Posts Tagged ‘healthy workforce’

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 […]

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 […]

Texas study detailing violence against nurses released this week

The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) this week released the results of a survey detailing violence against nurses in the workplace. Titled “2018 Workplace Violence Against Nurses – Facility Survey,” the report included information from state hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies and freestanding emergency medical centers. “The purpose of the survey […]

Photographs now available from April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

Smile, you’re on camera! Photographs to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 are now available online. If you would like to purchase photos or peruse the 700-plus attendees, 130-plus nominees and 14 recipients at the event, you can find them here. Jerry McClure served as the […]