Patient and Family Engagement national expert to speak Feb. 19

In support of future plans to create a community-wide Patient and Family Engagement Council, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host Tanya Lord, PhD, the director of patient and family engagement at the Foundation for Healthy Communities, on February 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Foundation headquarters in Irving.

A national expert, Lord will discuss the strategy behind collaborative patient and family engagement to build a centered health care system. Within such systems, patients and families are supported as essential members of the health care team with meaningful opportunities to serve as partners in quality improvement, patient safety and health care design.

Don’t miss this complimentary educational event with only a limited number of seats available. The Foundation offices are located at 300 Decker Drive, Irving, Texas, 75062. The meeting will take place in the first-floor conference room.

You can register here.

One-on-one sessions with Lord will also be available on February 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and February 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For information, please contact Patti Taylor, director of quality and patient safety at the DFWHC Foundation, at [email protected].