Posts Tagged ‘healthy north texas’

Using data to drive community action

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation Let’s use data to drive community action. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has partnered with the Community Council of Greater Dallas, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation and the University of Texas at Dallas to launch the new web-based information center Dallas Community Data for Action. The project, […]

Foundation and Healthy Communities to host Oct. 27 meeting

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Healthy Communities Institute will host a special “Dallas Clients Meeting” on October 27 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. This complimentary event from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. will detail updates and the latest news on the Healthy North Texas website. Lunch will be provided. […]

DFWHC’s Fall Interlocutor is now available

The Fall edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s Interlocutor is now available. Click the graphic below for a recap of last month’s Annual Awards Luncheon, detail on the updated “Healthy North Texas” website and a story on the growing food deserts within Dallas. Hard copies will be mailed to membership next week. You can also […]

Foundation debuts updated “Healthy North Texas” website

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) hosted a meeting on population health while also providing a preview of its updated website Healthy North Texas, Sept. 15 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. Representatives of the Healthy Communities Institute were present to display the new capabilities of Healthy North Texas, including access to […]

Empowering a Healthy Community

This week, the American Association of Public Health is sponsoring National Public Health Week. You can find much of the information blogged about this week at: http://www.nphw.org/tools-and-tips/themes/empowering-a-healthy-community. Did you know? • More than 80 million U.S. residents do not have access to fluoridated water, which reduces tooth decay by 25 percent. Every dollar spent on […]

Protecting You While You’re on the Move

This week, the American Association of Public Health is sponsoring National Public Health Week. You can find much of the information blogged about this week at: http://www.nphw.org/tools-and-tips/themes/empowering-a-healthy-community. Did you know? • More than half of drivers and passengers killed in car crashes in 2009 were not wearing restraints.46 In just one year, traffic-related deaths and […]

Healthy North Texas: Our New Community Health Resource

What an exciting start to 2011 for the Community Health Division! As the director of Population and Public Health Research, it’s a constant adventure to find ways to improve population health through data and information. I am excited to announce the launch of our community health website this month, Healthy North Texas! Through the support […]