Posts Tagged ‘Community Health’

Free COVID-19 testing in Fort Worth

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is available in Fort Worth from August 4-8 at Jarvis High School. Testing will be available without appointment from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1411 Maydell Street. No advanced registration is required, though all persons being tested will need to have a telephone due to […]

#NTXDoesItRight Outreach

We hope everyone is having a great Friday! We are excited to let you know that Dallas County Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign to promote its COVID-19 community health guidelines. In collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and the Dallas Zoo, they have created the #NTXDoesItRight campaign to encourage North […]

Foundation Blog – Supporting a successful recovery

Blog by Jen Miff, President, DFWHC Foundation While we work together to optimize our regions’ immediate and continued pandemic response, it is critical to also keep an eye toward longer-term objectives that will support a successful recovery. Even as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has facilitated collaboration and cooperation […]

“Great Influenza” author and Hall Render guest highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 29 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 a comparison of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic and today’s COVID-19 pandemic, plus a detailed look at telehealth. Guests included: • John M. Barry, bestselling author of “The Great […]

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

Episode 28 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 the latest COVID-19 epidemiology and behavioral health. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO […]

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

Episode 27 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the COVID-19 prevention and women’s health services. Guests included: • Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health; • Dr. Sheri Puffer, OBGYN, Women’s Health Services; • and Pat […]

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

Episode 26 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent impact of innovative technologies in health care and the ongoing struggles to promote opioid alternatives. Guests included: • Winjie Tang Miao, Senior Executive VP and Chief Experience […]

Guests from Texas Scottish Rite and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 25 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a groundbreaking new hospital program “Unconditional Positive Regard” and nurse navigation during COVID-19. Guests included: • Ashleigh Kinney, Director of Patient Experience, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; • […]

DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love releases new statement on COVID-19

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love: “We understand that the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations is creating concern in our community. We certainly understand and appreciate Governor Abbott’s efforts on behalf of public safety to preserve hospital capacity and ensure treatment for Texans that are infected with COVID-19. In the spirit […]