Mendez’s Young Healthcare Award highlighted in Kindred video

01/07/2016

Following the announcement that James Mendez, CEO of Kindred Hospital of Dallas, would receive the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) 2015 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award, Kindred Healthcare produced a video highlighting his accomplishment. Released in December, the video includes interviews with DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love and Audra Early, former CEO of Kindred Hospitals and Chair-Elect of DFWHC. … Read More

DFWHC’s Awards Luncheon honors healthcare heroes

10/30/2015

The DFW Hospital Council would like to thank all sponsors and attendees who participated in yesterday’s 67th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Arlington Convention Center. More than 50 chairs of member hospital boards were honored on stage. Dr. Merlyn Sayers was presented the Distinguished Health Service Award. James Mendez of Kindred Hospital Dallas was the recipient of the Young Healthcare … Read More

Tickets still available to Oct. 29 Luncheon

10/19/2015

It’s just 10 days until the DFW Hospital Council’s 67th Annual Awards Luncheon, Oct. 29 at the Arlington Convention Center. We hope you can join us for this great opportunity to honor North Texas healthcare excellence. Dr. Merlyn Sayers of Carter BloodCare will receive this year’s Distinguished Health Service Award. The Young Healthcare Executive of the Year will be presented … Read More

Hospital sponsorships available to Oct. 29 luncheon

09/30/2015

If you would like to honor award recipient Dr. Merlyn Sayers with a congratulatory ad or just enjoy VIP seating, Hospital Sponsorships are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s 67th Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 29 at the Arlington Convention Center. We hope you can attend our “Fall Fandango.” This decades-old tradition will honor the Chairs of our … Read More

Registration open for DFWHC’s Oct. 29 Annual Awards Luncheon

09/11/2015

We hope you can attend our “Fall Fandango” on Thursday, October 29 when the DFW Hospital Council hosts its 67th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Arlington Convention Center. Sponsorships and tickets are now available. The decades-old tradition will continue as the Chairs of our hospitals’ Boards of Trustees will be introduced to open the program. Additional highlights include the presentation … Read More

James Mendez named Young Healthcare Executive of the Year

09/03/2015

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today James Mendez, CEO of Kindred Hospital Dallas, was chosen as the 2015 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. The award honors youthful professionals who display the impressive abilities of future North Texas healthcare leaders. “James Mendez represents a talented group of up and coming young healthcare professionals in North Texas,” said W. … Read More

Where’s Jon Meacham?

07/30/2015

With just days until Jon Meacham was to appear at the DFW Hospital Council’s Annual Awards Luncheon, Oct. 21, 2014, the event was cancelled due to the Ebola crisis. Mr. Meacham told DFWHC he completely understood and offered to speak in 2015 with no penalty fee. And so, DFWHC has taken him up on his offer and he will serve … Read More

McClellan named Woman’s Hospital of Texas’ CEO

04/01/2015

HCA Gulf Coast Division announced yesterday that Ashley McClellan was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston. Ashley has served as the CEO of Medical Center of Lewisville in HCA’s North Texas Division since 2011. She is a present board member of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC). Ashley began her career with HCA in … Read More

DFWHC hosts rescheduled awards luncheon

02/19/2015

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted its Social and Awards Luncheon today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 400 attendees turning out to honor Dr. Wright Lassiter with the Distinguished Health Service Award, Carole Young with the Kerney Laday, Sr. Trustee of the Year Award and Becky Tucker as the 2014 Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. The … Read More

DFWHC’s Social and rescheduled awards luncheon set for Feb. 19

01/14/2015

As announced in November, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) rescheduled its Annual Awards Luncheon for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at the Arlington Convention Center. The event was postponed due to the Ebola crisis in the metroplex. The luncheon has been combined with DFWHC’s Annual Social, with a reception beginning at 11:00 a.m. followed by the luncheon and awards from 12:00-1:30 … Read More