Posts Tagged ‘community health needs assessment’

Foundation’s CHC to release data on regional substance abuse

Seven North Texas counties have higher drug and alcohol death rates than the national average and Opioids were the most dispensed prescriptions in North Texas, according to a presentation hosted yesterday by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Before 70-plus attendees, the CHC presented findings […]

Foundation to release regional substance abuse numbers at Jan. 15 event

If you are interested in the scoop on North Texas substance abuse numbers covering 16 counties, then you don’t want to miss this DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation meeting on January 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Titled “Substance Abuse/Misuse Needs Assessment for 16 North […]

Foundation releases CHC Annual Review

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released an annual review detailing the activities of its North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) today to the public. The report provides information on activities, projects and volunteers over the past year. The Foundation’s CHC began as a series of meetings between regional health organizations focused on discussing the […]

Oliveros and Kinney to chair Community Health Collaborative

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a North Texas Community Health Collaborative Board Meeting on March 21 at its headquarters in Irving to discuss strategic priorities for 2018. The board selected Catherine Oliveros, vice president of community health improvement at Texas Health Resources, as chair and Ashleigh Kinney, director of family services and child […]

Local healthcare partners release “Community Needs Assessment”

A comprehensive “Community Needs Assessment Report” was released to the public last week detailing significant shortages in mental health therapy, rural physicians, diabetes awareness and maternal health. The report was produced by the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP 9), one of 20 regional teams the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has defined for the […]

North Texas CHC presents report on area behavioral health needs

Seven North Texas counties have no psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers are below national and state levels, according to a report released Tuesday by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC). Before a crowded room of 70-plus attendees, the CHC presented findings from its Regional Behavioral Health Needs Assessment at […]

Foundation presents community health needs to regional partners

As part of the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP9), DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation President Kristin Jenkins presented a community health needs assessment yesterday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Attendees included healthcare partners from Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties. Jenkins was supported by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research. The […]