Posts Tagged ‘healthcare employees’

It’s back! Foundation’s 25th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 19

It’s back! After a three-year absence due to the pandemic, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 25th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set to return on Wednesday, April 19, at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event, themed “Celebration of Service!”, will honor hospitals employees from across North Texas with 16 recipients to […]

DFWHC and the hospitals of North Texas announce one minute of silence on Oct. 26

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe one minute of silence on Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 p.m. in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday. The DFWHC is asking its member hospitals […]

New study finds North Texas hospitals provide an economic impact of $38.4 billion to region

A report released today by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) shows healthcare to be one of the most prominent contributors to the North Texas economy with an economic impact of $38.4 billion to the region, a $7.7 billion increase from a similar study conducted by DFWHC in 2017. The study was commissioned by DFWHC’s […]

Foundation to host “Building Better Outcomes” webinar on Sept. 20

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary webinar “Building Better Outcomes: Models to Enhance Patient Care for Older Adults” on Tuesday, September 20 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m., CT. Speakers will include Donna Fletcher, BSHA, Geriatric Program Coordinator, NICHE Coordinator at UT Southwestern Medical Center; Michelle Roberson, Nurse Manager, Acute Care […]

DFWHC and THA release updated position statement on workplace violence to promote awareness

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a revised position statement on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state on this critical issue. Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring in the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, written or […]

DFWHC and Hall Render webinar “Stark Law: Back to Basics” set for July 20

We’re so excited about this upcoming webinar! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and a team of national experts from Hall Render will co-host the informative discussion “Stark Law: Back to Basics” on Wednesday, July 20 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CDT. Led by local Hall Render Attorney Keith Dugger, the accomplished panel will consider the basics of […]

Foundation’s Healthcare Performance Improvement Group event tomorrow – last chance to register!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in coordination with the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality will be hosting the third meeting of its new Healthcare Performance Improvement Group tomorrow, June 30 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m., CST. Last chance to register! This complimentary virtual meeting titled “Leadership, Change Management and Innovation Through a […]

DFWHC Foundation sponsors tribute video honoring North Texas hospital employees

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today the release of its new tribute video honoring North Texas healthcare employees titled “Together We Create a Better Community.” The video was produced due to the postponement of the DFWHC Foundation’s annual Employee of the Year Luncheon, an event dating back 25 years that has honored more […]

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. […]

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 […]