affairs that uses a vast array of data – from election results and economic … 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