Posts Tagged ‘emergency teams’

Foundation and CMS “EMTALA” meeting in one week!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will co-host the live webinar “EMTALA – Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act” in one week on January 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon, CT. Dr. Sean Michael, MD, MBA, FACEP, the regional chief medical officer […]

Foundation and CMS to co-host “EMTALA” meeting on Jan. 16

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will co-host the live webinar “EMTALA – Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act” on January 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon, CT. Dr. Sean Michael, MD, MBA, FACEP, the regional chief medical officer of CMS in […]

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 […]

Healthcare Worker Burnout – new report released by U.S. Surgeon General

Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, Professor, UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Burnout is the topic of the newly released report “Addressing Health Worker Burnout” by the U.S. Surgeon General, to include a substantive action plan to address this growing issue for healthcare providers. The report distinguishes between burnout and […]

Foundation would like to spread the word on emergency department delays detailed in new video

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation attended the panel discussion webinar “Best Practices for Mitigating Ambulance ED Delays” in September of 2021 hosted by The Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration. Guests included David R. Wright, director of Quality, Safety and Oversight Group Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare & […]

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly […]