Posts Tagged ‘infection control’

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 […]

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 […]

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love

“We want the people of North Texas to please not panic regarding the COVID-19 virus. The virus has created increased hospitalizations over the past two weeks, but we have capacity in North Texas in our hospitals. The 19-county area (to include Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin counties) covered by ‘Trauma Service E’ has a little […]

Methodist, Baylor Scott & White and SW Transplant guests highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 22 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 changes in trauma care during these trying times and local teamwork involving organ donations and surgeries. Guests included: • Patti Niles, President/CEO, Southwest Transplant Alliance; • Dr. Darryl Amos, […]

Guests from Baylor Scott & White, UT Dallas highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 21 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 COVID-19 financial forecast in North Texas and the recent phenomenon of local residents’ fear of calling 9-1-1. Guests included: • John McCracken, Clinical Professor of Healthcare Management at […]

Guests from Prism Health and Texas Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 20 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 “new normal” as businesses begin to reopen in the community, hospital safety measures and a world-renown dyslexia program. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, Physician CEO at Prism […]

DFWHC magazine ad by Agency Creative details North Texas healthcare heroes

A centerfold ad from marketing firm Agency Creative that ran in the spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine detailed more than 145 North Texas hospital employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ad was the work of both Agency Creative and DFWHC staff as word was spread across hospital systems for […]

Guests from JPS and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 19 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 recent phenomenon of a dramatic decrease in 9-1-1 calls due to fear of COVID-19. The drop in calls has caused an increase in heart attack and stroke fatalities […]

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for […]