Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Governor Abbott proclaims October as “Health Literacy Month”

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Texas Governor Greg Abbott made it official last week, joining Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer when they signed proclamations from their offices. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center was present for the Governor’s signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their […]

Health Literacy Month – Have you heard about the “Words-to-Lose” project?

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative completed a “Words-to-Lose” study last week. The test provides healthcare employees an opportunity to provide words that should be eliminated when communicating with patients. The use of plain language is a health literacy strategy for making […]

It’s official – October is Health Literacy month!

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price made it official on September 24 when she signed the proclamation at Fort Worth City Hall. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center and Jessica Rangel of SaferCare Texas were present for the signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their health […]

Just 21 days until DFWHC’s 71st Annual Awards Luncheon!

It’s just 21 days until the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). Tickets and sponsorships are still available. This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, co-chair of Medical City Healthcare, to […]

Foundation’s “Nurse Educator” seminar set for Oct. 16

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s “North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators” is set for October 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Formerly the Summer Institute, this educational event is themed “Nursing Trends,” with five seminars including two panel discussions. This event is a great opportunity to […]

More than 80 attendees turnout for “High-Level Disinfection” event

More than 80 attendees were present for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on Monday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA surveyor, served as keynote speakers. […]

DFWHC’s Summer Interlocutor is now available

The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the link or graphic below to read about the upcoming 71st Annual Awards Luncheon, the sad passing of two Distinguished Health Service Award recipients, and the final column of Kristin Tesmer, who will be leaving the DFWHC Foundation after 10 years. Hard […]

Sponsorships now available to DFWHC’s Oct. 8 Annual Awards Luncheon

Sponsorships are now available to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 8 in the ballroom at the Irving Convention Center (new location). This year’s event is themed “Remembering the Past to Shape the Future,” with Andy Stern, the managing director of Club Oaks Consulting, board member of AMN Healthcare […]

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 […]

Foundation to host “High-Level Disinfection” event on Aug. 12

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on August 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA […]