DFWHC Foundation awarded second phase of funding for community mental health program

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today it was awarded the second phase of funding for its Community Mental Health Grant Program from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). With seven North Texas counties without psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers throughout the region ranking below national […]

NTX Institute for Nurse Educators registration deadline is set for Oct. 6!

The deadline to register for the virtual North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators is set for October 6, with the sessions to take place October 15, 22 and 29. The three webinar sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m., CDT and will be 2-3 hours in length. This year’s theme is “Empowering Nurse Educators,” with CNEs […]

Guests from JPS, Texas Health and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 38 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on Sepsis Awareness and North Texas COVID-19 research. Guests included: • Kathy Watts, Clinical Sepsis Coordinator, JPS Health Network; • Jessica Aguilar, Clinical Sepsis Nurse, JPS Health Network; […]

DFWHC and VitaCorpo to co-host Oct. 7 webinar “Workforce Readiness”

During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo will co-host the webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work” on Wednesday, October 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A VitaCorpo expert panel to include Greg Harris, Herman Hill and Jody […]

Day three of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit continues!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation pilots are in the cockpit! Patti Taylor and Lisé Sanchez are navigating Session 3 of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit as we speak as Lara Burnside, Brittany Hendrickson and Anne Van Dyke are discussing “Patient and Family Engagement.” They will be followed by Valere Lemon of Health Catalyst as […]

TCU and UNTHSC’s Surgeon Generals Roundtable set for tomorrow evening – DFWHC discount available!

A special complimentary discount is available to all DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hospital members to the Surgeons General Roundtable “Health Disparities Coming to the Forefront in the Era of COVID-19” set for tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m., CDT. Co-hosted by Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), the […]

North Texas hospital employees honored in virtual video

A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon virtual video was posted on Monday announcing this year’s recipients. More than 130 nominees were acknowledged, with recipients announced from a pool of 55 area hospitals. The video can be viewed here. Due […]

North Texas hospital employees honored in virtual video dropped today!

A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon virtual video was posted this morning announcing this year’s recipients. More than 130 nominees were acknowledged, with recipients coming from a pool of 55 area hospitals. The video can be viewed here. Due […]

Recipients of the 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon to be announced Monday!

Drum roll please! The award recipients of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon have been chosen and will be announced in a virtual video to be dropped on Monday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person Luncheon was cancelled in June. “Our Board of Trustees decided it was […]

Day two of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit continues!

Session 2 of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit started today with Audrey Cortez of Interactive Quality, LLC discussing nurse resiliency. She will be followed by Winjie Tang Miao of Texas Health Resources to detail shifting priorities in today’s patient safety environment. The virtual Summit will continue to take place over […]