Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Health System’

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 […]

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 […]

DCCCD, Department of Labor announce $12 million apprenticeship grant

Dallas County Community College District is the recipient of a $12 million apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that will promote successful training and serve as a model for programs to strengthen the local workforce with trained, credentialed workers. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta was on hand to make the announcement yesterday […]

12th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 1

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set for August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” serving as keynote […]

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm […]

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 […]

Foundation hosts first Health Literacy meeting

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation hosted its first Health Literacy Collaborative Committee meeting on October 23 at its main offices in Irving. The forum was attended by 22 people representing hospitals and schools in North Texas. The Committee was created for the purpose of inspiring a health literate culture in North Texas with a goal […]

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 […]