Record turnout for this morning’s “Falls Prevention” webinar

A record number of 298 registrants is awaiting the beginning of this morning’s educational webinar “Redesigning Patient Education: Patient Engagement and Autonomy and how to use these techniques to decrease patient falls.” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation event will detail innovative techniques to engage hospital employees in “falls prevention.” Patricia Quigley, PhD, ARNP, CRRN, […]

Tickets selling fast to Aug. 9-10 Patient Safety Summit

Tickets are selling fast to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 9-10 at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. This year’s Summit is being held in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services’ 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference. Titled “Stand Up for Safety!,” the event will be […]

Foundation and CMS to host “Emergency Preparedness”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) will be hosting the educational event “Emergency Preparedness: Regulation Implementation” on Tuesday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This complimentary event is intended for hospital executives, emergency […]

Two weeks until “Falls Prevention” webinar!

It’s just two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s July 11 educational webinar detailing innovative techniques to engage hospital patients in “falls prevention.” Titled “Redesigning Patient Education: Patient Engagement and Autonomy and how to use these techniques to decrease patient falls,” the event begins at 10:00 a.m. CST. Patricia Quigley, PhD, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, […]

Patient Safety Summit – submissions for storyboard scholarships due July 14

Have you or your hospital made progress in an improvement effort? If so, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation is taking submissions for storyboard scholarships in advance of its 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 9-10 at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. Applications are due by July 14. Awards will be announced July 19. […]

Senate unveils health care bill

The closely guarded Senate health care bill written behind closed doors has become public. The unveiling of the legislation marks the first time the majority of the Senate GOP conference gets a comprehensive look at the health care proposal. With Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week, senators only have a […]

Agenda and speakers announced for Patient Safety Summit

The official agenda and speakers to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit were announced today. Themed “Stand Up for Safety!,” the educational event is being held in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services which will be hosting its 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference simultaneously. The seminar will […]

Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 9-10

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services will be hosting the 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit and the 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference, August 9-10 at the Marriot Las Colinas Hotel in Irving. Titled “Stand Up for Safety!,” the event will be highlighted by Dr. Abdusalam […]

What does the regional FSRDC mean to you?

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation In April, a Federal Reserve Bank-led coalition of universities and the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation were awarded the designation as a Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) by the National Science Foundation. Why does it matter to our healthcare systems and partners? The designation allows […]