Posts Tagged ‘healthcare quality’

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” is now live – check out our healthcare heroes!

Thank you, healthcare heroes! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign is now available. The official booklet and video were posted online today. “We would like to thank the hospitals for honoring so many of our healthcare heroes,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. […]

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” postponed to early September

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it was postponing its “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign to the second week of September. The official booklet and video were originally scheduled to drop September 1. “We are thrilled by the number of submissions,” said Sally Williams, Workforce Center Director at the DFWHC Foundation. “We […]

Registration deadline for virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt classes in one week!

Deadline to register for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek, LLC virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training classes is in one week, on Friday, August 27. The virtual Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification classes will be aimed at those new to the world of Six Sigma with an interest in developing skills involving […]

“North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” sponsor deadline approaching!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June it would postpone the 2021 Employee of the Year Luncheon to next year and replace the event with its virtual “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign. For the past year, hospitals have been submitting individuals and teams who displayed uncommon dedication during the pandemic. Each submission will […]

Jen Miff named to Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for 2021

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Jen Miff, President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in Irving, Texas, to the Board of Examiners for the 2021 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence. […]

DFWHC and 6SigmaTek webinar “Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training” has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek, LLC webinar “DFWHC Healthcare Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training” originally broadcast on July 22, 2021 has now been posted online. The event was an introduction to the virtual Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Classes that will be available to hospital and company employees in 2021. Guest speakers […]

Sponsorships now available to “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June it would postpone the 2021 Employee of the Year Luncheon to next year and replace the event with its virtual “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign. For the past year, hospitals have been submitting individuals and teams who displayed uncommon dedication during the pandemic. Each submission will […]

Foundation’s annual Patient Safety Summit set to start Sept. 9

Healthcare heroes unite! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 9 and continue September 16, 23 and 30. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Healthcare Heroes United,” and will be […]

Sepsis Awareness 8: Prevention

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

Employee of the Year Luncheon 2021 to shift focus to honor “COVID-19 Heroes”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today it would postpone the 2021 Employee of the Year Luncheon to next year and replace the event with its virtual “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign. Last year, the DFWHC Foundation asked hospitals to submit individuals and teams at all levels of their organization who displayed uncommon dedication […]