Was it good for Texas to decline Medicaid expansion?


WFAA Ch. 8 Reporter David Schechter tackled the thorny issue of Texas Medicaid expansion during an extended news segment broadcast last night. With the state having a chance in 2013 to drastically expand healthcare coverage to 1.5 million of the poorest Texans, it emphatically said no. The question Schechter asked was a simple one – “Was that a good decision?” … Read More

WFAA-TV airs “Pain Med Shortage” report with comments from Love


A TV segment titled “Pain meds shortage changing how North Texas patients are treated” aired last night on Channel 8 WFAA-TV and included comments from DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love. Reported by Teresa Woodard, the story focused on a nationwide shortage in pain medications and its local effects on hospital treatments and patients. Love noted the DEA lowered … Read More

Love interviewed by WFAA on potential opioid shortage


Channel 8 WFAA-TV Reporter Teresa Woodard visited the DFW Hospital Council offices today to interview president/CEO W. Stephen Love on the potential opioid shortage in the U.S. The possibility for a shortage was confirmed by a local hospital and Love provided an overall perspective for North Texas. The segment is expected to air tonight at 6:00 p.m.

DFWHC speaks out against smoking in Irving restaurants


DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love has joined Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne in speaking out against present smoking ordinances in Irving restaurants. His comments were detailed in a segment broadcast last night on WFAA Ch. 8 News. Smoking is presently allowed in Irving restaurants, and Love believes there should be a ban identical to the one enacted … Read More

Steve Love interviewed by WFAA-TV


Offering his insight into a Feb. 27 report on Ch. 8, WFAA-TV, Steve Love, president and chief executive officer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, was interviewed by Janet St. James, health and medical issues reporter. Her story covered the recent decision by Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to begin billing certain patients. Founded in 1921 by North Texas … Read More