Posts Tagged ‘DFWHC Foundation’

YMCA providing emergency child care in North Texas

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it was starting an effort this week to help families in the community who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis. The organization announced on Tuesday that it was given special approval by Dallas County Health and Human services to offer Emergency YMCA Child Care for […]

DEA creates a COVID-19 information page

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a statement today detailing its new information page that went live this week. The statement: The mission of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Diversion Control Division is to prevent, detect, and investigate the diversion of controlled pharmaceuticals and listed chemicals from legitimate sources while ensuring an adequate and uninterrupted supply […]

DFWHC and the Foundation develop COVID-19 “Tip Sheet”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the DFWHC Foundation developed a COVID-19 Tip Sheet this week providing information to families in North Texas forced to stay at home due to social distancing and self-quarantine. Created by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of population health, the one-page document provides helpful information during this healthcare […]

Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon postponed

Due to the growing concerns in the community related to the potential Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation has decided to postpone its 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon originally scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The luncheon will now take place in September at the same location at Hurst Conference Center. Keynote […]

Foundation celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

Did you know March 8-14 is Patient Safety Awareness Week? This is an annual recognition event intended to encourage everyone to learn more about health care safety. During this week, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will seek to advance important discussions locally, and inspire action to improve the safety of health care patients and […]

Save the Date – Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 12!

Save the date! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit has been set for Wednesday, August 12 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “2020: Envision a Safer Future for Healthcare.” The Patient Safety Summit serves as an opportunity for hospital employees to discuss past errors and to make […]

Throwback Thursday – First Employee of the Year Luncheon in 1997

In celebration of #ThrowbackThursday, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is traveling back to 1997 when we hosted our very first Employee of the Year Luncheon at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas. That afternoon, Beck Weathers served as the keynote speaker, providing a moving presentation on his survival of a fatal 1996 Mt. Everest […]

Honoring North Texas hospital employees – Sponsorships available to April 23 Luncheon!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is rapidly approaching on April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. The event is expected to sellout with 800-plus attendees honoring 140 employees from over 50 North Texas hospitals. Be a part of this unique opportunity to honor dedicated hospital employees who make […]

Foundation Blog – Data stewardship and collaboration

By Jen Miff, President of the DFWHC Foundation As I write this, I am entering my fourth month with the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation. I continue to be awed by the dedicated collaboration across our community. Working together, we advance the DFWHC Foundation’s vision to inspire collective improvement of health outcomes. Last month, the […]

DFWHC’s Winter Interlocutor is now available

The winter edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about our DFWHC Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. A celebration of great North Texas hospital employees, the event will be highlighted by an […]