Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm focused exclusively on matters specific … Read More

D CEO Healthcare profiles Dr. John Warner


D CEO Healthcare Editor Will Maddox has penned a great profile of Dr. John Warner, which ran March 18. The executive vice president for health system affairs at UT Southwestern, Dr. Warner was instrumental in the planning and construction of UT Southwestern’s William J. Clements Jr. University Hospital, a 460-bed facility consistently named the best in Dallas. He is now … Read More

ACHE to host breakfast with Dr. Daniel


The ACHE of North Texas will host a morning breakfast event on Tuesday, January 15 with Dr. William Daniel, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at UT Southwestern (UTSW) in Dallas. The networking session will be held at the UTSW East Campus at Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center Radiation Oncology. Dr. Daniel is the vice president for health system … Read More

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16


An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor Auditorium (NG3.112), at 6001 Forest … Read More

ACHE Annual Women’s Breakfast set for Oct. 2


The ACHE of North Texas will host its “Annual Women’s Breakfast” on Tuesday, October 2 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. at the La Cima Club in Las Colinas. A panel will be on hand to include Dr. Teresa Chan-Leveno, an associate professor at UT Southwestern; Patricia M. Currie, president of hospital operations at Baylor Scott & White Health; Mellissa … Read More

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group


A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times a year. “We would love … Read More

Warner selected as EVP to lead UTSW Health System


Dr. John Warner was the 2015 Chair of the DFW Hospital Council. Excerpted from a UT Southwestern press release Following a national search, renowned cardiologist Dr. John J. Warner, CEO of UT Southwestern’s University Hospitals, has been appointed to lead UT Southwestern’s patient care enterprise for the Medical Center. As Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, Dr. Warner will … Read More

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief


The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the region’s hospitals on alert. Medical … Read More

Daniel, Porsa and Villarreal join DFWHC Board of Trustees


Will Daniel, MD, Esmaeil Porsa, MD and Xavier Villarreal have joined the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Trustees effectively immediately. Dr. Daniel is the vice president and chief quality officer at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Porsa is the executive vice president and chief strategy and integration officer at Parkland Health & Hospital System and Villarreal is the … Read More

Just two days until you can learn about new “Depression Screening” program


Just two days until the DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence educational discussion “VitalSign6: Making Screening for Depression the Sixth Vital Sign” on Thursday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch. Dr. Madhukar Trivedi of UT Southwestern will serve as speaker. Dr. Trivedi will present an update on UT Southwestern’s unique program … Read More