DFWHC/Abilene Christian University webinar on “Smoking Cessation” just six days away!

10/05/2017

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 raises serious concerns about Graham-Cassidy bill

09/19/2017

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

09/13/2017

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

09/01/2017

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

08/31/2017

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

08/10/2017

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 chrisw@dfwhc.org. 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

08/08/2017

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 chrisw@dfwhc.org. 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

06/09/2017

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

DFWHC stands with AHA initiative to prevent violence

05/23/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today that it supports the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) initiative “Hospitals Against Violence.” The campaign’s goal is to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital media to include tweets, photos and other online efforts. A national day of awareness has been scheduled for Friday, June 9 when hospitals across the … Read More

One down, many to go…Arlington approves smoking ban

05/10/2017

For almost a decade, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has advocated for smoking bans in North Texas. Last night, the City of Arlington approved a new smoking ban by a vote of 7-2, following the lead of such communities as Dallas, Southlake, Benbrook, Flower Mound, Little Elm, Plano, Frisco, McKinney and Mesquite. “We continue our efforts in North Texas, as … Read More