Did you know today is National Recovery Day?

Did you know today is National Recovery Day? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) designated September as National Recovery Month to increase public awareness around mental health and addiction recovery. You may know the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) as the voice of North Texas hospitals that drives education and quality initiatives, […]

DFWHC and UTA webinar “Improving Provider Practice Outcomes” has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation complimentary webinar “Improving Provider Practice Outcomes: The Case for Community-based Data Analysis for Actionable Results” originally broadcast on September 29 has been posted online. Speakers included Dr. Charles Johnson, Director of Academic Advising at UT Arlington; Dr. Mari Tietze, Myrna Pickard […]

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit closes out today!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit will officially close out today after its fourth and final session from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. An average of 250 attendees from hospitals across North Texas have participated during each previous session on September 8, 15 and 22. “It’s been a great […]

Sepsis awareness with guests from Parkland, JPS and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 39 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed Sepsis Awareness Month and vascular health. Guests included: • Ryan Reid, RN, Clinical Program Coordinator, Parkland Health; • Jessica Aguilar, RN, Clinical Sepsis […]

DFWHC and UTA’s “Improving Provider Practice Outcomes” webinar is next Thursday – 1.0 HIMSS CEU available!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation complimentary webinar “Improving Provider Practice Outcomes: The Case for Community-based Data Analysis for Actionable Results” is next Thursday, September 29 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., CST. There will be 1.0 HIMSS CEU available. This event has almost sold out – register today! Speakers […]

Hall-of-Fame announcer and guest from Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 38 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed two inspiring personal stories involving an on-the-road medical issue and an immigrant arriving in the U.S. to become a surgeon and author. Guests […]

DFWHC sponsors star-studded “I’m Listening” suicide prevention program on Sept. 21

For the third straight year, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) will sponsor the local airing of “I’m Listening,” a national suicide prevention program to be broadcast on Wednesday, September 21. As part of Audacy’s ongoing mental health initiative, in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, this year’s campaign will be broadcast from 6:00 […]

Guests from Medical City and Parkland discuss NTX mental health issues on “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 37 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. On the 21st anniversary of 9-11, the discussion detailed mental health issues for both children and adults alike. Guests included: • Dr. Dante Burgos, Medical Director […]

“Mental Health Recovery Workshop” is this Sunday!

Are you concerned for loved ones or your community? Do you have a passion to help others? If so, please learn how to become part of the solution! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting a new “Recovery Workshop: ROCC Stars Unite” program this Sunday, September 18 from 1:00 […]

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit starts in two days!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off in two days this Thursday, September 8 and continue September 15, 22 and 29. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Strength and Courage in the […]