Love discusses “Legislative Update” at Oak Cliff Chamber meeting


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of several speakers during this morning’s “Legislative Summit” panel hosted by the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce in the Hitt Auditorium at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Love’s panel discussion was titled “Update on State & Federal Legislation Affecting Business” and included Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Scott Chase, partner at … Read More

DFWHC to participate in Nov. 6-7 Healthier Texas Summit


DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love will be moderating a panel during the Healthier Texas Summit, November 6-7 at the Hilton Downtown in Austin, Texas. The panel includes Freddy Warner, vice president government affairs at Memorial Hermann Health System, and David Tesmer, senior vice president community engagement and advocacy at Texas Health Resources discussing “Public Policy, Public Health and … Read More

DFWHC raises serious concerns about Graham-Cassidy bill


In a blog posted yesterday in State of Reform, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love expressed concern about the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill introduced last week. The bill is the latest attempt by Republicans in Congress to pass health care legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, widely known as “Obamacare.” Republicans have on at least four occasions tried … Read More

DFWHC and Abilene Christian University to co-host Oct. 11 webinar


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Abilene Christian University will co-host the educational webinar “Clinicians Role in Advocating Smoking Cessation” on Wednesday, October 11 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Abilene Christian University (ACU) came aboard as a DFWHC Associate Member in 2017, offering a 10 percent discount to DFWHC members to online healthcare graduate programs operating out of the local … Read More

DFWHC, the Foundation and GroupOne team together for Hurricane Harvey donation


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the DFWHC Foundation and GroupOne Background Screening teamed together this week for a donation drive to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey in southeast and central Texas. In all, more than 1,820 items were collected and will be donated to Trusted World this afternoon. Trusted World’s mission is to be committed to providing the best … Read More

Hurricane Harvey – How North Texans can help


Excerpted from a Dallas Morning News story by Cassandra Jaramillo and Loyd Brumfield Hundreds of Harvey evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the damage and danger of the storms. Here’s how North Texans can help, with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts: Volunteer: CITY OF DALLAS: Volunteers may be needed to help evacuees at designated recreation centers. Volunteers can … Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease – creating a safety net through collaboration


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at By Dr. Stephanie Woods, Texas Woman’s University, Conclusions drawn from Community Conversations (2017) The Community Conversations Health Care Series on Alzheimer’s Disease is a community stakeholder driven initiative designed to promote collaborative, … Read More

MADD – “Walk like MADD” events set for the Fall


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following was provided by MADD. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at On the road of life, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) wants every family to be safe without the threat of drunk or drugged driving. And we want every family to stay whole without the … Read More

DFWHC Board makes a stand against violence


In honor of today’s national day of awareness for “Hospitals Against Violence,” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Directors stood for a photograph to display unity with hospitals across the U.S. The campaign was the brainchild of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with a goal to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital media to … Read More

“Growing Little Minds” campaign receives national awards


The DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) “Growing Little Minds” campaign has gone gold or, more accurately, was awarded a Gold and Merit award by the Healthcare Marketing Report on May 15. “Growing Little Minds” was created in 2016 by DFWHC in partnership with the City of Dallas to raise awareness on the importance of infant brain development during the first 12 … Read More