DFWHC Board honors “Hospitals Against Violence”

In honor of today’s second annual national day of awareness for “Hospitals Against Violence,” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Directors stood for a photograph to display unity with hospitals across the U.S. The campaign was the brainchild of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with a goal to focus national attention on ending all […]

Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon now available online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center is now available online. A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, more than 700 attendees turned out to honor 135 nominees and 16 announced winners from a pool of 56 area hospitals. Rebekah Gregory, […]

Yellow belts awarded to 69 Six Sigma graduates

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation completed its third series of Lean “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt presentations yesterday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. The graduation ceremony honored 69 participants from hospitals across North Texas. A total of 19 hospital groups participated in the program involving problem-solving exercises to assist with patient […]

Just one week until DFWHC webinar detailing new PACS technology

Are you part of the evolution? Find out in just one week when the DFW Hospital Council and Konica Minolta will host the June 6 webinar “exa-PACS: Taking WORKFLOW where you want it to go” from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Register today for this complimentary webinar to learn about the evolution of healthcare IT in […]

HRET HIIN Roadshow attracts 40-plus in Dallas

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation joined forces with the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) roadshow yesterday at the DFW Airport Marriott Hotel in Irving. The all-day workshop detailed high-reliability organizations and leadership engagement to 40-plus attendees from hospitals across North Texas. The workshop sessions promoted skill building that […]

Active Shooter Training Workshop on June 21

Both Tarrant and Dallas counties will host an Active Shooter Consequence Management Training Workshop on Thursday, June 21 at the Richardson Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The educational event is geared towards emergency managers, emergency responders, health and hospital personnel, municipal and county managers, public works personnel, human resource directors and other […]

North Texas collaborative makes appearance at D.C. conference

Representatives of the North Texas Community Health Collaborative were invited to the nation’s capital on April 22- April 25 to discuss “Accelerating the Impact of Population Approaches to Mental Health First Aid” during the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Maryland. The event attracted more than […]

Preceptor Academy set for June 29 at Medical City Dallas

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy will host its third session of 2018 on Friday, June 29 at Medical City Dallas Hospital within its City Hall in Building E. The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare professionals interested in learning […]

Gerber expert to make first-ever Dallas appearance next week

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council and Gerber educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” on May 23 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Highlighting the complimentary conference is Dr. Andrea Papamandjaris as keynote speaker and making her first-ever […]

Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 13-14

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is scheduled for August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety,” with Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation, and Dave Dravecky, the former pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, serving as keynote speakers. Sessions […]