DFWHC receives community award for mental health awareness

11/28/2018

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas has announced its 2018 Community Award Winners, with awardees including the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) as Professional of the Year, Linda Perryman Evans of The Meadows Foundation for a Lifetime Achievement Award and Entercom as the Media recipient. Awardees will be honored December 6 during a dinner in Asbury Hall … Read More

“Opioid Crisis” webinar now available online

10/12/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) October 10 educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” is now available online. Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The webinar can be viewed here. For questions, … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS webinar details a cure for the “Opioid Crisis”

10/11/2018

More than 180 attendees participated in yesterday’s educational webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data” hosted in coordination between the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Michael Petersen, physician executive with Accenture, and W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC, served as speakers. The complimentary webinar … Read More

DFWHC on hand for opening of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy

09/28/2018

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love was one of the presenters on Tuesday during the grand opening of the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy in Dallas. The establishment is noted for being the first free pharmacy open to the public in Texas. Additional presenters included Michael Pazzaglini, executive director of the pharmacy, and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. “We … Read More

Wello – Our health and our bodies are connected to indoor moisture

09/25/2018

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by Wello, Inc. Our health and our bodies are directly connected to indoor moisture. Viable or infectious viruses are far more potent in low humidity than higher humidity. To compound this, while our immune system depends on well-hydrated tissues inside, our respiratory system depends on … Read More

DFWHC and DFW HIMSS to co-host “Opioid Crisis” webinar on Oct. 10

09/18/2018

With communities and lawmakers alike responding to increased public pressure to find solutions to a deadly opioid crisis affecting every state in the U.S., the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has partnered with the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to co-host the October 10 webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data.” The … Read More

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” broadcast now available online

09/13/2018

If you missed Sunday morning’s two-hour radio broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week, no worries. It is now available online. The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) served as the local sponsor, with area hospital experts taping advanced promos in support of a program detailing the need … Read More

Wello to host Sept. 27 webinar on flu prevention

09/11/2018

New DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Associate Member Wello will host the complimentary webinar “Two New Methods to Keep Flu from Spreading in Your Facility” on Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. CST. Dr. Murray Cohen, a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) executive and president of CDIC, Inc.; and Rik Heller, president of Wello Inc., will serve … Read More

Final segment taped to promote Sunday’s “I’m Listening” radio program

09/05/2018

Mark your calendar and radio dials! The final radio promo was taped yesterday in advance of this Sunday’s two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), did the taping honors as he detailed the need to … Read More

Promo tapings for DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” radio program begin today

08/29/2018

Radio promos began taping today in advance of the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance misuse efforts in the community. Providing … Read More