CHC representatives attend today’s Dallas Hunger Summit

More than 100 attendees turned out today for the 6th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit hosted by the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions at the Cliff Temple Baptist Church in Dallas. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Dr. Sushma Sharma attended as a representative of the Community Health Collaborative. The Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions, created […]

Tickets/tables now available to DFWHC’s Annual Awards Luncheon

Tickets and tables of 10 are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 31 at the Arlington Convention Center. The official invitation and registration form can be found here. You can also register online here. Prime sponsorships are still available. This is a great opportunity to get your company’s […]

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief

The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the […]

Foundation’s TQI publishes report on “Operative Mortality”

A new report by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Texas Quality Initiative found an excessive number of unknown statuses for patients following coronary artery bypass surgery. Titled “Impact of Accurate 30-Day Status on Operative Mortality: Wanted Dead or Alive, Not Unknown” and published this month in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal […]

Speaker announced for Sept. 20 final DFWHC/Hall Render event

Robert Hicks, an attorney with Hall Render whose area of expertise is health law involving post-acute and long-term care providers, was announced today as the speaker of the September 20 educational event “Timeshare Arrangements for Visiting Physicians” from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving (please note the new location). […]

DFWHC Foundation, DFWHC and GroupOne team together for Hurricane Harvey donation

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, DFWHC and GroupOne Background Screening teamed together this week for a donation drive to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey in southeast and central Texas. In all, more than 1,820 items were collected and will be donated to Trusted World this afternoon. Trusted World’s mission is to be committed […]

Hurricane Harvey – How North Texans can help

Excerpted from a Dallas Morning News story by Cassandra Jaramillo and Loyd Brumfield Hundreds of Harvey evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the damage and danger of the storms. Here’s how North Texans can help, with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts: Volunteer: CITY OF DALLAS: Volunteers may be needed to help evacuees at […]

Donation Day to be held in Fort Worth

Excerpted from a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story by Lauren Gustus We’ve been glued to our phones and televisions since Harvey first struck Texas. The rains have passed but the need has not and will not. Families and friends are stuck in their homes. Many of us are keeping in touch but cannot get to them. […]

Get your name before the crowd – sponsorships available to DFWHC’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon

Prime sponsorships are available to the DFW Hospital Council’s 69th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 31 at the Arlington Convention Center. This is a great opportunity to get your company’s name before the 800-plus attendees or to simply honor the award recipients at this popular healthcare event. For 69 years, DFWHC’s Annual Awards Luncheon has […]

Time is running out to register for Aug. 30 Preceptor Academy in Irving

Time is running out to register for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy on Wednesday, August 30 at Medical City Healthcare Resource Center, 7200 N. State Highway 161, Plaza II, Suite 300 in Irving (on the campus of Medical City Las Colinas). The program is from 8:45 a.m. – […]