A full house turned out for this morning’s Speed Networking event hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. A fun opportunity to meet and greet healthcare executives, the event was attended by representatives of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Health System, Best Receivables Management, Maxim Healthcare Services, PediaPlex, iCare, Max Maxwell Law Practice, P.C. and Physician’s Medical Practice Management Magazine. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins served as host of the networking event. DFWHC’s next Speed Networking is set for Thursday, November 3. Details soon to follow.
The minutes are ticking down to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Speed Networking event tomorrow morning from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Reverchon Room of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Just how much can you learn in four minutes? Register to find out as 50 healthcare and business executives will meet one-on-one until the whistle is blown for said time and then move on to the next executive. This event is a great tool to meet and greet other North Texas healthcare executives. Last chance to register for one of DFWHC’s most popular events. And don’t forget to bring your business cards!
Our own Kristin Jenkins, president of the DFWHC Foundation, will be serving as host of this event complimentary to all DFWHC hospital and associate members. Coffee, beverages and continental breakfast will be available.
To register, click here.
For additional information, please contact Chris Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You don’t want to miss the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Patient Safety Summit, October 27-28 at the Norris Conference Centers in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square. Titled “Drive the Difference: Leading Innovation in Patient Safety,” this summit will examine creative approaches to coordinating and delivering safe, quality care in ambulatory settings.
• Improving information flow among teams;
• Avoiding medication and diagnostic errors that occur in primary environments;
• Creating solutions through resilient systems, team practice and education.
For full information on the event or to register, click here.
A full house of 250-plus attendees are participating in today’s Patient Safety Summit at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. The annual DFW Hospital Council Foundation event themed “Communication is Key,” was highlighted this morning by keynote speaker John Nance. The pilot, author and renown business leader has been crucial in pioneering the recent renaissance in hospital patient safety. A founder of the National Patient Safety Foundation, Nance’s creative presentation was highlighted by numerous videos and unique detail on creating an effective system of prevention and wellness.
Additional speakers have included Linda Stimmel, regional managing partner of Wilson Elser, discussing “The Art of Apology,” Karen Garvey, president of safety and clinical risk management at Parkland Health & Hospital System detailing “Care for Caregivers,” and Dr. Oren Guttman of the University of Tennessee Haslam College of Business with the topic “Cognitive Errors in Healthcare.”
Soon to follow are Marcie Williams of Medical Protective to discuss “TeamSTEPPS,” and Ed Leigh, the founder and director of the Center for Healthcare Communication with the presentation “Engaging your Patients.”
Platinum sponsors of the event are Allied BioScience, Methodist Health System, Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern Medical Center.
The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hopes you can “mark your calendar” for its 68th Annual Awards Luncheon on October 18 at the Arlington Convention Center. The reception begins at 11:00 a.m. and the ballroom doors open at 11:40 a.m.
DFWHC is proud to announce Tucker Carlson of FOX news and Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post will serve as keynote speakers to discuss what is sure to be one of the more energetic and storied presidential elections in U.S. history. Lauren Silverman of KERA News will serve as debate moderator.
Stay tuned as award recipients will be announced later this month. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at email@example.com or call 972-719-4900.