Foundation to promote Sepsis Awareness Month

Working with the Sepsis Alliance, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will participate in multiple events in the coming weeks to promote “Sepsis Awareness Month.” The annual campaign began in 2011 when the Sepsis Alliance designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month. Upcoming projects include: • The Sepsis Awareness Superhero Challenge; • Distribution of the Sepsis […]

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” to air in Spanish tomorrow morning

A live, two-hour broadcast of “I’m Listening,” will air tomorrow morning in Spanish from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on 107.5 La Grande FM. The program will kick off a busy weekend of radio conversation to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, […]

DFWHC sponsors “I’m Listening” broadcast to raise awareness on mental health

Set your radio dials on September 8 for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health […]

Foundation’s “Nurse Educator” seminar set for Oct. 16

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s “North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators” is set for October 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Formerly the Summer Institute, this educational event is themed “Nursing Trends,” with five seminars including two panel discussions. This event is a great opportunity to […]

IQSC Third Annual Data Summit set for Nov. 15

Save the date and mark your calendars! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Third Annual Data Summit is set for Friday, November 15 at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch. The agenda is still being determined for the all-day seminar. We can tell you Katherine Rowell, co-founder and principal of […]

Texas study detailing violence against nurses released this week

The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) this week released the results of a survey detailing violence against nurses in the workplace. Titled “2018 Workplace Violence Against Nurses – Facility Survey,” the report included information from state hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies and freestanding emergency medical centers. “The purpose of the survey […]

Patient Safety Summit presentations posted online

Whew! Our DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation staff worked night and day to post the recordings from their 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1. Now, you can view each presentation individually on the DFWHC Foundation’s very own YouTube channel. Presentations include: • “Clinician Well Being/Burnout/Resilience” – Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of American Hospital […]

More than 80 attendees turnout for “High-Level Disinfection” event

More than 80 attendees were present for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on Monday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA surveyor, served as keynote speakers. […]

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 71st Annual Awards Luncheon, the sad passing of two Distinguished Health Service Award recipients, and the final column of Kristin Tesmer, who will be leaving the DFWHC Foundation after 10 years. Hard […]