Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’

Tanya Lord discusses patient and family engagement with area hospitals

More than 30 attendees were present this morning at the DFW Hospital Council Foundation offices in Irving to discuss plans for a new community-wide Patient and Family Engagement Council. Tanya Lord, PhD, the director of patient and family engagement at the Foundation for Healthy Communities provided the presentation and served as speaker. A national expert, […]

Patient and Family Engagement national expert to speak Feb. 19

In support of future plans to create a community-wide Patient and Family Engagement Council, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host Tanya Lord, PhD, the director of patient and family engagement at the Foundation for Healthy Communities, on February 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Foundation headquarters in Irving. A national […]

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,” […]

Details of the Texas State Health Plan

By Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation In November of even-numbered years, the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council (SHCC) updates the Texas State Health Plan and submits their work to the governor. This legally-required plan seeks to ensure health-planning activities and that healthcare is provided in a cost-effective manner. The 2019-2020 update addresses many […]

Foundation sponsors event during “Healthcare Quality Week” at Parkland

In honor of “Healthcare Quality Week,” October 21-27, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation sponsored Lee Ann Franklin’s presentation “Employee Well-Being and Resilience” on Tuesday at Parkland Health & Hospital System. The event was attended by 20-plus. Franklin, the director of spiritual care and ethics at JPS Health Network, is an ordained pastor, a board-certified chaplain […]

Foundation’s Dr. Sharma to be panelist at Global People’s Summit on Sept. 22

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s own Dr. Sushma Sharma will serve as a panelist during the “Dallas Global People’s Hub: Reimagine Our Community” on September 22 at The Brain Performance Institute in Dallas. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will take place during The Global People’s Summit and is hosted by The […]

Summer Interlocutor is now available

The summer edition of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click on the graphic below to read the latest on DFWHC’s upcoming 70th Annual Awards Luncheon and a column by Steve Love on the rising uninsured rates in Texas. You will also find guest articles on the DFW Intimate Partner Violence Coalition, […]

DFWHC announces its Year-Round Sponsors for 2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is proud to announce Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP will return as its Year-Round Sponsors for 2018. The designation allows the two companies to be the top sponsors at all major DFWHC events including its 22nd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 and the 70th Annual Awards […]

Leadership North Texas Health Day underway

The North Texas Commission’s Leadership North Texas Class 9 Health Day kicked off this morning at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. The theme for this year’s event is “The Social Determinants of Health,” with 14 speakers and six sessions. DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love provided a federal and state […]