Guests from UTSW and Texas Health highlight the 100th episode of “The Human Side of Health Care”

A hearty congrats to “The Human Side of Health Care” team as they broadcast the 100th episode of the radio program on Sunday. Episode 49 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly show aired on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the North Texas arrival of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 and […]

Department of Labor Grant has trained 2,000 apprentices

During National Apprenticeship Week from November 15-20, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced after two years of the Dallas College Department of Labor Apprenticeship Grant, training had been provided for approximately 2,000 apprentices in 21 occupations. The occasion marked the halfway point of the four-year grant, with the DFWHC Foundation working with nine North […]

Discussion on Omicron variant and guests from Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 48 of the second year 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 detailed the surging Omicron variant of COVID-19, new surgical procedures for carotid arteries and an inspirational story of a local immigrant turned physician. Guests included: […]

Foundation’s committee creates new definition for workplace violence

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. After multiple meetings, the committee has created a new definition for workplace violence. The updated interpretation: “Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring at the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, […]

Foundation’s “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and Genesis Women’s Shelter educational webinar “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence: A Part of the Solution” originally broadcast on October 14 has been posted online. Speakers included Elizabeth Wheeler Test, senior director of strategy and operations at Genesis Shelter; Mary Ann Contreras, injury and violence prevention manager at JPS Health […]

Foundation’s IQSC Data Summit virtual event has now been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 5th Annual Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Data Summit originally broadcast November 3-4 has now been posted online. The Summit was highlighted by Dr. Philip Huang, director of the Dallas County Health and Human Services, serving as keynote speaker to discuss the challenges and analytics utilized for COVID-19 […]

Guests from Texas Health, Children’s Health and Parkland highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 47 of the second year 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 detailed healthy forms of weight loss, “Long COVID,” childhood seizures and maternal care after pregnancy. Guests included: • Dr. Ruby Shah, Founder of Vitality Weight […]

Guests from Parkland highlight inspirational edition of “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 46 of the second year 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 detailed an immigrant’s journey towards becoming a nurse and safety tips from the North Texas Poison Center. Guests included: • Perla Sanchez-Perez, Covid-19 ICU Nurse […]

DFWHC’s Fall 2021 Interlocutor is now available

The Fall 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read the “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign with more than 1,000 hospital submissions. You can also read about DFWHC’s 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon in which 21 healthcare leaders were honored. Hard copies will […]

Guests from Texas Health, Parkland and Kindred highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 45 of the second year 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 detailed injury prevention, new Afib procedures and the unique care of long-term hospital patients. Guests included: • Cathy Glenn, Injury Prevention Trauma Outreach at Texas […]