Posts Tagged ‘children’

Guests from Children’s Health and Cook Children’s highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 33 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on our community’s children detailing water safety and back-to-school tips. Guests included: • Jesus Alderete, Injury Prevention Program Coordinator, Children’s Health; • and Dr. Marc Mazade, Medical Director, Infection […]

Guests from Cook Children’s and Methodist Mansfield highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 32 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included COVID-19 and child safety plus a detailed look at safety factors involving calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • Dr. Mary Whitworth, Medical Director Infectious Diseases, Cook Children’s; • Karen Yates, […]

Guests from UTSW, Parkland and Texas Health highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 31 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included prenatal care during COVID-19 and a detailed look at epilepsy care and treatment. Guests included: • Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern; • Marjorie Quint-Bouzid, […]

YMCA providing emergency child care in North Texas

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it was starting an effort this week to help families in the community who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis. The organization announced on Tuesday that it was given special approval by Dallas County Health and Human services to offer Emergency YMCA Child Care for […]

Health insurance for Texas children expected to be extended

In a story in this morning’s Dallas Morning News, Texas officials received some good pre-holiday tidings. They may not have to send out health insurance cancellation letters to nearly half a million kids three days before Christmas. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Wednesday said it’s very likely to give Texas enough […]

A Christmas to remember? Could 400,000 children lose health coverage?

More than 400,000 Texas kids might lose their health coverage right before Christmas, according to The Dallas Morning News in a report yesterday. The state needs $90 million more in federal funding or else it will cut off the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) on January 31, and will send notices about the program’s end […]