Guests from Baylor Scott & White, UT Dallas highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/26/2020

Episode 21 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 financial forecast in North Texas and the recent phenomenon of local residents’ fear of calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • John McCracken, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management at UT Dallas and Professor of … Read More

R-Water provides COVID-19 defense to assisted living community

05/22/2020

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Associate Member R-Water, LLC continues to make headlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cutting edge cleaning and disinfection company recently installed its EPA-regulated anti-microbial pesticide device at Appletree Court Assisted Living in Richardson, Texas. This timely installation will allow for the on-site production of TK60, a hypoallergenic healthcare grade disinfectant proven effective in killing coronavirus (COVID-19), … Read More

Guests from Prism Health and Texas Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/19/2020

Episode 20 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the “new normal” as businesses begin to reopen in the community, hospital safety measures and a world-renown dyslexia program. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, Physician CEO at Prism Health North Texas; • Dr. … Read More

DFWHC magazine ad by Agency Creative details North Texas healthcare heroes

05/15/2020

A centerfold ad from marketing firm Agency Creative that ran in the spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine detailed more than 145 North Texas hospital employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ad was the work of both Agency Creative and DFWHC staff as word was spread across hospital systems for employees to take “selfies” and … Read More

DFWHC Blog – COVID-19, as we learn from history

05/14/2020

By Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council Many historians, including John M. Barry who wrote the book “The Great Influenza,” believe in 1918 someone in Haskell County, Kansas had a mild H1N1 virus and carried it to a huge Army base. From there, it spread across the world transmitted largely by troops in close barracks on ships. The … Read More

Webinar tomorrow to detail Autonomous Monitoring System for hospitals

05/13/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will be co-hosting a webinar tomorrow with Care.Ai to detail a new autonomous monitoring system designed to support hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complimentary event is set for 10:00 a.m. CST. As hospitals begin resuming elective procedures, demonstrating the highest levels of infection control is critical to reassuring patients that their safety is paramount … Read More

Guests from JPS and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/12/2020

Episode 19 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent phenomenon of a dramatic decrease in 9-1-1 calls due to fear of COVID-19. The drop in calls has caused an increase in heart attack and stroke fatalities across the nation. Guests included: … Read More

We would like to thank our hospitals during National Hospital Week 2020

05/11/2020

During National Hospital Week (#HospitalWeek), May 10-16, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) would like to thank the hospitals of North Texas for keeping our community safe during these historically trying times. Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, this important week gives us the opportunity to highlight our hospitals, health systems and healthcare workers and the innovative ways they … Read More

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

05/07/2020

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for victims at area hospitals. The … Read More

Guests from Baylor Scott & White, Methodist and Cook Children’s highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

05/04/2020

Episode 18 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a COVID-19 update, the reactivation of primary care, ER trauma and gun safety. Guests included: • Dr. David Winter, president and chief clinical officer of the Baylor Scott & White Health Texas Provider Network; … Read More