DFWHC and Critical Insight webinar “Ransomware in Healthcare” set for July 27

06/29/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Critical Insight will co-host the complimentary webinar “Ransomware in Healthcare: Prepare, Detect and Respond” on Wednesday, July 27 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CST. Healthcare organizations have had to bring down their ransomware risk while spending every dollar efficiently. In this hour-long webinar, you’ll see tactics the criminals use to get into healthcare organizations and how … Read More

Guests from Medical City discuss Sickle Cell Disease and summer hydration on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/27/2022

Episode 26 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed Sickle Cell Disease in North Texas and the importance of hydration during this brutal summer. Guests included: • Dr. Bibas Reddy, Medical Oncologist at Medical City Healthcare; • … Read More

Dallas County Public Health Committee releases updated COVID-19 vaccine recommendations

06/23/2022

The Dallas County Public Health Committee released updated COVID-19 vaccine recommendations this week to the public. The information includes detail on age groups, guidance on number of vaccines and eligibility. “We developed these slides to help with understanding vaccine recommended protocol,” said Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council president/CEO and member of the committee. “While numbers are low at our North … Read More

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

06/21/2022

Episode 25 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed diabetes in North Texas and the importance of chaplaincy programs at our hospitals. Guests included: • Betsy Richter-Gifford, RN, Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Texas Health Resources; … Read More

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence

06/08/2022

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. “Our healthcare heroes work conscientiously … Read More

Focus on Texas children with guests from Children’s Health and Texas Health on “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/06/2022

Episode 23 of the third 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 detailed the emotions of our children during a troubling beginning to the summer of 2022 and innovations in cancer treatments. Guests included: • Dr. Stevie Puckett-Perez, Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s … Read More

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

05/31/2022

Episode 22 of the third 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 detailed the dangers of melanoma, poisonous spiders in North Texas and childhood neurological issues. Guests included: • Dr. Shadi Damanpour, Board-Certified Dermatologist at North Dallas Dermatology Associates; • Dr. Otto … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight the latest episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/24/2022

Episode 21 of the third 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 detailed treatments for Gout and innovations in knee and hip surgery. Guests included: • Dr. Imran Iqbal, Rheumatologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas; • Dr. Florian Dibra, Orthopedic Surgeon … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring 2022 Interlocutor is now available

05/23/2022

The Spring 2022 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about complimentary Mental Health First Aid training available in North Texas – but only through August! There is also detail on DFWHC’s 74th Annual Awards Luncheon and a guest article from Hall Render detailing “The Criminal Conviction … Read More

Guests from Children’s Health and Methodist discuss infant suffocation and heart disease on “Human Side of Health Care”

05/16/2022

Episode 20 of the third 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 detailed how to reduce the potential of infant suffocation and dietary habits that contribute to heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. Marisa Abbe, Manager of Injury Prevention at Children’s Health; … Read More