Posts Tagged ‘Community Health’

DFW ANIA Webinar “DFWHC Foundation Overview”

The Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) will host the webinar “DFWHC Foundation: Overview, Community Collaboration, and COVID-19 Response Highlights” on Friday, October 23 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m., CDT. Highlighting the webinar will be DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love and DFWHC Foundation President Jen Miff serving as […]

Guests from UTSW and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 41 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the importance of masks during the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential lung issues when contracting the virus. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division […]

Foundation’s Sushma Sharma to receive NAMI Mental Health Award

Dr. Sushma Sharma, our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation director of population health research, was announced this week as a surprise recipient of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas award as the 2020 Mental Health Professional of the Year. NAMI Texas is an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work […]

Guests from UTSW and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 39 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the accuracy of COVID-19 testing and stroke identification. Guests included: • Jasmin Tiro, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Behavioral and Communication Sciences, UT Southwestern; • and Dr. […]

DFWHC Foundation awarded second phase of funding for community mental health program

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today it was awarded the second phase of funding for its Community Mental Health Grant Program from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). With seven North Texas counties without psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers throughout the region ranking below national […]

Guests from JPS, Texas Health and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 38 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on Sepsis Awareness and North Texas COVID-19 research. Guests included: • Kathy Watts, Clinical Sepsis Coordinator, JPS Health Network; • Jessica Aguilar, Clinical Sepsis Nurse, JPS Health Network; […]

DFWHC and VitaCorpo to co-host Oct. 7 webinar “Workforce Readiness”

During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo will co-host the webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work” on Wednesday, October 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A VitaCorpo expert panel to include Greg Harris, Herman Hill and Jody […]

TCU and UNTHSC’s Surgeon Generals Roundtable set for tomorrow evening – DFWHC discount available!

A special complimentary discount is available to all DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hospital members to the Surgeons General Roundtable “Health Disparities Coming to the Forefront in the Era of COVID-19” set for tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m., CDT. Co-hosted by Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), the […]

Guests from Medical City and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 36 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on struggles with breast cancer and women in healthcare management roles. Guests included: • Janet St. James, Vice President Communications, Medical City Healthcare; • and Dr. Ann Wilson, Chief […]