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Jen Miff named to Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Jen Miff, President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in Irving, Texas, to the Board of Examiners for the 2021 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence. […]

Guests from Medical City and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 30 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed new technologies in neonatal intensive care and best health practices when it comes to your spine and back. Guests included: • Dr. Clair Schwendeman, […]

DFWHC and 6SigmaTek webinar “Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training” has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek, LLC webinar “DFWHC Healthcare Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training” originally broadcast on July 22, 2021 has now been posted online. The event was an introduction to the virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Classes that will be available to hospital and company employees in 2021. Guest speakers […]

Sponsorships now available to “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June it would postpone the 2021 Employee of the Year Luncheon to next year and replace the event with its virtual “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign. For the past year, hospitals have been submitting individuals and teams who displayed uncommon dedication during the pandemic. Each submission will […]

Foundation’s annual Patient Safety Summit set to start Sept. 9

Healthcare heroes unite! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 9 and continue September 16, 23 and 30. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Healthcare Heroes United,” and will be […]

Guests from Methodist and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 29 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed the ramifications of the COVID-19 “variant” in North Texas and a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease […]

Sepsis Awareness 8: Prevention

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

Guests from Methodist, Texas Health and Parkland highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 28 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in North Texas and “healthcare transformations” over the past year. Guests included: • Dr. Leigh Hunter, Infectious Disease Specialist at Methodist […]