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Third Annual Data Summit attracts 100-plus

More than 100 attendees turned out for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Third Annual Data Summit last Friday at Brookhaven College. Themed “Data Driven Decisions,” this year’s event was highlighted by 12 speakers, six sessions and 10 hospital poster abstracts detailing recent data projects. “It was a great […]

“Opioid Management” event attracts sold-out audience of 100-plus

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” attracted a sold-out audience of 100-plus attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. Topics included an update on U.S. strategies, diversions and resources. Lisa Sullivan of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) opened the event with a […]

Last chance to register for Friday’s IQSC Data Summit!

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Third Annual Data Summit on November 15 at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch. This year’s event themed “Data Driven Decisions” is loaded with 12 expert speakers, six educational sessions and 10 fascinating hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. […]

Agenda released for IQSC Data Summit on Nov. 15

The official agenda has been released to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Third Annual Data Summit on November 15 at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch. This year’s event, themed “Data Driven Decisions,” is loaded with 12 expert speakers, six educational sessions and 10 fascinating hospital abstracts detailing recent […]

Sold out audience turns out for Foundation’s “Nurse Institute”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s “North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators” was a sellout, with more than 100 attendees on October 16 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. In all, five presentations including two panel discussions were provided detailing “Trauma Informed Care,” “Palliative Care,” “Patients who are Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and […]

Health Literacy Month – Have you heard about the “Words-to-Lose” project?

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative completed a “Words-to-Lose” study last week. The test provides healthcare employees an opportunity to provide words that should be eliminated when communicating with patients. The use of plain language is a health literacy strategy for making […]

Just 21 days until DFWHC’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon!

It’s just 21 days until the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Tickets and sponsorships are still available. This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, co-chair of Medical City Healthcare, to […]

DFWHC sponsors “I’m Listening” broadcast to raise awareness on mental health

Set your radio dials on September 8 for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health […]

State of Reform to host annual conference Sept. 12 in Irving

State of Reform has a date in North Texas! After the past two years in Austin, the conference series bridging the gap between healthcare policy and political reality will host a busy agenda on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will […]

North Texas hospital employees awarded at April 25 Luncheon

HURST, TX – A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon was held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. More than 700 attendees turned out to honor 130 nominees and 14 announced winners from a pool of 55 area hospitals. […]