Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 23

Save the date! The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set for Thursday, April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event is themed “2020 Vision: A World of Opportunities,” with the energetic Christine Cashen to serve as keynote speaker. Cashen is the author of the bestselling books […]

“Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Methodist, Medical City and MADD

The third edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, January 19 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • John Phillips, President of Methodist Dallas Medical Center; • Sherry Cusumano, Executive Director of Community Education and Clinical Development at Medical City Green Oaks; […]

DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” interviews guests from Children’s, JPS, Hunt and Medical City

The second edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday, January 12 on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Jason Isham, Director of Integrated Behavioral Health at Children’s Health; • Lara Burnside, Senior VP, Strategy, Chief Patient Experience Officer at JPS Health Network; […]

DFWHC’s “The Human Side of Health Care” debuts on KRLD 1080 AM

The DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” debuted on Sunday, January 5 on KRLD 1080 AM with a focus on community health. Guest stars for the first edition were Stephen Love, president/CEO of DFWHC; Dr. Don Wesson, president of the Baylor Scott & White Health Wellness Center; Stacie Goran, […]

Wound Certification Prep Course set for March 14-15 in Dallas

HMP Global will be hosting a Wound Certification Prep Course on March 14-15 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days, with the official exam to follow on March 16. The sessions will be held at the Embassy Suites DFW Airport North in Grapevine. The event will provide: • the essentials to become wound […]

So, you have a Health Literate Health Care Organization…or do you?

In honor of October being Health Literacy Month, the DFWHC Foundation posted the following guest blog. By Brennan Lewis, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, PCNS-BC Many of you have likely heard the phrase “health literacy” in one capacity or another, but what exactly do we mean when we discuss it? According to the Patient Protection and Affordable […]

“WebLitLegit” video asks local teenagers about online health literacy

Did you know October is Health Literacy Month? In honor of the occasion, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative produced the local video “WebLitLegit” where multiple teenagers are asked about their online health literacy. A recent study found that 70% of youths use the Internet as their first source of health information. […]

Health Literacy Month – Are your teens “WebLitLegit?”

By Katie Shanklin, UNT Health Science Center Would you trust Internet health information for your teen? A study in 2016, found that 70% of youths use the Internet as their first source of health information. This is problematic because during this phase, many teens have limited e-health literacy, lacking the knowledge and skills to distinguish […]

Sold out audience turns out for Foundation’s “Nurse Institute”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s “North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators” was a sellout, with more than 100 attendees on October 16 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. In all, five presentations including two panel discussions were provided detailing “Trauma Informed Care,” “Palliative Care,” “Patients who are Victims of Intimate Partner Violence and […]

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 […]