DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” debuts on KRLD 1080 AM

01/07/2020

The DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” debuted on Sunday, January 5 on KRLD 1080 AM with a focus on community health. Guest stars for the first edition were Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC; Dr. Don Wesson, president of the Baylor Scott & White Health Wellness Center; Stacie Goran, manager of Children’s Health Teen … Read More

Love posts national blog detailing e-cigarette abuse in Texas

07/24/2019

Detailing the alarming rise in e-cigarette abuse in Texas, DFW Hospital Council’s President/CEO W. Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website. The website is a combined social science/journalism effort based at The George Washington University’s School of Media & Public Affairs that uses a vast array of data – from election results and economic … Read More

DFWHC-rooted legislation detailed in DMN story

05/08/2019

The Dallas Morning News ran the story “Dallas-rooted legislation calls for 10 percent Texas tax on retail sales of e-cigs and vape products” this morning detailing a potential state retail excise tax on e-cigarette and vape tobacco products presently before the Texas House. The idea was inspired by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love when he approached Senator Nathan … Read More

Love discusses new FDA smoking policies on KRLD

03/19/2019

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love discussed the latest updates on potential U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policies concerning e-cigarettes during an interview last week with Mitch Carr on KRLD 1080 AM Radio. A new FDA policy drafted earlier this week could get flavored e-cigarette oils pulled off the shelf. The policy is aimed at preventing e-cigarette products … Read More

DFWHC’s Winter Interlocutor now available

01/29/2018

The DFW Hospital Council’s Winter edition of the Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic below to read the latest on the upcoming 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon, the successful passing of the recent Fort Worth smoking ban and the “Active Shooter Training” class DFWHC will be hosting in association with Fisher Phillips. Hard copies will be … Read More

Fort Worth City Council votes 8-1 in favor of smoking ban

12/14/2017

The Fort Worth City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to approve updates to the city’s smoking ordinance. Beginning March 12, customers in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors will no longer be able to smoke within the buildings. Fort Worth was one of the last major cities in Texas to still allow smoking in bars. The new law also prohibits … Read More

DFWHC to be present at tonight’s FW vote on city smoking ban

12/12/2017

The Fort Worth City Council will vote tonight on a proposed smoking ban that would extinguish cigarettes in bars and bingo halls, and limit where smoke shops can be located within the city. If the vote passes, it could take effect within 90 days. DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love will be present prior to the vote and … Read More

DFWHC and Abilene Christian host “Smoking Cessation” webinar

10/11/2017

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love and Abilene Christian University (ACU) Nursing Professor Dr. Tonya Sawyer-McGee hosted the “Hot Topic” webinar “Clinicians Role in Advocating Smoking Cessation” this morning at the DFWHC offices in Irving. The educational event was attended by more than 25 registrants representing hospitals across North Texas. The webinar was introduced by Love, who also … Read More

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 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