Guests from St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

06/28/2021

Episode 26 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an innovative pharmacy program for the uninsured and newborn congenital heart defects. Guests included: • Mike Pazzaglini, CEO of St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy; • Dr. Vivian Dimas, Medical … Read More

DFWHC’s Love discusses North Texas healthcare collaboration in D CEO story

04/29/2021

“All the hospitals are realizing it’s not about competition. It’s about trying to improve the health of the community,” said Stephen Love, president/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a D CEO story that dropped this week. Titled “COVID-19 Brought Unprecedented Health System Collaboration to DFW” and penned by Will Maddox, the story detailed the unique efforts of the … Read More

North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative launches to address growing number of uninsured residents

03/18/2021

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council and the Dallas County Enroll North Texas ACA Coalition announced the launch of the North Texas Healthcare Coverage Collaborative (NTHCC), an innovative collaboration formed to address the growing number of uninsured North Texans, as a result of COVD-19, by providing financial assistance to maintain healthcare insurance coverage. The W.W. … Read More

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

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing Texas’ uninsured children

01/08/2020

Could expansion of Medicaid solve the growing problem of children lacking health insurance in Texas? According to a blog posted this morning on the American Communities Project website by DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love, the proof is in the numbers. Titled “Time to Tackle the Problem of Uninsured Children in Texas,” Love’s blog explored the health and … Read More

DCEO Healthcare details coverage expansion following DFWHC event

12/05/2019

Inspired by a panel discussion co-hosted by the DFW Hospital Council and Hall Render, D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox posted a December 3 story detailing the difficulties of Medicaid expansion in Texas. “Texas remains one of 14 states in the country that has yet to expand Medicaid, as its Republican leadership has refused to accept more federal money for … Read More

ACHE’s quarterly education event set for Thursday

10/22/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host its Fourth Quarter Education Event this Thursday from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican Sugar Restaurant in Plano. Don’t miss a loaded lineup of expert speakers participating in two separate panels. The first discussion will detail “Care for the Uninsured and Underinsured,” with panelists including: • Catherine Oliveros, vice president community health … 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

Love interview on the uninsured in D Healthcare Daily

02/18/2015

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Steve Love, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and Parkland Health & Hospital System Chief Financial Officer John Moore were interviewed for a story that ran in this morning’s D Healthcare Daily. The topic was “Who Pays for the Uninsured?” The story, penned by Matt Goodman, can be found here.

Medicaid Expansion

02/07/2013

Texas leads the nation with the highest uninsured rate of approximately 27 percent. Roughly six million Texans have no health insurance, including one million children. Forty percent of the state’s pregnant women do not receive appropriate pre-natal care. As Texas residents, these numbers are troubling and ultimately, the key to solve these problems is working together in a collaborative manner. … Read More