Guests from Texas Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Healthcare”

Episode 46 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the dangerous ramifications of sports concussions and the prevention of pedestrian accidents. Guests included: • Dr. Katherine Kester, Sports Medicine Physician, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen; • […]

Submissions for hospital “COVID-19 Heroes” being accepted thru Dec. 31, 2020

As a tribute to the many healthcare heroes working at our North Texas hospitals, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is continuing to accept submissions for its “COVID-19 Heroes” campaign through Dec. 31, 2020. “The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll in so many ways on our community, and most especially our healthcare heroes working […]

Sherry Cusumano named vice chair of Community Health Collaborative

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that Sherry Cusumano, RN, LCDC, MS, administrative director of community education and clinical development at Medical City Green Oaks, will serve as vice chair of the organization’s North Texas Community Health Collaborative. Cusumano will join Ashleigh Kinney, director of family services and child life at Scottish Rite […]

Foundation virtual events have now been posted online

Sessions from the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s recent virtual events including the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators and the 4th Annual Information and Quality Services (IQSC) Data Summit have now been posted online. The 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit was hosted over four two-hour sessions on September […]

Guests from Children’s Health and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 45 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the potential third wave of COVID-19 in North Texas and how to prevent sports injuries. Guests included: • Dr. Troy Smurawa, Director of Sports Medicine, Andrews Institute, […]

14th Annual TAHIT Symposium set for Nov. 20-21

Mark your calendars! The Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT) will be hosting its 14th Annual Symposium and Career Fair, November 20-21. The virtual event will be highlighted by Keynote Speaker Mara Youdelman, managing attorney of the Health Law Program. She will be discussing “What’s the State of Language Access Laws and Policies?” […]

APNA Mental Health Nursing Program begins Nov. 20

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) will be hosting a virtual “Recovery to Practice Program” on November 20, December 4 or December 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., CDT. There will be 8.0 Contact Hours available, with the event facilitated by Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS, senior director at Alvarez & Marsal; Rebecca […]

DFWHC’s Fall Interlocutor is now available

The fall edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the latest national developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also read about the recipients of DFWHC’s Annual Awards and the DFWHC Foundation’s Employee of the Year Awards. Hard copies will be […]

Guests from AHA and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 44 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the overall reaction to COVID-19 by American hospitals and sports injuries in the community. Guests included: • Rick Pollack, President/CEO, American Hospital Association; • and Dr. Shane […]

Day two of the Foundation’s IQSC Data Summit continues today!

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Fourth Annual Data Summit will kick off today from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CDT. The sessions will include: • “Avoiding Visualization Misuse and Disillusion by Understanding Your Stakeholders,” Maggi Savo, Healthcare Improvement Analytics Director at Baylor Scott & White […]