Posts Tagged ‘JPS Health Network’

Health Literacy Month – Have you heard about the “Words-to-Lose” project?

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative completed a “Words-to-Lose” study last week. The test provides healthcare employees an opportunity to provide words that should be eliminated when communicating with patients. The use of plain language is a health literacy strategy for making […]

DCCCD, Department of Labor announce $12 million apprenticeship grant

Dallas County Community College District is the recipient of a $12 million apprenticeship grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that will promote successful training and serve as a model for programs to strengthen the local workforce with trained, credentialed workers. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta was on hand to make the announcement yesterday […]

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm […]

Foundation sponsors event during “Healthcare Quality Week” at Parkland

In honor of “Healthcare Quality Week,” October 21-27, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation sponsored Lee Ann Franklin’s presentation “Employee Well-Being and Resilience” on Tuesday at Parkland Health & Hospital System. The event was attended by 20-plus. Franklin, the director of spiritual care and ethics at JPS Health Network, is an ordained pastor, a board-certified chaplain […]

Local hospitals participating in Hurricane Harvey relief

The rains may have stopped (for the time being), but hospital relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey have continued throughout the week in North Texas. While the number of evacuees has not reached the overwhelming totals from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 when an estimated 26,000 people arrived in Dallas, the storm has kept the […]

Annual Summer Institute set for Aug. 8 in Dallas

One of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s most popular events, the annual Summer Institute is set for Tuesday, August 8 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Innovation and Technology in Healthcare,” with Julie Hall-Barrow of Children’s Health serving as the keynote speaker with the […]