Posts Tagged ‘Baylor Scott & White Health’

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” postponed to early September

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it was postponing its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign to the second week of September. The official booklet and video were originally scheduled to drop September 1. “We are thrilled by the number of submissions,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. “We […]

“Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and JPS Health Network webinar “Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” originally broadcast on May 25 has been posted online. Speakers included Carrie Hood, BSN, RN, CHML of Baylor Scott & White Lake Pointe and Jessica Aguilar, BSN, RN, LP of JPS Health Network. You can view the webinar here. For […]

Guests from Texas Health, Baylor S&W, TCU and UNT highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 22 of the second year 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 detailed the disturbing North Texas trend of “Food Deserts” and a unique medical school collaboration between two local universities. Guests included: • Tauane Cruz, Director […]

Maternal Sepsis webinar set for May 25

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with JPS Health Network will host a complimentary webinar “Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” on Tuesday, May 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. One hour of CNE credit will be available. Speakers will include Carrie Hood, BSN, RN, CHML of Baylor Scott & White Lake Pointe […]

DFW Great 100 Nurses drops video highlighting this year’s honorees

Just in time for National Nurses Week, the DFW Great 100 Nurses dropped a video to honor the 2021 honorees. Traditionally, the event is held annually at Dallas’ Meyerson Symphony Center. The event was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view the video here. A program brochure for the event […]

Health Literacy Texas to host inaugural conference on June 24

Health Literacy Texas will be hosting its first inaugural conference “Let’s Move the Needle on Health Literacy in Texas” on Thursday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CDT. The one-day conference will serve as an introduction to Health Literacy Texas while discussing health literacy best practices and lessons learned. It will also be […]

Ellis County is now accepting COVID-19 vaccine registrations

Ellis County is in the process of accepting registrations for the COVID-19 vaccine. A free online MyBSWHealth account is the easiest way for residents to be notified of available vaccine appointments at Baylor Scott & White Health. For questions, please visit or call 1-844-27-8222. You can also find information here.

North Texas Community Health Collaborative achieves “10,000 Lives Goal”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that its Community Health Collaborative had surpassed its goal of training 10,000 North Texas residents in Mental Health First Aid. To date, the collaborative has trained 14,864 residents in 16 counties to include Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Rockwall, […]

Day two of the Foundation’s IQSC Data Summit continues today!

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Fourth Annual Data Summit will kick off today from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., CDT. The sessions will include: • “Avoiding Visualization Misuse and Disillusion by Understanding Your Stakeholders,” Maggi Savo, Healthcare Improvement Analytics Director at Baylor Scott & White […]