Posts Tagged ‘infection awareness’

Foundation hosts Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class

Washing your hands is only the beginning. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is in the midst of hosting a five-day Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class from May 13-17 at the Hurst Conference Center. The class is being hosted by Patti Taylor, the director of quality and patient safety services at the DFWHC Foundation. More […]

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 […]

DFWHC to host April 6 educational event on “Infection Control”

The future of hospital infection control will highlight a DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) educational event on Thursday, April 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Marriott DFW Airport in Irving. Titled “Improving Patient Safety and Reducing Risk with No-Touch Disinfection,” the seminar will include a presentation by Dr. Roy F. Chemaly, a professor […]

DFWHC Foundation taps Agency Creative for infection awareness campaign

The Dallas-­‐Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC) has selected Agency Creative to launch an integrated infection awareness campaign in the Metroplex area. DFWHC Foundation is a Las Colinas-­based healthcare association that partners with North Texas hospitals in a collaborative alliance to advocate with state and local governments and to inform the community on important health […]