DFWHC’s Love to participate in TXCPA Healthcare Conference Webcast in July

06/28/2022

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love will be a guest speaker during the Texas Society of CPA’s Advanced Healthcare Conference Webcast set for July 11-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CST. Love will be presenting with Karen Duncan, president/CEO of JPS Health Network, on July 12 at 3:05 p.m. to consider “Lessons Learned through the Pandemic.” The webcast … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses Texas winter storm in State of Reform interview

03/04/2021

In an interview posted last week on the State of Reform website, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed the winter storm that devastated most of Texas. “Texas was hit pretty hard,” said Love. “Some of the hospitals experienced some power problems. Some experienced water problems, and they had problems with people coming to the emergency rooms for non-emergency things … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar “Virtual Healthcare in Texas” is now available online

10/15/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Accenture webinar “Texans Want Virtual Healthcare. Here’s How Providers Can Grow from It,” originally broadcast on October 14, has now been posted online. The complimentary event examined a groundbreaking Texas survey by Accenture detailing the surprising results of telehealth usage during the pandemic. The survey revealed over twice as many Texans utilized telehealth for … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar “Virtual Healthcare in Texas” is just two days away!

10/12/2020

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Accenture webinar “Texans Want Virtual Healthcare. Here’s How Providers Can Grow from It.” this Wednesday, October 14 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will examine a groundbreaking Texas survey by Accenture detailing the surprising results of telehealth usage during the pandemic. The survey revealed over twice … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture to co-host Oct. 14 webinar detailing “Virtual Healthcare in Texas”

09/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Accenture will co-host the webinar “Texans Want Virtual Healthcare. Here’s How Providers Can Grow from It.” on Wednesday, October 14 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will examine a groundbreaking Texas survey by Accenture detailing the surprising results of telehealth usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey revealed over twice as … Read More

DFWHC speaks with NBC 5 on COVID-19 care at rural hospitals

04/01/2020

In a news segment last night on NBC 5, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love was interviewed by Scott Friedman on the potential spread of COVID-19 to rural communities. Love said urban North Texas hospitals have considered the impact of rural patients should COVID-19 spread to their communities. Many rural locales have only a few ICU beds and in some … Read More

DFWHC Blog – CMS regulation puts North Texas on dangerous financial cliff

02/27/2020

Blog by Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council In November 2019, Seema Verma, administrator of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), released a proposed rule called the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR). Verma states the rule would promote transparency by establishing new reporting requirements for supplemental payments to Medicaid providers. CMS is now proposing this mandatory MFAR for … Read More

DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Children’s, JPS, Hunt and Medical City

01/13/2020

The second edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, January 12 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Jason Isham, Director of Integrated Behavioral Health at Children’s Health; • Lara Burnside, Senior VP, Strategy, Chief Patient Experience Officer at JPS Health Network; • Richard Carter, President/CEO, Hunt … Read More

All-star lineup set for DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” on Sunday

01/10/2020

You don’t want to miss the all-star lineup on Sunday’s edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” on KRLD 1080 AM at 1:00 p.m. An eclectic mix of speakers will cover Behavioral Health, Language Barriers, Rural Healthcare and Healthy Snacks. Guest stars include: • Jason Isham, Director of Integrated Behavioral Health at … Read More

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More