Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Details of the Texas State Health Plan

By Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation In November of even-numbered years, the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) updates the Texas State Health Plan and submits their work to the governor. This legally-required plan seeks to ensure health-planning activities and that healthcare is provided in a cost-effective manner. The 2019-2020 update addresses many […]

Foundation sponsors event during “Healthcare Quality Week” at Parkland

In honor of “Healthcare Quality Week,” October 21-27, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation sponsored Lee Ann Franklin’s presentation “Employee Well-Being and Resilience” on Tuesday at Parkland Health & Hospital System. The event was attended by 20-plus. Franklin, the director of spiritual care and ethics at JPS Health Network, is an ordained pastor, a board-certified chaplain […]

Foundation’s Dr. Sharma to be panelist at Global People’s Summit on Sept. 22

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s own Dr. Sushma Sharma will serve as a panelist during the “Dallas Global People’s Hub: Reimagine Our Community” on September 22 at The Brain Performance Institute in Dallas. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will take place during The Global People’s Summit and is hosted by The […]

Summer Interlocutor is now available

The summer edition of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click on the graphic below to read the latest on DFWHC’s upcoming 70th Annual Awards Luncheon and a column by Steve Love on the rising uninsured rates in Texas. You will also find guest articles on the DFW Intimate Partner Violence Coalition, […]

DFWHC announces its Year-Round Sponsors for 2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is proud to announce Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will return as its Year-Round Sponsors for 2018. The designation allows the two companies to be the top sponsors at all major DFWHC events including its 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 and the 70th Annual Awards […]

Leadership North Texas Health Day underway

The North Texas Commission’s Leadership North Texas Class 9 Health Day kicked off this morning at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. The theme for this year’s event is “The Social Determinants of Health,” with 14 speakers and six sessions. DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love provided a federal and state […]

Study finds healthcare has grown into the second largest sector in North Texas

Based on employment and earnings, healthcare has grown into the second largest sector in North Texas, according to a report released today by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC). The economic impact of the 90 DFWHC-member hospitals on the North Texas economy is $18.4 billion in labor income, a $4.4 billion increase from an identical […]

DFWHC and Foundation’s popular Speed Networking set for March 30

The DFW Hospital Council and the Foundation will be holding its first Speed Networking event of 2017 on Thursday, March 30 in the Reverchon Room at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This complimentary breakfast event from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. is a great way for area executives to meet-and-greet in a timed format. […]

City of Dallas creates webpage specific to healthcare industry

In an attempt to reduce waste, the city of Dallas adopted a plan to achieve zero waste by 2040. Created in 2013, the “Zero Waste Plan” will provide waste diversion goals and timelines specific to residents and businesses in the city. Residents and business leaders may find information on the plan by clicking here. Healthcare […]

Thank You to North Texas Hospital Employees

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation’s (DFWHC Foundation) 17th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is just a few days away on Thursday, April 18. This is one of my favorite DFWHC Foundation events because it gives us a chance to recognize one of the hospital’s most important assets – employees and volunteers. These people […]