Posts Tagged ‘american hospital association’

Guests from AHA and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 44 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the overall reaction to COVID-19 by American hospitals and sports injuries in the community. Guests included: • Rick Pollack, President/CEO, American Hospital Association; • and Dr. Shane […]

We would like to thank our hospitals during National Hospital Week 2020

During National Hospital Week (#HospitalWeek), May 10-16, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) would like to thank the hospitals of North Texas for keeping our community safe during these historically trying times. Now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic, this important week gives us the opportunity to highlight our hospitals, health systems and healthcare workers […]

North Texas Society for Health Care Risk Management has been reactivated

A membership drive to reactivate the North Texas chapter of the Society for Health Care Risk Management began this month and will continue until January 31. The chapter is open to health care risk professionals in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico. Established in 1980, the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM) is […]

Our greatest asset is your trust

Blog by Jennifer Miff, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation As the newest president of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, I have big shoes to fill and even bigger opportunities to leverage. My immense thanks to Kristin Tesmer for her leadership of the DFWHC Foundation over the past 10 years and the incredible […]

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 […]

DFWHC Board honors “Hospitals Against Violence”

In honor of today’s second annual national day of awareness for “Hospitals Against Violence,” the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Board of Directors stood for a photograph to display unity with hospitals across the U.S. The campaign was the brainchild of the American Hospital Association (AHA) with a goal to focus national attention on ending all […]

Senate unveils health care bill

The closely guarded Senate health care bill written behind closed doors has become public. The unveiling of the legislation marks the first time the majority of the Senate GOP conference gets a comprehensive look at the health care proposal. With Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressing ahead for a vote next week, senators only have a […]

DFWHC Foundation stands with AHA initiative to prevent violence

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFWHC Foundation announced today it supports the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) initiative “Hospitals Against Violence.” The campaign’s goal is to focus national attention on ending all forms of violence through digital media to include tweets, photos and other online efforts. A national day of awareness has been scheduled […]