Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Deadline to purchase tickets and tables is today at 5:00 p.m. They can be found here. Hall Render, CampbellWilson, LLP and GroupOne Background Screening have […]

Methodist Mansfield’s Price named Rex McRae recipient

Brandii Price, a nurse extern at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center and a student at Mountain View College, was named this week as the 2018 recipient of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Rex McRae Scholarship. The annual award honors a student pursuing a healthcare career in nursing or allied health professions in North Texas. Price […]

Foundation hosts Preceptor Academy for 75 attendees at UTSW

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center hosted its second North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy of the year April 13 at the UT Southwestern William P. Clements, Jr. University Hospital. The day-long event attracted 75 attendees. The Preceptor Academy is for healthcare professionals interested in learning about precepting, with sessions designed to help the beginner […]

Gerber and DFWHC to co-host May 23 conference detailing “Economic Burden of Allergies”

For the first time, the DFW Hospital Council and Gerber will partner together to co-host the May 23 educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This complimentary breakfast event will be highlighted by guest speaker Andrea […]

Six Sigma Green Belt classes continue this week

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is hosting its continuing series of Lean “Six Sigma” presentations with green belt classes from April 9-12 at offices in Las Colinas for 29 participants from hospitals across North Texas. Stephen Griffin served as this week’s instructor. Sponsored by the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), Six Sigma’s Green Belt […]

Hot topic “Cybersecurity” discussion set for May 10

Just what is the landscape when it comes to cybersecurity and compliance? A difficult one these days if you read local headlines. Find the answers when the DFW Hospital Council in association with Konica Minolta hosts the May 10 educational meeting “Cybersecurity and Compliance: Navigating the Landscape” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from […]

Just 20 days until Employee of the Year Luncheon – tables/tickets still available!

Just 20 days and counting down until the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Tickets and tables of 10 are still available. During the event, 15 recipients will be honored from a pool of more than 130 nominees. This year’s theme is […]

Going green and good community health

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is participating in a region-wide collaborative Park Project involving a partnership between the City of Dallas, the Trust for Public Land, Parkland Health & Hospital System and the Foundation’s own Information and Quality Services Center. The Trust for Public Land […]

“National Public Health Week” celebrated at the Foundation!

Join the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in celebrating National Public Health Week to become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. The DFWHC Foundation is celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing a strong public health system. During the […]

Dallas team releases latest stats on infant sleep-related deaths

The Dallas County Child Death Review Team released the latest statistics from the years 2012-2016 on infant sleep-related deaths this month. The numbers revealed an unsafe sleep environment was the leading cause of death among children in Dallas County under the age of one and 78 percent of the deaths were among children who were […]