Foundation to host “Building Better Outcomes” webinar on Sept. 20

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary webinar “Building Better Outcomes: Models to Enhance Patient Care for Older Adults” on Tuesday, September 20 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m., CT.

Speakers will include Donna Fletcher, BSHA, Geriatric Program Coordinator, NICHE Coordinator at UT Southwestern Medical Center; Michelle Roberson, Nurse Manager, Acute Care of Elders Unit at UT Southwestern Medical Center; and Laura McEntire, LCSW, Senior Director, Health Systems at the Alzheimer’s Association.

Target audience for the event includes Chief Nursing Officers and healthcare professionals in Quality, Diversity, Population Health, Post-Acute Care and Social Work.

The DFWHC Foundation is supporting this effort to engage hospitals in this model to provide better care for older adults. North Texas hospitals are encouraged to send a representative to the meeting.

The webinar will help attendees begin the process of equipping their organization to better serve older adults and their families. Strategies will include:

• enhance patient care;
• improve quality metrics;
• improve post-acute care transitions;
• increase workforce satisfaction.

There will be 1.0 CNE and 1.0 Social Work CEs offered.

You can register here.

For information, contact Patti Taylor at