Posts Tagged ‘disaster preparedness’

DFWHC and Critical Insight rescheduled webinar “Ransomware in Healthcare” is tomorrow!

The best laid plans! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Critical Insight complimentary webinar “Ransomware in Healthcare: Prepare, Detect and Respond” originally scheduled for July 27 had to be postponed. The new date is tomorrow, Friday, August 5 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CST. Please note, all registrants of the original event have been re-registered. During this […]

Guests from Texas Health and Parkland discuss motorcycle and lightning safety on “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 29 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed helmet safety precautions and tips to avoid lightning strikes. Yikes! Guests included: • Dr. Christopher Shank, Neurotrauma Program Medical Director at Texas Health […]

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 […]

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief

The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the […]

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 […]

Donation Day to be held in Fort Worth

Excerpted from a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story by Lauren Gustus We’ve been glued to our phones and televisions since Harvey first struck Texas. The rains have passed but the need has not and will not. Families and friends are stuck in their homes. Many of us are keeping in touch but cannot get to them. […]