Posts Tagged ‘public policy’

“Human Side of Health Care” details Coronavirus and elderly with guests from Parkland, Medical City

Episode seven of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Trish Perl, Chief, Division of Infectious Disease at UT Southwestern and Parkland Health & Hospital System; • and Dr. Charles Herlihy, Medical Director of the Geriatric Behavioral […]

“The Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from UTSW, Texas Health and Hunt Regional

Episode five of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, February 2 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Dr. Ben Levine, cardiologist at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources; • Charles Smith, former executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission; […]

State of Reform to host annual conference Sept. 12 in Irving

State of Reform has a date in North Texas! After the past two years in Austin, the conference series bridging the gap between healthcare policy and political reality will host a busy agenda on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will […]

NTAHQ to host annual conference on May 15-16 in Dallas

The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) will be hosting its annual conference titled “The Healthcare Quality Professional” on May 15-16 in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15 and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 16. […]

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 […]

CHC hosts first “Mental Health First Aid” training with MHMR of Tarrant County

My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County hosted the first of what will be many training classes of Mental Health First Aid curriculum to attendees yesterday at its offices in Fort Worth. MHMR of Tarrant County is a partner of the North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) which has taken on the ambitious goal […]

North Texas collaborative to present “Behavioral Health Needs” on Jan. 9

The North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will present findings from its Regional Behavioral Health Needs Assessment on January 9 at a location TBD. Please mark your calendar. The presentation is from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and lunch will be provided. The report will cover the behavior health needs of 16 counties including Collin, […]

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 […]