Posts Tagged ‘Data Initiative’

Foundation’s 6th Annual IQSC Data Summit set for Jan. 25-26

Hey, we have a secret to tell you – data is power! With that in mind, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will be hosting its 6th Annual Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Data Summit on January 25-26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon both days. This year’s event is themed, “The Powerful World […]

Did you know today is National Recovery Day?

Did you know today is National Recovery Day? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) designated September as National Recovery Month to increase public awareness around mental health and addiction recovery. You may know the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) as the voice of North Texas hospitals that drives education and quality initiatives, […]

Blog – Leverage our MyIQ Analytics’ state data access for learning and grants

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFWHC Foundation The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has a rich history of supporting patient safety improvements, quality analyses and metrics, and community health use cases through its robust, longitudinal data sets. A little-known fact, however, is that the DFWHC Foundation also offers subscription-based access plans to the […]

DFHWC Foundation Blog: Data-driven community impact

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation At the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, we focus on a wide variety of research and educational programs to benefit hospital members and the community. Our team is usually working on projects involving patient safety, quality, workforce and community health. Arching across these efforts […]

DFW ANIA to host webinar “Data and Workflow Redesign” this Saturday!

Big event this Saturday as the DFW American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) Chapter will be hosting the complimentary webinar “Data and Evidence-Based ROI on Workflow Redesign” from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, CDT. Guest speakers will be Jen Miff, president of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation; and Mari Tietze, PhD, informatics professor at Texas Woman’s […]

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]

Foundation data utilized for Baylor Scott & White liver disease study

We almost forgot to mention the great work of Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s director of population health, in working with researchers from Baylor Scott & White Health on a recent paper detailing regional chronic liver disease. Titled “Trends in Chronic Liver Disease-Related Hospitalizations: A Population-Based Study,” the paper examined trends […]

New Federal Statistical Research Data Center opens in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was on hand Dec. 5 for the official opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins and Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research, serve as board members of […]

Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is on the home stretch!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is on the home stretch today at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Highlights today have included Vikas Chowdhry of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation discussing “Show Me the Value!” A discussion prior to lunch detailed “Hospital […]

And we’re off…Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is underway!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit kicked off this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Analytics to Action!,” this year’s event will include 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. With more than 125 […]