Posts Tagged ‘diabetes prevention’

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 […]

Community health projects to highlight Sunday’s “The Human Side of Healthcare”

From Faith in Action initiatives at Baylor Scott & White to diabetes awareness at Parkland, a variety of community health projects will highlight Sunday’s edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care.” The broadcast will air on KRLD 1080 AM at 1:00 p.m. It’s a loaded lineup, with […]

Foundation releases CHC Annual Review

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released an annual review detailing the activities of its North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) today to the public. The report provides information on activities, projects and volunteers over the past year. The Foundation’s CHC began as a series of meetings between regional health organizations focused on discussing the […]

Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative receives Dr. Ron Anderson Innovation Award

The North Texas Community Health Collaborative was announced as the winner of the Dr. Ron J. Anderson Thinking Progressively for Health and Innovation Award for its report detailing Type 2 Diabetes disparities in Dallas during the 93rd Annual Texas Public Health Conference on March 29 at the Hilton Hotel in Fort Worth. Led by Dr. […]

Dr. Sharma discusses alarming rise of diabetes and obesity

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Director of Public and Population Health Sushma Sharma, PhD, was invited to speak at UT Southwestern’s Global Health Division on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Dr. Sharma’s talk detailed her 15 years of diabetes research in Asia, Europe and North America. In her presentation “Diabetes and Obesity: A Global Health Challenge,” […]

Foundation collaborative works towards decreasing diabetes

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s (DFWHC) North Texas Community Health Collaborative (CHC) committed itself in 2014 to decrease the high levels of diabetes in the metroplex. An annual report detailing the year’s activities was released today. CHC efforts included the implementation of a diabetes strategic plan. This project took place in DFW zip codes with […]

Community takes action on high diabetes prevalence

The North Texas Health Information Collaborative and Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration hosted a meeting on diabetes prevention yesterday at Tarrant County College Opportunity Center. The meeting took place within Fort Worth’s “high diabetes prevalence” areas in zip codes 76112 and 76119. In a study produced by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation healthcare data, it […]

Walk to Stop Diabetes – Nov. 16

The special “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” event will be held this Saturday, Nov. 16 at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie. This is a great opportunity to not only support an important cause, but to obtain exercise on a fine Saturday morning. For more information, please click the graphic below. Do you have diabetes? […]