Posts Tagged ‘healthy workforce’

It’s back! Foundation’s 25th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 19

It’s back! After a three-year absence due to the pandemic, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 25th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set to return on Wednesday, April 19, at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event, themed “Celebration of Service!”, will honor hospitals employees from across North Texas with 16 recipients to […]

DFWHC and THA release updated position statement on workplace violence to promote awareness

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a revised position statement on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state on this critical issue. Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring in the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, written or […]

DFWHC Foundation sponsors tribute video honoring North Texas hospital employees

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today the release of its new tribute video honoring North Texas healthcare employees titled “Together We Create a Better Community.” The video was produced due to the postponement of the DFWHC Foundation’s annual Employee of the Year Luncheon, an event dating back 25 years that has honored more […]

Texas hospitals unite against workplace violence to promote awareness

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a position on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state that all Texas hospitals stand united on this critical issue. April is Workplace Violence Awareness Month, and, in alignment with the American Hospital Association, Texas hospitals will celebrate June 3 […]

Foundation’s Workplace Violence Committee releases “Call to Action”

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s new Workplace Violence Committee released its official “Call to Action” this month. Hospitals and systems participating on the committee include Baylor Scott & White Health, Children’s Health, JPS Health Network, Medical City Healthcare, Methodist Health System, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Texas Health Resources, UT Southwestern, VA North […]

Foundation’s committee creates new definition for workplace violence

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. After multiple meetings, the committee has created a new definition for workplace violence. The updated interpretation: “Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring at the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, […]

Foundation to coordinate new Workplace Violence Committee

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it would coordinate the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. “For the last several years, workplace violence has become a recognized hazard in the healthcare industry,” said Patti Taylor, director of quality and […]

DFW Great 100 Nurses drops video highlighting this year’s honorees

Just in time for National Nurses Week, the DFW Great 100 Nurses dropped a video to honor the 2021 honorees. Traditionally, the event is held annually at Dallas’ Meyerson Symphony Center. The event was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view the video here. A program brochure for the event […]

YMCA providing emergency child care in North Texas

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it was starting an effort this week to help families in the community who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis. The organization announced on Tuesday that it was given special approval by Dallas County Health and Human services to offer Emergency YMCA Child Care for […]

Save the date – Foundation’s 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. Materials are still being developed with the official promotion set to begin in January. “We are working with the event committee as we speak to decide on the speaker […]