Foundation’s TQI speaks at national conference in Baltimore

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Texas Quality Initiative (TQI) took center stage last Thursday during the Society of Thoracic Surgeons event “Advances in Quality & Outcomes: A Data Managers Meeting” at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Before more than 600 attendees, Cathy Knoff, the director of TQI, and Syma Prince presented “Wanted […]

Nurse Preceptor Academy set for Oct. 21 in Arlington

We hope you can join us for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy, October 21 at Texas Health Resources’ corporate headquarters at 612 East Lamar Boulevard in Arlington. The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare professionals interested in learning about […]

Foundation releases 2015-2016 Annual Report

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation) released its 2015-2016 Annual Report to the public this week. This year’s edition, themed “A Helping Hand,” details each DFWHC Foundation department in addition to research and data projects over the past 12 months. You can view the report here. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. […]

Just one week until DFWHC’s Hot Topic meeting!

Last chance to register! It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council’s complimentary “Hot Topic” educational meeting “Every Cent Counts: Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement” on Thursday, September 29, at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Topics to be covered: • S-10 update; • 340B update; • Medicare […]

5th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit held today

More than 100 attendees turned out today for the 5th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit hosted by the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions at the Dallas County Schools Technology and Training Center. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s own Dr. Sushma Sharma attended as a representative of the Community Health Collaborative. The Dallas Coalition for Hunger […]

Tables and tickets now available to the Annual Awards Luncheon

Tables and tickets are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s 68th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 18 at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s event themed “Up for Debate: The Presidential Elections,” will showcase a lively discussion on the presidential candidates just weeks before the election. Tucker Carlson of FOX News and Eugene Robinson […]

Sue Pickens honored at Community Health Collaborative meeting

It was time to sadly bid farewell to Sue Pickens today during the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative meeting in Irving. Pickens, the long-time director of population medicine at Parkland Health & Hospital System for 23 years who announced her retirement last month, was honored today in what would be her final […]

Three weeks until Healthcare’s “Brave New World” on Oct. 5

Just three weeks until a discussion on a “Brave New World” in healthcare. Co-sponsoring with the DFW Hospital Council, the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management will be hosting the educational event “Healthcare Realignment: The Brave New World” on Wednesday, October 5 in the Davidson Auditorium on the UT Dallas campus. Guest panelists will […]

Foundation to host “Beating the Odds of Sepsis,” Oct. 27

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation will be hosting the educational meeting “Beating the Odds on Sepsis” on October 27 at the Texas Health Resources’ corporate offices at 612 East Lamar Boulevard in Arlington. The event will be held in the 7th floor classroom from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This complimentary event is pending approval for […]