DFWHC’s Fall 2022 Interlocutor is now available

11/11/2022

The Fall 2022 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about our 74th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 21 where we honored Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson. There is also detail on DFWHC’s new North Texas Hospital Economic Impact Report. Our cover story recounts the tragic incident at … Read More

Guests from Medical City and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

11/07/2022

Episode 44 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed strep throat and heart disease. Guests included: • Dr. Curtis H. Johnson, Medical Director of Emergency Services at Medical City North Hills; • Dr. Brandie Williams, Heart and … Read More

Guests from JPS and Cook Children’s discuss vaccines and mental health on “The Human Side of Health Care”

10/31/2022

Episode 43 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed hospital violence, vaccines and child psychiatry. Guests included: • Dr. Alan L. Podawiltz, Chair of Psychiatry at JPS Health Network; • Dr. Jason Terk, Pediatrician at Cook Children’s. … Read More

DFWHC’s Stephen Love discusses hospital safety with NBC

10/26/2022

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love discussed hospital safety during an interview with Sophia Beausoleil yesterday on NBC 5 DFW. “Safety in hospitals is a delicate balance, to try to accommodate the needs of the patient, the patient’s family and loved ones and keep a secure, safe environment,” Love said. You can listen to the full interview here.

DFWHC and the hospitals of North Texas announce one minute of silence on Oct. 26

10/25/2022

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe one minute of silence on Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 p.m. in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday. The DFWHC is asking its member hospitals and community members to join … Read More

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence

06/08/2022

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. “Our healthcare heroes work conscientiously … Read More

Love discusses “guns in hospitals” in KERA report

07/21/2015

In response to a proposed bill by State Rep. Drew Springer to eliminate gun-free zones in the state to possibly include North Texas hospitals, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love commented on the controversial issue for a KERA report yesterday. Springer said it makes no sense that he can take his gun into the Capitol building but has to … Read More