Posts Tagged ‘C-DIff’

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’s C-diff campaign receives sixth award

Not since “Titanic” has a production received so many awards. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s fall public awareness campaign “Stop C-diff Now!” received its sixth award in June for its commercial titled “Wash.” The commercial was presented the Silver “People’s Choice” Telly Award during the 36th annual ceremony. The DFWHC Foundation’s campaign began last […]

Foundation’s Taylor highlighted in TV segment on C-diff

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s own Patti Taylor was highlighted in a news broadcast on local TV station CW 33 last night. The segment details the dangers of C-diff (Clostridium difficile bacteria), highlighted in a study released by The Centers for Disease Control on Thursday. Taylor, the director of quality and patient safety services, coordinated […]

Foundation’s “Stop C-diff Now!” campaign receives five awards

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s fall public awareness campaign “Stop C-diff Now!” has now officially received five awards from national organizations for its video, commercial and website. The campaign began in August to raise awareness on the dangers of the acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria. The bacterial infection is linked to […]

Foundation’s “Stop C-diff Now!” campaign receives two awards

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s fall public awareness campaign “Stop C-diff Now!” received two awards for both the web video and commercial. The productions received a 2014 MarCom Platinum Award, which is the highest honor in the competition. The MarCom Awards is a creative competition for companies involved in the concept, writing and […]

Do you wash your hands with soap?

Great article in the Blue Ribbon News highlighting the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s fall public awareness campaign “Stop C-Diff Now!” The campaign’s commercial was a big hit across the metroplex asking a simple question which became a memorable jingle: “Do you wash your hands with soap?” You can find the article here. The “Stop C-Diff […]

Foundation teams with UNT Health Science Center on C-Diff project

Researchers from the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center have teamed together to present results of a Clostridium difficile (C-Diff) project at the 91st Annual Texas Public Health Association’s Education Conference, Feb. 23-25 at the Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin. The DFWHC Foundation and UNT […]

Foundation’s “Fight C-Diff” initiative highlighted by videos

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s ongoing public awareness campaign “Fight C-Diff,” about C-diff, an acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria, has been highlighted by videos promoting the message for people to wash their hands with soap. The bacterial infection is linked to 20,000 deaths in the U.S. every year with an […]

Foundation initiates antibiotics education push

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, has initiated an antibiotics education push as part of its recently-launched public awareness campaign about “C-diff,” a type of acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria. The bacterial infection, which is linked […]

DFWHC Foundation has launched its C-diff public awareness campaign

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, has launched its fall 2014 public awareness campaign about “C-diff,” a type of acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria. The bacterial infection, which is linked to 20,000 deaths in the U.S. […]