Posts Tagged ‘Hospital Improvement Innovation Network’

Foundation to host three levels of Excel training classes

Are you ready to be an “Excel” superhero? The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) will be hosting three levels of Excel classes from beginner to expert. Classes will take place at the New Horizons Computer Learning Centers at 150 W John Carpenter Freeway, suite 100 in Irving. […]

Analysis finds hospital-acquired conditions declined by nearly one million

New data released January 29 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show reductions in hospital-acquired conditions such as adverse drug events and healthcare-associated infections helped prevent 20,500 hospital deaths and save $7.7 billion in health care costs from 2014-2017. AHRQ’s preliminary analysis estimates that […]

Foundation and 6SigmaTek honors “Green Belt” graduates

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation presented 27 graduates with Lean Six Sigma Green Belts on August 27 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. In all, 10 teams participated in the problem-solving exercises in an event co-hosted by 6SigmaTek. Attendees were made up of hospital employees from across North Texas, with Methodist […]

Foundation hosts CPPS course for 60 attendees

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) hosted a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) review course on August 15 at the Arlington Convention Center. More than 60 attendees turned out for the course. The CPPS credential is earned by professionals who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in the […]

Let’s Data! Foundation hosts data analytics classes

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a pair of data analytics classes today at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. The events, sponsored by the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), were sold out with 60-plus attendees from hospitals across North Texas. Dr. Kim Smith of the UT Health Science Center in Houston served as the […]