Judson “Jud” Arnold Cramer, 1921-2015

08/17/2015

It was with great sadness the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) learned of the passing of Judson “Jud” Arnold Cramer over the weekend. Jud Cramer passed away on Thursday, August 13 at the age of 93. He was a popular presence over the years at DFWHC’s Annual Awards Luncheon and Annual Social. He attended the Council’s Social and Awards Luncheon February … Read More

DFWHC’s Fall Interlocutor now available

11/20/2014

The DFW Hospital Council’s Fall Interlocutor newsletter is now available. Click on the link or graphic below to read the issue. Hard copies will be mailed to membership next week. http://dfwhc.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Fall2014LOW.pdf

DFWHC tribute video to Hawthorne unveiled

11/18/2014

Following the instructions of its board of trustees, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council produced a tribute video on Douglas D. Hawthorne, the long-time CEO of Texas Health Resources who stepped down this year. The video was to premiere at DFWHC’s Annual Awards Luncheon on Oct. 21, but the event was cancelled due to the Ebola response in the metroplex. The … Read More

DFWHC honors Hawthorne during ACHE event

11/14/2014

We would like to thank the American College of Healthcare Executives of North Texas (ACHE) for allowing the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) to honor Douglas D. Hawthorne for his decades of service to healthcare and Texas Health Resources. Last night’s dinner during their membership meeting at the Adolphus Hotel was a great event and we were proud to be a … Read More

A look back at 1983 with Douglas Hawthorne

11/13/2014

In honor of this evening’s tribute to Douglas Hawthorne at the the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) of North Texas’ Membership Meeting at The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) would like to do a special “Throwback Thursday.” Hawthorne, the long-time president of Texas Health Resources who stepped down this year, was originally to be … Read More

Hawthorne tribute rescheduled for Nov. 13 ACHE event

11/05/2014

A tribute to Douglas Hawthorne originally scheduled for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Annual Awards Luncheon on October 21, has been rescheduled for the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE) Membership Meeting, November 13 at The Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. The DFWHC Annual Awards Luncheon was cancelled due to the Ebola response in the metroplex. Hawthorne stepped down as … Read More

“60 Minutes” details Ebola response in Dallas

10/27/2014

The CBS TV program 60 Minutes detailed the recent Ebola crisis response at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas during last night’s program. Four nurses including Sidia Rose, Richard Townsend, John Mulligan and Kristin Schaefer were interviewed by Scott Pelley for the segment. You can view the segment and a transcript of the program here. You can also view the video … Read More

Tucker named Young Healthcare Executive of the Year

08/28/2014

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced Rebecca “Becky” Tucker, vice president of Integrated Health Campuses (IHC) at Texas Health Resources, was chosen as the 2014 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. The award honors youthful professionals who display the abilities of future healthcare leaders in North Texas. “For more than 13 years, Becky Tucker has been a leader … Read More

Texas Health Resources’ CEO Doug Hawthorne to step down

01/14/2014

Texas Health Resources’ CEO Douglas D. Hawthorne will step down from his role by the end of this year, the health system announced today. “For 43 years, my family and I have been blessed to serve Texas Health Resources,” said Hawthorne in a letter to the board and other leaders of Texas Health. “This has been an amazing journey and … Read More

New trustee award named in honor of Kerney Laday, Sr.

08/19/2013

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today the creation of a new trustee award to be presented for the first time at the Annual Awards Luncheon, October 24 at Arlington Convention Center. The award will be named in memory of Kerney Laday, Sr., who served on the Texas Health Resources Board of Trustees for 10 years. He was chair … Read More