Posts Tagged ‘education’

Texas study detailing violence against nurses released this week

The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) this week released the results of a survey detailing violence against nurses in the workplace. Titled “2018 Workplace Violence Against Nurses – Facility Survey,” the report included information from state hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies and freestanding emergency medical centers. “The purpose of the survey […]

More than 80 attendees turnout for “High-Level Disinfection” event

More than 80 attendees were present for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on Monday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA surveyor, served as keynote speakers. […]

DCCCD, Department of Labor announce $12 million apprenticeship grant

Dallas County Community College District is the recipient of a $12 million apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that will promote successful training and serve as a model for programs to strengthen the local workforce with trained, credentialed workers. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta was on hand to make the announcement yesterday […]

Foundation to host “High-Level Disinfection” event on Aug. 12

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on August 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA […]

NTAHQ to host annual conference on May 15-16 in Dallas

The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) will be hosting its annual conference titled “The Healthcare Quality Professional” on May 15-16 in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15 and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 16. […]

Workforce attends Nursing Task Force meeting in Austin

Our DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Workforce Center Director Sally Williams took a road trip to Austin on March 25 to participate in a Texas Board of Nursing Task Force discussion at the William P. Hobby Building downtown. The event was an opportunity for state healthcare educators to discuss the transition of new nursing graduates […]

Foundation interns present study at TPHA Conference

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation interns Rachel Blaydes and Alex Fernandez displayed their work over the past semester with a poster presentation on North Texas behavioral health during the Texas Public Health Association (TPHA) Annual Conference on March 18 in San Antonio. Coordinated by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of population health research, […]

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, […]

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16

An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor […]

Health Literacy Committee to meet Nov. 2

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative Committee will be having its first meeting of the fiscal year on Friday, November 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Foundation offices in Irving. All attendees are welcome for a forum created in 2017 to develop a health literate culture in North Texas. […]