Was it good for Texas to decline Medicaid expansion?

02/04/2019

WFAA Ch. 8 Reporter David Schechter tackled the thorny issue of Texas Medicaid expansion during an extended news segment broadcast last night. With the state having a chance in 2013 to drastically expand healthcare coverage to 1.5 million of the poorest Texans, it emphatically said no. The question Schechter asked was a simple one – “Was that a good decision?” … Read More

Sponsorships still available to Annual Awards Luncheon

09/10/2018

Sponsorships are still available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 in the main ballroom at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s event is themed “Charting the Course,” with Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network, to be the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished … Read More

Jyric Sims and Jim L. Turner named DFWHC award recipients

08/16/2018

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today Jyric Sims, chief executive officer at Medical City Fort Worth, will be the 2018 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year; and Jim L. Turner, former chair of the Baylor Scott & White Health Board of Trustees, will be the 2018 Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year. The awards will be presented … Read More

Sponsorships now available to DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

08/14/2018

Sponsorships are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 70th Annual Awards Luncheon set for Wednesday, October 17 in the main ballroom at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s event is themed “Charting the Course,” with Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network and Tarrant County Hospital District, to be … Read More

Charlie Powell to receive Distinguished Health Service Award

07/26/2018

Charlie Powell, the president/CEO of Ciera Bank and chairman of the board of JPS Health Network and Tarrant County Hospital District, was announced today as the 2018 recipient of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Distinguished Health Service Award. He will be recognized during DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17 at Arlington Convention Center. Powell’s career spans … Read More

Active Shooter Training Workshop on June 21

05/18/2018

Both Tarrant and Dallas counties will host an Active Shooter Consequence Management Training Workshop on Thursday, June 21 at the Richardson Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The educational event is geared towards emergency managers, emergency responders, health and hospital personnel, municipal and county managers, public works personnel, human resource directors and other municipal, county and state officials. … Read More