Posts Tagged ‘coronavirus’

Foundation’s 5th Annual IQSC Data Summit set for Nov. 3-4

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 5th Annual Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Data Summit has been announced for November 3-4, 2021. The virtual event will take place each day from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, CDT. The event will be highlighted by Dr. Philip Huang, director of the Dallas County Health and Human […]

Guests from Medical City and Prism Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 35 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 women’s health in the modern age and the FDA’s approval of the COVID-19 vaccine. Guests included: • Laura Swaney, Division VP of Women’s and […]

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” postponed to early September

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it was postponing its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign to the second week of September. The official booklet and video were originally scheduled to drop September 1. “We are thrilled by the number of submissions,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. “We […]

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life […]

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! […]

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to […]

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

Episode 34 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 mental health issues in the community and the lingering effects of COVID-19, or “Long COVID.” Guest included: • Ken Jones, PsyD, LCSW-S, Director of […]

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

The Summer 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to […]