Posts Tagged ‘educational meeting’

Foundation’s Healthcare Performance Improvement Group to meet for first time on Nov. 18

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that the inaugural meeting of the Healthcare Performance Improvement Group will take place on Thursday, November 18 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. This virtual meeting will include experts sharing experiences, successes, roadblocks and needs. The networking session will be the first of quarterly lunch and learn […]

Foundation presents community health needs to regional partners

As part of the Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP9), DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation President Kristin Jenkins presented a community health needs assessment yesterday at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Attendees included healthcare partners from Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties. Jenkins was supported by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research. The […]

A great idea – Sepsis Strike Force!

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFW Hospital Council Foundation Sepsis has been declared a public health scourge by the Centers for Disease Control. Statistics show 80 percent of sepsis cases begin outside of the hospital for 80 percent of the patients diagnosed. Seven in 10 patients with sepsis recently used healthcare services or had chronic […]

Just one week until the Patient Safety Summit

It is just one week until the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s annual Patient Safety Summit on Wednesday, August 3 at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. The event is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Communication is Key,” with John Nance, pilot, author and business leader, to serve as keynote speaker. […]

Dallas Area Agency on Aging speaks to Foundation collaborative

Highlighting the monthly meeting of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative, Marilyn Self, director of the Dallas Area Agency on Aging, provided a presentation detailing the efforts of her organization. Also presenting was Kelly Blair, projects coordinator of the Dallas Area Agency on Aging. The Dallas Area Agency on Aging works under […]

One week until TQI Meeting on July 25

The Texas Quality Initiative (TQI) will be holding its annual meeting July 25 at the Omni Park West Hotel. This complimentary breakfast event starts at 8:00 a.m., with the presentation from 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. The TQI will be discussing the results of the STS data upload from participating hospitals. Dr. Douglas E. Wood, Professor and […]

Compensation Committee Lunch set for May 8

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s Compensation Committee will have a celebratory lunch at the Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving on May 8 starting at 11:00 a.m. The event will be highlighted by the presentation “FLSA – What’s Next,” with Linda Drassen, BSM, MM/HRM, PHR, Director of Operations – HR Services at […]

Just five days until the Nov. 5 “Meaningful Use” Summit

It is just five days until “It’s Time: Meaningful Use Healthcare Summit,” Nov. 5. The special educational event is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Konica Minolta offices, 14800 Landmark Boulevard, Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75254. This summit is free to attendees and lunch will be provided, but you must pre-register. You can […]

Sept. 10 – “Sign Up & Speak Out”

A special educational meeting “Sign Up & Speak Out” will take place Sept. 10 from 7-9 p.m. at the Zan Holmes Community Life Center at St. Luke United Methodist Church at 6211 East Grand Avenue in Dallas. This event is free to all attendees and will cover new affordable health care options available to North […]