DFWHC and the hospitals of North Texas announce one minute of silence on Oct. 26

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe one minute of silence on Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 p.m. in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday. The DFWHC is asking its member hospitals […]

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

Episode 42 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 Halloween safety and treatment options for hip injuries. Guests included: • Mary Harrell, RN, Trauma Injury Prevention Coordinator at Medical City Dallas and […]

New study finds North Texas hospitals provide an economic impact of $38.4 billion to region

A report released today by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) shows healthcare to be one of the most prominent contributors to the North Texas economy with an economic impact of $38.4 billion to the region, a $7.7 billion increase from a similar study conducted by DFWHC in 2017. The study was commissioned by DFWHC’s […]

New “Mental Health Recovery Workshop” set for November 13!

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 on Sunday, November 13 from 1:00 […]

DFWHC Foundation’s virtual “Opioid Discussion” continues Oct. 27!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will continue its live virtual “Opioid Discussion” with the topic “The Scary Path to the Opioid Epidemic” on Thursday, October 27 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m., CST. Denise French, QMHP, of the Helen Farabee Centers will serve as guest speaker. The complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, […]

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

Episode 41 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 Breast Cancer Awareness Month and symptoms of autism. Guests included: • Janet St. James, Assistant Vice President, PR and Media Communications at Medical […]

Guests from Parkland Health and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 40 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 Breast Cancer Awareness Month and back-to-school mental health. Guests included: • Christina Mintner, Senior Vice President of Population Health and Homes at Parkland […]

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 […]