The importance of our rural hospitals


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council When I was in the 9th grade in rural Virginia, I felt stomach cramps one morning while in class. As the day progressed, the cramps became so painful my parents had to take me to one of only two local physicians in my small hometown. Upon examination, he determined … Read More

We must all work together


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

Working together over the next 15 months a priority


Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO, DFW Hospital Council Vince Lombardi once said, “People who work together will win whether against complex football defenses or the problems of modern society.” We were pleased to learn on May 2 that the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Texas Medicaid 1115 … Read More