Posts Tagged ‘Dallas’

Using data to drive community action

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation Let’s use data to drive community action. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has partnered with the Community Council of Greater Dallas, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation and the University of Texas at Dallas to launch the new web-based information center Dallas Community Data for Action. The project, […]

Active Shooter Training Workshop on June 21

Both Tarrant and Dallas counties will host an Active Shooter Consequence Management Training Workshop on Thursday, June 21 at the Richardson Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The educational event is geared towards emergency managers, emergency responders, health and hospital personnel, municipal and county managers, public works personnel, human resource directors and other […]

Going green and good community health

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is participating in a region-wide collaborative Park Project involving a partnership between the City of Dallas, the Trust for Public Land, Parkland Health & Hospital System and the Foundation’s own Information and Quality Services Center. The Trust for Public Land […]

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 […]

Hurricane Harvey – How North Texans can help

Excerpted from a Dallas Morning News story by Cassandra Jaramillo and Loyd Brumfield Hundreds of Harvey evacuees have come to Dallas-Fort Worth to avoid the damage and danger of the storms. Here’s how North Texans can help, with shelter, supplies and volunteer efforts: Volunteer: CITY OF DALLAS: Volunteers may be needed to help evacuees at […]

City of Dallas creates webpage specific to healthcare industry

In an attempt to reduce waste, the city of Dallas adopted a plan to achieve zero waste by 2040. Created in 2013, the “Zero Waste Plan” will provide waste diversion goals and timelines specific to residents and businesses in the city. Residents and business leaders may find information on the plan by clicking here. Healthcare […]

Level Orange

Driving down the President George Bush Turnpike, traffic is stalled and the air pollution level is Orange. Should you put your air conditioner on to circulate the inside air and turn the vents off? I never know if it is too late and I have acquired the air pollution inside of my car and then […]