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Speaker Spotlight – Rich Bluni to serve as keynote at Patient Safety Summit on Aug. 1

The nationally known author Rich Bluni, RN will serve as keynote speaker at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. Rich is the best-selling author of the award-winning book Inspired Nurse, Inspired Journal. His newest book Oh […]

Foundation to host “High-Level Disinfection” event on Aug. 12

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on August 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA […]

DFWHC seminar detailing “In-House Recruiting” on Wednesday – last chance to register!

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Texas Healthcare Staffing, Inc. complimentary educational event “How to make In-House recruiting more effective and efficient” taking place on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This seminar will provide insight on how healthcare workers are engaging […]

Tickets selling fast to 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit!

Tickets are selling at a brisk pace for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known […]

Recognition creates resilience and health

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFW Hospital Council Foundation We have quite a bit of work underway locally through educational events and collaboration to address clinician burnout. Our goal is to create work environments that promote resilience and health within our valuable employees. We recently conducted a survey to obtain data on this subject. Three […]

DFWHC’s Spring Interlocutor is now available

The spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the recipients from the April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon, legal aspects of “Patient Transportation” and details of frustrating efforts towards e-cigarette legislation. Hard copies will […]

12th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 1

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set for August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” serving as keynote […]

Foundation hosts Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class

Washing your hands is only the beginning. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is in the midst of hosting a five-day Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class from May 13-17 at the Hurst Conference Center. The class is being hosted by Patti Taylor, the director of quality and patient safety services at the DFWHC Foundation. More […]

Photographs now available from April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

Smile, you’re on camera! Photographs to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 are now available online. If you would like to purchase photos or peruse the 700-plus attendees, 130-plus nominees and 14 recipients at the event, you can find them here. Jerry McClure served as the […]

Foundation and CMS co-host event detailing EMTALA

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted the educational event “EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act): How to be Compliant” for more than 75 attendees yesterday in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Dodjie Guioa, a […]