Posts Tagged ‘nursing shortage’

National workforce conference held in Dallas

It was a meeting of great workforce minds when The National Fund for Workforce Solutions 2019 Convening was held in Dallas, June 25-27 at the Fairmont Hotel. Two North Texas hospitals were honored while our very own Sally Williams, workforce center director at the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, participated in a panel discussion. The National […]

Local coalition to boost clinician resilience

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation A national survey conducted this year of more than 15,000 physicians reveals that 42 percent of them suffer from burnout, with an additional 15 percent admitting depression. Of those reporting burnout, 33 percent admit it effects patient care and 42 percent say it effects their work relationships. Those […]

North Texas health workforce gets a major boost

As the conversation continues from the “C-Suite” to the nursing unit and all points in between, it is clear there needs to be a boost in the healthcare workforce. This need to find qualified healthcare professionals is urgent. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken steps to ensure this need is met […]