DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16

An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor […]

DFWHC accepts award for community work on mental health

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas presented its 2018 Community Awards on December 6 during a dinner ceremony at the Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in Dallas. Recipients included the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) for its work in increasing mental health awareness by sponsoring “I’m Listening,” a radio program that inspired community […]

New Federal Statistical Research Data Center opens in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was on hand Dec. 5 for the official opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins and Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research, serve as board members of […]

Just one week until DFWHC/Flatirons webinar!

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; […]

Mental Health First Aid training hosted today in Dallas

A second round of classes in Mental Health First Aid training continued today for 20-plus attendees at the offices of the Community Council of Greater Dallas. Hosted by the Community Council and the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority, the classes are the first to take place in the community. Mental Health First Aid is an […]

Details of the Texas State Health Plan

By Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation In November of even-numbered years, the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) updates the Texas State Health Plan and submits their work to the governor. This legally-required plan seeks to ensure health-planning activities and that healthcare is provided in a cost-effective manner. The 2019-2020 update addresses many […]

Fall Interlocutor is now available

The Fall edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read the latest on the new grant awarded to the Foundation to provide Mental Health First Aid training to 12 North Texas counties. You can also check out a recap of the DFWHC’s 70th Annual Awards […]

Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is on the home stretch!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is on the home stretch today at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Highlights today have included Vikas Chowdhry of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation discussing “Show Me the Value!” A discussion prior to lunch detailed “Hospital […]

And we’re off…Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is underway!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit kicked off this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Analytics to Action!,” this year’s event will include 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. With more than 125 […]

Last chance to register for Tuesday’s IQSC Data Summit!

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on Tuesday, November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. You […]