Posts Tagged ‘healthcare quality’

Recognition creates resilience and health

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFW Hospital Council Foundation We have quite a bit of work underway locally through educational events and collaboration to address clinician burnout. Our goal is to create work environments that promote resilience and health within our valuable employees. We recently conducted a survey to obtain data on this subject. Three […]

Foundation hosts Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class

Washing your hands is only the beginning. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is in the midst of hosting a five-day Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class from May 13-17 at the Hurst Conference Center. The class is being hosted by Patti Taylor, the director of quality and patient safety services at the DFWHC Foundation. More […]

Photographs now available from April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

Smile, you’re on camera! Photographs to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 are now available online. If you would like to purchase photos or peruse the 700-plus attendees, 130-plus nominees and 14 recipients at the event, you can find them here. Jerry McClure served as the […]

North Texas hospital employees awarded at April 25 Luncheon

HURST, TX – A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon was held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. More than 700 attendees turned out to honor 130 nominees and 14 announced winners from a pool of 55 area hospitals. […]

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm […]

NTAHQ to host annual conference on May 15-16 in Dallas

The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) will be hosting its annual conference titled “The Healthcare Quality Professional” on May 15-16 in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15 and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 16. […]

Foundation staff poses for photo in advance of April 25 Luncheon

The countdown has begun! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is just 21 days away on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Staff members of the DFWHC Foundation posed for their official group photo last week in anticipation of the event. It has become an annual tradition […]

Judging for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon is complete!

The countdown has begun! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is just 22 days away on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Board members of the Dallas-Fort Worth Healthcare Human Resources Association (DFWHHRA) were at the DFWHC Foundation offices last week to judge the 130-plus nominees submitted […]

DFWHC to co-host April 30 webinar on emergency center wait times

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with 6SigmaTek will host the complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, […]

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]