Guests from Parkland and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

04/05/2021

Episode 14 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The timely discussion focused on regional data predictions on COVID-19 and upcoming summer skin protection. Guests included: • Steve Miff, President/CEO at Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation; • Dr. Mary Hurley, Dermatologist … Read More

Guests from Parkland highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/29/2021

Episode 13 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The timely discussion focused on pregnancy and COVID-19, including the pressing question, “Is it safe for a pregnant woman to receive the vaccination?” Guests included: • Dr. Emily Adhikari, OB/GYN at Parkland … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/16/2021

Episode 11 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the concerning rise of childhood hypertension and the dangers of the viral infection shingles. Guests included: • Dr. Alan Sing, Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s Health; • Dr. Kishorbhai Gangani, … Read More

DFWHC Blog – Now is the time for Medicaid expansion

03/08/2021

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

Guests from Methodist and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/05/2021

Sunday’s episode of the DFW Hospital Council’s and KRLD 1080 AMweekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was a special edition devoted to human trafficking in North Texas. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love and KRLD’s Thomas Miller, who serve as co-hosts of the program, interviewed June (her name has been changed and her voice altered) who was forced into … Read More

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

03/02/2021

“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

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

03/02/2021

Episode 9 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and the dangers of and irregular heartbeat, or atrial fibrillation. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division of Epidemiology, UT … Read More