Posts Tagged ‘behavioral health’

ACHE of NTX to host “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on May 10

The ACHE of North Texas will host the networking and educational event “Cocktails with the Chiefs” on Tuesday, May 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., CST at Corgan in Dallas. Speakers will include Bonnie Cook, Executive Director and CEO or Mental Health America of Greater Dallas; Preston ‘Jay’ Frayser, Administrator of Texas Health Springwood Behavioral […]

Blog – Leverage our MyIQ Analytics’ state data access for learning and grants

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFWHC Foundation The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has a rich history of supporting patient safety improvements, quality analyses and metrics, and community health use cases through its robust, longitudinal data sets. A little-known fact, however, is that the DFWHC Foundation also offers subscription-based access plans to the […]

Guests from Parkland and Cook Children’s highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 7 of the third 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 domestic violence issues in North Texas and innovative digital solutions in health care. Guests included: • Sheyla Camacho, Public Health Educator, Victim Intervention Program […]

Guests from Cook Children’s and Medical City highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 6 of the third 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 an innovative dog program for patients and studies involving the long-term cardiovascular impact of COVID-19. Guests included: • Laura Sonefeld, Child Life Specialist at […]

Guests from Prism Health and Medical City highlight “Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 5 of the third 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 recent COVID-19 Omicron variant surge and an innovative behavioral health “WorkReturns” program. Guests included: • Dr. John Carlo, CEO of Prism Health North […]

Foundation’s annual Patient Safety Summit set to start Sept. 9

Healthcare heroes unite! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 9 and continue September 16, 23 and 30. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Healthcare Heroes United,” and will be […]

Guests from UTSW and Children’s Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 28 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the latest COVID-19 epidemiology and behavioral health. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director Epidemiology, UT Southwestern; • and Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health. DFWHC President/CEO […]

Guests from Children’s Health and Women’s Health Services highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 27 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the COVID-19 prevention and women’s health services. Guests included: • Jason Isham, Director Integrated Behavioral Health, Children’s Health; • Dr. Sheri Puffer, OBGYN, Women’s Health Services; • and Pat […]

Virtual NAMI Walk 2020 raises mental health awareness in North Texas

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas hosted its annual walk on Saturday, May 30 to bring North Texans together for raising awareness and addressing mental health disparities in the community. Themed “A National Day of Hope,” the NAMI walk was one of the largest community movements in North Texas which brings residents […]

Foundation thanks hospitals during Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949 in the U.S., May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation would like to thank hospitals, local mental health authorities, partners and leaders for supporting the “10,000 Lives Program” for North Texas. With seven North Texas counties having no […]