Posts Tagged ‘healthcare workforce’

Sponsorships now available to 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon

Sponsorships are now available to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for Thursday, April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. This year’s theme is “Engage your Heart,” with Chief Richard Picciotto, a New York firefighter and survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, serving as keynote […]

Nominees now being accepted to 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon

Nominees are now being accepted to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon. The event is scheduled for Thursday, April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. Last year, 16 recipients were honored from a pool of more than 130 nominees. This year’s theme is “Engage your Heart,” […]

Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 25

Save the date! The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation has set the date and location of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon for Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas. A celebration of dedicated North Texas hospital employees, the 2019 Employee of the Year Luncheon will honor 16 […]

Video promoting “Better Skills Better Jobs” posted online

A video promoting the Better Skills Better Jobs project, a grant-funded program to provide patient care technician mentoring, support and opportunities for advancement, was posted online this week. The video was produced by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, who visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices in August to film interviews with Sally […]

A new Preceptor Academy set for Oct. 12 in Irving

A new edition of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy is set for Friday, October 12 at the Medical City Healthcare Resource Center in Irving on the campus of Medical City Las Colinas. The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare […]

Local coalition to boost clinician resilience

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation A national survey conducted this year of more than 15,000 physicians reveals that 42 percent of them suffer from burnout, with an additional 15 percent admitting depression. Of those reporting burnout, 33 percent admit it effects patient care and 42 percent say it effects their work relationships. Those […]

Patient Safety Summit concludes with a two-day total of 350 attendees

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit closed out today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 350 total attendees participating. Speakers today included Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor and former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants discussing “Teamwork and Resilience,” Coleen Smith, director of high reliability […]

Day 1 of the Patient Safety Summit kicked off today in Arlington

Day one of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit kicked off today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 200 attendees participating. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety,” with Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation, opening the program to discuss “Creating a Culture of […]

United Way visits the Foundation to film promotional video

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices today to film segments of a promotional video touting the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant. The video will highlight the patient care technician job efforts with United Way Dallas and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Sally Williams, the director of the DFWHC […]

Patient Safety Summit – Captain Dan Birbeck speaker spotlight

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is less than two weeks away on August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. One of the keynote speakers on the second day of the event is Captain Dan Birbeck of the Dallas County Hospital District Police. Captain Birbeck’s topic will be “Active Shooter Training […]