Posts Tagged ‘healthcare industry’

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 […]

State of Reform to host annual conference Sept. 12 in Irving

State of Reform has a date in North Texas! After the past two years in Austin, the conference series bridging the gap between healthcare policy and political reality will host a busy agenda on September 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center. DJ Wilson, president/CEO of State of Reform, will […]

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 […]

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times […]

DFW Alliance to host Oct. 18 event on “Tele-psychiatry”

The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will host the educational session “Tele-psychiatry and Behavioral Health Outcomes” on Wednesday, October 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch. Speakers will include Dr. Ken Hopper, a board-certified MD and psychiatrist; Dr. Mari Tietze, professor of health informatics at Texas Woman’s […]

DFWHC and Vestagen to host Dr. Royer event on healthcare future

What does the future hold? Attendees can find out Friday, September 15 when the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen co-host the educational event “The Acute Care Hospital of the Future: A Dangerous Place.” This complimentary “Lunch & Learn” will be highlighted by speaker Dr. Thomas Royer, former president/CEO of CHRISTUS Health and author of […]