Posts Tagged ‘Dallas County’

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit closes out today!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit will officially close out today after its fourth and final session from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. An average of 250 attendees from hospitals across North Texas have participated during each previous session on September 8, 15 and 22. “It’s been a great […]

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 […]

Dallas announces at-home vaccination program to start April 13

The City of Dallas announced yesterday it is partnering with the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas (VNA) for a program to vaccinate area residents who lack transportation to reach vaccine hubs or pharmacies. Dallas Fire-Rescue employees and VNA staff will vaccinate homebound residents with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The program will begin with the […]

DRC flyer provides the scoop on COVID-19 virtual screenings

The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) has been working overtime to produce and distribute flyers this week related to COVID-19 testing in the community. As part of an ongoing effort to educate North Texas residents, DRC released a “COVID-19 Virtual Screenings” flyer today. The document details symptoms necessary to utilize area hospitals’ virtual screening capabilities and […]

Should you be tested? Dallas Regional Chamber releases COVID-19 flyer

As part of an ongoing effort to educate the community, the Dallas Regional Chamber released a flyer today detailing COVID-19 drive-thru testing in the community. Working with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), the Dallas Regional Chamber flyer includes information on symptoms for testing, convenient locations and steps to consider. “We would like to thank the […]

Love speaks with D Healthcare on “Shelter-in-Place” order

In a post yesterday on D Magazine’s website, Will Maddox reported on the reasons for the “Shelter-in-Place” order in Dallas County while speaking with DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO Stephen Love. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Sunday issued an order requiring county residents to “Shelter in Place.” The order took effect at 11:59 p.m. […]

DFWHC Foundation to work with Dallas County on “ReJuvenATE” program

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, in collaboration with Dallas County, the City of Dallas, Dallas County Juvenile Department, the Caruth Police Institute and UT Southwestern University Hospitals, was awarded a federal grant this month from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to provide trauma response training over the next two years […]

Health Information Exchange – Fast Train to Better Care!

After receiving a grant award last month to establish a Health Information Exchange (HIE) for a 13-county region of North Texas, area leaders rapidly began working to engage technology vendors to assist in the overall business model. We would like to congratulate Bryan White of the Dallas County Medical Society and now the new director […]