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Nominations to virtual Employee of the Year Luncheon due Aug. 7

This year’s Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon has gone virtual, with a dramatic presentation to be released September 21. Nominations will remain open until Friday, August 7. The DFWHC Foundation also added the new category “COVID-19 Heroes.” This specific category will honor all nominees online and will remain open to submissions through January 31, […]

The virtual Patient Safety Summit begins Sept. 10!

Through rain, sleet or COVID-19, the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to begin on September 10! Previously scheduled for August 12, the event will now take place virtually over four two-hour sessions via webinar on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1. The summit’s agenda was announced last week, to include Keynote Speaker […]

Foundation participates in Annual JPS Research Symposium

Despite the COVID-19 interruption, JPS Health System was able to host its Annual Research Symposium virtually on June 5. Organized by JPS’s Academic Affairs & Research Committee, the Symposium was a continuation of an exciting opportunity for educational poster presentations and networking. “The planning committee worked tirelessly to make this year’s event a seamless virtual […]

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

Episode 26 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent impact of innovative technologies in health care and the ongoing struggles to promote opioid alternatives. Guests included: • Winjie Tang Miao, Senior Executive VP and Chief Experience […]

Virtual recognition planned in place of September Employee of the Year Luncheon

As the North Texas healthcare community continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s (DFWHC) Employee of the Year Luncheon scheduled for September 16 will be cancelled. In place of the Luncheon, nominees and winners will be celebrated during a virtual presentation to be released September 21. Nominations will remain open until […]

Foundation announces agenda to virtual Patient Safety Summit

Have no fear, the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit is here! Previously scheduled for August 12, the event will now take place virtually over four two-hour sessions via webinar on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1. The summit’s agenda was announced this week, to include Keynote Speaker Meagan Johnson, the hilarious and motivational generational […]

Guests from Texas Scottish Rite and Texas Health highlight yesterday’s “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 25 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included a groundbreaking new hospital program “Unconditional Positive Regard” and nurse navigation during COVID-19. Guests included: • Ashleigh Kinney, Director of Patient Experience, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; • […]

DFWHC President/CEO Stephen Love releases new statement on COVID-19

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love: “We understand that the increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations is creating concern in our community. We certainly understand and appreciate Governor Abbott’s efforts on behalf of public safety to preserve hospital capacity and ensure treatment for Texans that are infected with COVID-19. In the spirit […]

Statement on COVID-19 from Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love

“We want the people of North Texas to please not panic regarding the COVID-19 virus. The virus has created increased hospitalizations over the past two weeks, but we have capacity in North Texas in our hospitals. The 19-county area (to include Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin counties) covered by ‘Trauma Service E’ has a little […]

Foundation announces cancellation of in-person Employee of the Year Luncheon

It is with great regret the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today the cancellation of the in-person segment of the 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon scheduled for September 16 at the Hurst Conference Center. While the Luncheon has been cancelled, virtual recognition of hospital employees and award recipients will still take place, […]