Posts Tagged ‘Methodist’

Foundation to participate in “Smart Justice” program

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President of the DFWHC Foundation “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift The numbers make the issue obvious, but they are still hard to believe. Twenty to 25 percent of people in Texas county jails are diagnosed with mental illness, with annual costs to […]

Methodist Mansfield’s Price named Rex McRae recipient

Brandii Price, a nurse extern at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center and a student at Mountain View College, was named this week as the 2018 recipient of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Rex McRae Scholarship. The annual award honors a student pursuing a healthcare career in nursing or allied health professions in North Texas. Price […]

Foundation to participate in “Pathways to Work”

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions announced in January that it was awarding $100,000 to “Pathways to Work,” a partnership of employers, funders and training providers led by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to advance job quality strategies in the healthcare industry. The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is expected to support “Pathways […]

DFWHC Foundation announces 2018 Board of Trustees

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has announced its Board of Trustees for 2018. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair Ruben Esquivel, VP Community/Corporate Relations, UT Southwestern Medical Center • Vice Chair Pamela Stoyanoff, Executive VP/COO, Methodist Health System • Trustee Dr. Baron Hamman, CMO, Texas Health Heart and […]

Foundation’s IQSC Data User’s seminar is wrapping up!

They’re on the home stretch! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s First Annual Information Quality Services Center (IQSC) Data User’s Educational Event is nearing the end today at the Texas Woman’s University campus in Dallas. Titled “Healthcare Data: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive,” the all-day seminar was highlighted by 13 speakers talking Big Data to a room […]

Foundation participates in Dallas County domestic violence report

Did you know the presence of a gun during a domestic violence incident increases the risk of homicide by 500 percent? Or that domestic violence is 11 times more likely to occur on days of heavy alcohol or drug use? You can learn these and hundreds of additional facts in the Dallas County Adult Intimate […]

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 […]

Sold out audience turns out for “Beating the Odds of Sepsis” return engagement

Back by popular demand, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s educational meeting “Beating the Odds of Sepsis” on May 30 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center attracted a sold-out audience of 130 attendees. The complimentary seminar was originally held October 27 at the offices of Texas Health Resources in Arlington and was also presented to a sold-out […]

Announcing a New Initiative
“Texas Quality Institute”

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation (DFWHC Foundation) has approved a new project to partner with cardiovascular surgeons and North Texas hospitals to share information about cardiovascular surgery in the region. Titled the Texas Quality Institute (TQI), the initiative is led by Dr. Michael Mack, Dr. Baron Hamman and Dr. Todd Dewey.  Multiple hospitals systems […]