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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]

Foundation data utilized for Baylor Scott & White liver disease study

We almost forgot to mention the great work of Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s director of population health, in working with researchers from Baylor Scott & White Health on a recent paper detailing regional chronic liver disease. Titled “Trends in Chronic Liver Disease-Related Hospitalizations: A Population-Based Study,” the paper examined trends […]

Foundation works with Coppell Fire Department on Sepsis training

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was present yesterday during the North Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council’s annual membership meeting at the Arlington Convention Center to provide one hour of CME credits to attendees for the presentation “EMS: Ending the Mortality of Sepsis.” The DFWHC Foundation’s own Sepsis Strike Force Committee enlisted the help of […]

Promo tapings for DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” radio program begin today

Radio promos began taping today in advance of the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance misuse […]

DFWHC to sponsor Sept. 9 broadcast detailing depression awareness and suicide prevention

Mark your calendars and set your radio dials for the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance […]

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times […]

DFWHC Foundation on the road to host data informatics classes

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was “on the road” this week hosting a pair of Data Informatics classes sponsored by Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station. More than 20 attendees today participated in the educational events hosted by Dr. Kim Smith of the UT Health […]

TQI founding member receives D CEO Healthcare award

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was thrilled to learn Dr. Michael Mack received the 2017 D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Award in the category of Achievement in Medical Research announced earlier this month. Dr. Mack, a medical director of cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor Scott & White Health, was the founding member of the Foundation’s […]

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief

The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the […]