Survivor of trafficking plus guests from Texas Health and Baylor Scott & White highlight “Human Side of Health Care”


Episode 4 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 a first-hand account of human trafficking, sexual assault nurse examiners and a new high-risk breast screening program. Guests included: • Cindy Burnette, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program Director … Read More

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


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

Study reveals North Texas sexual assault statistics


In the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation study “Disparities Associated with Sexual Assaults and Abuses Identified by Hospitals in North Texas and Dallas County in 2010-2012” released this week, North Texas statistics involving sexual assault and abuse have been revealed for one of the first times in the region. The goal of the study was to detail community trends in … Read More

Sept. 24 event offers education on collection of sexual assault evidence


As a result of Senate Bill 1191, starting Sept. 1 all Texas hospitals with emergency rooms will be required to have staff trained in at least basic collection of forensic evidence from sexual assault victims. On Sept. 24, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) will sponsor “Rape Kit Responsibility: The impact of Senate Bill 1191” from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. … Read More