Posts Tagged ‘public health’

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 […]

Guests from Baylor S&W and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 24 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 re-opening of hospital services during COVID-19 and an innovative hip and knee replacement program allowing residents to live a pain-free lifestyle. Guests included: • Mike Sanborn, President, Baylor […]

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly […]

Guests from Baylor S&W, Medical City and TSRHC highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 23 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 available COVID-19 resources and a “Work Return” program developed in North Texas that has been implemented across the U.S. Guests included: • Dr. Ann Warren, Co-director Trauma Research, Baylor […]

Virtual NAMI Walk 2020 raises mental health awareness in North Texas

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas hosted its annual walk on Saturday, May 30 to bring North Texans together for raising awareness and addressing mental health disparities in the community. Themed “A National Day of Hope,” the NAMI walk was one of the largest community movements in North Texas which brings residents […]

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, […]

Foundation thanks hospitals during Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949 in the U.S., May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation would like to thank hospitals, local mental health authorities, partners and leaders for supporting the “10,000 Lives Program” for North Texas. With seven North Texas counties having no […]

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 […]