Posts Tagged ‘Community Health’

Foundation’s “Recovery 101” mental health program is just 9 days away!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program in just nine days on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National […]

“Sepsis Predictive Analytics” webinar set for June 29

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with JPS Health Network will host a complimentary webinar “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” on Tuesday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. One hour of CNE credit will be available. Joni Padden, DNP, APRN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer at Texas Health Resources, will serve as […]

DFWHC Foundation’s “Opioid Discussion” continues June 17

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will continue its live virtual “Opioid Discussion” on Thursday, June 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., CDT. This complimentary event will include two sessions: 1. “From Preventions to Treatment: Texas Hospitals’ Role in Addressing OPIOID Use […]

Sepsis Awareness 6: An Equal Opportunity Illness

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

Guests from Parkland and Scottish Rite highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 23 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 an inspirational COVID-19 survival story, teenage drug issues and tips on fitness walking. Guests included: • Dr. Dalerie Wilkerson, Podiatrist at Parkland Health & […]

“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 […]

DFWHC Foundation Blog: The Evolution of Discussing Mental Health

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation The National Institutes of Health (NIH) points out that words matter. Removing the stigma frequently associated with mental and behavioral health is one of the great joys of our work at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation. One specific evolution is recognizing both substance […]

Urgent blood shortage lingers while hospitals expand services

Will current blood donations fulfill post-pandemic transfusion demands? As masks are peeling off, the blood supply remains in dire straits across North, Central and East Texas. Some longtime blood banking professionals describe it as the worst seen in 30 years. Carter BloodCare says blood donations are urgently needed, especially from people who have never donated […]