Posts Tagged ‘HEN’

Foundation and CMS co-host event detailing EMTALA

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted the educational event “EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act): How to be Compliant” for more than 75 attendees yesterday in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Dodjie Guioa, a […]

Foundation releases 2017-2018 Annual Report

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released its 2017-2018 Annual Report today. The 24-page document themed “Partners,” details the many business associates from across the state the Foundation has worked with over the past year. Activities and overall numbers of each department are also included. “The Annual Report is a great way to communicate to […]

Foundation releases 2016-2017 Annual Report

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released its 2016-2017 Annual Report today. The 20-page document details the activities of each department over the past 12 months to include research papers, awards and final numbers on the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). The DFWHC Foundation’s participation in the HEN concluded at the end of 2017, with 24 […]

Seats going fast for the Aug. 5 Patient Safety Summit

Just 22 days left until the big event! Seats are selling fast for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 8th Annual Patient Safety Summit, August 5 at the Las Colinas Marriott in Irving. For only $75.00 you will get CE’s, breakfast, lunch and hear eight speakers including Donna Crimmins-Bonnell, RN, BSN, MHSM, CPHQ, Director of Quality […]

Do you wash your hands with soap?

Great article in the Blue Ribbon News highlighting the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s fall public awareness campaign “Stop C-Diff Now!” The campaign’s commercial was a big hit across the metroplex asking a simple question which became a memorable jingle: “Do you wash your hands with soap?” You can find the article here. The “Stop C-Diff […]

Foundation teams with UNT Health Science Center on C-Diff project

Researchers from the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center have teamed together to present results of a Clostridium difficile (C-Diff) project at the 91st Annual Texas Public Health Association’s Education Conference, Feb. 23-25 at the Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin. The DFWHC Foundation and UNT […]

Educational event set for August 5 or 6

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Hospital Engagement Network and the Parkland Health & Hospital System Community Medicine Forum will be hosting the complimentary live educational event “The Service Prescription: Take Three and Call Us In the Morning,” on August 5 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. or August 6 from 8:00-9:30 a.m. The event will be held […]

Patient Safety Dashboard now available

Thanks to the knowledge gained from our work on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN), we have developed a dashboard for all of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation’s participating facilities. This dashboard is displaying measures based on data already collected through the Claims Data Warehouse. Users can now […]

Last chance to register for the FREE 2012 Patient Safety Summit

Your final chance to register for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation’s (DFWHC Foundation) annual Patient Safety Summit, “Health Crusaders, Call for Quality,” is rapidly approaching. The event takes place August 16-17 at the Hurst Conference Center, at Highway 183 and Precinct Line Road, Hurst, Texas. Times are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. August 16 […]

How is the DFWHC Foundation Utilizing Present on Admission? (Part 3 of 3)

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation’s focus for collecting Present-on-Admission (POA) data is not only for hospital comparisons (though valuable in identifying best practices), but also on how we can use the knowledge of that existing condition to potentially identify preventable complications. Our goal is to assist hospital partners in delivering quality patient care and […]