Just 10 days until DFWHC event “False Claims Act Litigation”

Just 10 days until event No. 3 in the “Hot Topic Educational Series” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has been hosting this summer in association with Hall Render. On Thursday, August 31, DFWHC will present “False Claims Act Litigation and Internal Investigation Matters” from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for […]

Foundation presents community health needs to regional partners

As part of the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP9), DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation President Kristin Jenkins presented a community health needs assessment yesterday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Attendees included healthcare partners from Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties. Jenkins was supported by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research. The […]

DFWHC and Vestagen to host Dr. Royer event on healthcare future

What does the future hold? Attendees can find out Friday, September 15 when the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen co-host the educational event “The Acute Care Hospital of the Future: A Dangerous Place.” This complimentary “Lunch & Learn” will be highlighted by speaker Dr. Thomas Royer, former president/CEO of CHRISTUS Health and author of […]

IQSC calls for abstracts prior to first annual meeting

It’s a data warehouse party! Abstracts are now being accepted for poster display and/or oral presentation for the First Annual DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center (IQSC) Educational Event on November 16 at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. This year’s program is themed “Healthcare Data: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive.” Deadline for abstracts […]

Day two of Patient Safety Summit attracts 373 attendees

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit is continuing today, with more than 370 attendees present. The overall total for the two days makes the event the most successful in history. “We’re thrilled by the participation,” said Patti Taylor, event coordinator and director of quality and patient safety […]

NBCDFW-TV covers Patient Safety Summit and Vestagen scrubs

Thanks to a first-ever Dallas visit of Dr. Abdusalam Nasidi, the former director of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control who worked the front lines during Africa’s recent Ebola outbreak, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit received some news coverage last night on NBCDFW-TV. The segment detailed not only the Summit, […]

Foundation’s Patient Safety Summit attracts 300-plus

It’s a crowded house today for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. More than 300 attendees are presently listening to the discussion from an Ebola Panel to include Dr. Abdulsalami Nasidi, Executive Director of the Regional Centre for Disease Control of the Economic […]

Fall session of Preceptor Academy set for Sept. 20 in Dallas

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy will host a fall session on Wednesday, September 20 at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital in the Education Center Auditorium at 6201 Harry Hines Boulevard in Dallas, Texas. The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is […]

Foundation to conduct domestic violence survey

Working with the DFW Intimate Partner Domestic Violence Coalition, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation will conduct a survey in August of North Texas hospitals to review the screening criteria for violence reporting. According to the World Health Organization, there is a growing recognition of the health burden of intimate partner violence (IPV). Given that IPV […]

DFWHC teams with Vestagen to promote ground-breaking scrubs and lab coats

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. today announced a partnership to promote the company’s VESTEX® Active Barrier (1) healthcare apparel. The VESTEX fabric combines fluid repellency and antimicrobial technologies into comfortable healthcare worker scrubs and lab coats. The teaming is expected to benefit North Texas hospitals by introducing them to […]