Annual Patient Safety Summit set to begin Sept. 7

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 16th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 7 and continue September 14, 21 and 28. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CT.

This year’s Summit is themed “Reset and Recharge: Back to Basics in Healthcare,” and will be highlighted by Keynote Speaker Alex Dorr from Reality Based Leadership, LLC. Dorr’s presentation is titled “The Reality of Peace, Happiness and Great Results at Work,” and will detail counterintuitive strategies for a more enlightened and strategic way of viewing the true value of an employee’s talents.

The Summit will also feature sessions by The Joint Commission on “Health Equity” and “Sexual Assault/Abuse Standard.” Additional topics include “How to Protect Your License Before the Board,” “Drug Diversion: A comprehensive process for prevention and identify,” “Putting the Care in Care” and “A Time for Renewal.”

There will be 6.0 hours of continuing education credits available, pending approval.

Sponsorships and tickets are now available. You can find information here.

For information, please contact Patti Taylor at

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and the DFW Hospital Council Foundation. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.