DFWHC to participate in Jan. 22 NDCC Health Care Conference

01/12/2021

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will serve as a Supporting Sponsor of the virtual North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (NDCC) Annual Health Care Conference on January 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event will include three sessions and more than 10 speakers. DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love will moderate the panel discussion “Reducing the Number of Uninsureds in North … Read More

Moody’s report on healthcare finance is misleading

12/10/2019

By W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council I don’t know if you have seen the article released yesterday by Modern Healthcare stating “Not-for-profit hospitals are stabilized by Medicare pay raise and DSH cut delays.” I was formerly a chief financial officer of a publicly traded company and can state first-hand investor services, stock analyists and financial engineers … Read More

Let’s help our uninsured Texans

05/29/2019

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council I recently read a fascinating article by the Kaiser Family Foundation analyzing uninsured adults in states not expanding Medicaid coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA expanded Medicaid coverage to nearly all adults with incomes up to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). In examining … Read More

DFWHC’s Spring Interlocutor is now available

05/24/2019

The spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the recipients from the April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon, legal aspects of “Patient Transportation” and details of frustrating efforts towards e-cigarette legislation. Hard copies will be mailed to members next … 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

Latest blog by Steve Love details continued rise in Texas uninsured

09/14/2018

The latest blog by W. Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council, was posted today on the DCEO Healthcare website. Titled “A Call for Action to the Texas Legislature,” Love details the alarming increase in uninsured residents in Texas. “The latest Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index showed the uninsured rate in 2017 rose by significant margins in 17 states, with Texas … Read More

We must all work together

12/06/2016

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Margaret Chase Smith once said, “Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.” The 85th Texas Legislative Session begins Jan. 10, 2017. We thank our state leaders for their public service and their dedication … Read More