Foundation’s Patient Safety Summit closes, with event attracting more than 700 participants!

The fourth of four sessions of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 16th Annual Patient Safety Summit took place yesterday with the overall event attracting 709 attendees.

Themed “Reset and Recharge: Back to Basics in Healthcare,” the fourth session was highlighted by Brett Stanley and Katherine Tang from Methodist Health System CARES discussing “Putting the Care in Care,” and Cheryl Mart and Mary Teague from Texas Health Resources Faith Based Nursing detailing “A Time for Renewal.”

This year’s Patient Safety Summit included eight different topics with 12 speakers participating. Topics also included:

• The Reality of Peace Happiness & Great Results at Work;
• Health Equity – The Joint Commission Resources;
• Sexual Assault/Abuse Standard;
• JPS’s Process to Support Employees;
• How to Protect Your License Before the Board;
• Drug Diversion: A Comprehensive Process for Prevention & Identification.

This year’s sponsors were Texas Health and Methodist Health System.

For questions, 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.