Hospital’s “hacked data” – March 29 event to detail case study

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in association with Hall Render will host the complimentary educational event “HACKED: The case of a hospital’s data held HOSTAGE” on Thursday, March 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. Mark Swearingen, an attorney at Hall Render who personally oversaw the case of […]

Life is a priority – “Active Shooter Training” seminar just one week away

Life is a priority. Active shooter events at a healthcare facility present unique challenges. Healthcare professionals may be faced with a decision about what to do with patients. Visitors will be present and patients or staff may not be able to evacuate due to age, injury or illness. These topics and more will be discussed […]

DFWHC and Alzheimer’s Association to host March 8 event

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the Alzheimer’s Association is inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease during the educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children […]

Sponsorships now available to 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon

Sponsorships are now available to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. Last year, 15 recipients were honored from a pool of more than 130 nominees. This year’s theme is “Caregivers Matter: A Survivor’s […]

Nominee forms are now available to 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon

Nominee forms are now available to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. Last year, 15 recipients were honored from a pool of more than 130 nominees. This year’s theme is “Caregivers Matter: A […]

Local healthcare partners release “Community Needs Assessment”

A comprehensive “Community Needs Assessment Report” was released to the public last week detailing significant shortages in mental health therapy, rural physicians, diabetes awareness and maternal health. The report was produced by the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP 9), one of 20 regional teams the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has defined for the […]

What should you do? “Active Shooter Training” course two weeks away

What should you do? According to Captain Dan Birbeck of the Dallas County Hospital District Police Department, you should Avoid, Deny and Defend (ADD). Learn this and more in two weeks during the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) proactive presentation “Active Shooter Training: What to do in the Healthcare Workplace” on Wednesday, February 21 from […]

Smart Justice Project program to help area patients

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation On January 23, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted the first Meadows Smart Justice Project Collaborative meeting here at our offices. In attendance were representatives from Texas Health Resources, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Baylor Scott and White Health, Meadows Policy Institute, Loopback […]

Just four days until Feb. 7 “Behavioral Health Network” webinar

Just four days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary webinar “Creation of High Performance Behavioral Health Network” on February 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hosted in association with Blaze Advisors, learn first-hand how a U.S. health system resolved issues with inappropriate admissions while improving behavioral healthcare for patients. Mike Rhoades, CEO […]

Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 25

A celebration of dedicated North Texas hospital employees, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set for April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. The 2018 winners will be announced at the event from a pool of more than 130 nominees. The theme of […]