Posts Tagged ‘Parkland’

Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is on the home stretch!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is on the home stretch today at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Highlights today have included Vikas Chowdhry of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation discussing “Show Me the Value!” A discussion prior to lunch detailed “Hospital […]

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 […]

Agenda released for Nov. 6 IQSC Data Summit

The official agenda has been released to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing […]

Foundation’s Dr. Sharma to be panelist at Global People’s Summit on Sept. 22

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s own Dr. Sushma Sharma will serve as a panelist during the “Dallas Global People’s Hub: Reimagine Our Community” on September 22 at The Brain Performance Institute in Dallas. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., will take place during The Global People’s Summit and is hosted by The […]

Promo tapings for DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” radio program begin today

Radio promos began taping today in advance of the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance misuse […]

DFWHC to sponsor Sept. 9 broadcast detailing depression awareness and suicide prevention

Mark your calendars and set your radio dials for the September 9 two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The event is sponsored locally by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its 2018 mental health and substance […]

United Way visits the Foundation to film promotional video

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices today to film segments of a promotional video touting the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant. The video will highlight the patient care technician job efforts with United Way Dallas and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Sally Williams, the director of the DFWHC […]

Local panelists discuss Better Skills Better Jobs Grant

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas hosted area hospital employers and a panel of experts to discuss the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant yesterday at the Catholic Charities of Dallas. Panelists included Trish Jackson of UT Southwestern University Hospitals, Kay Kirby of Methodist Health System and Gerard Camacho […]

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 […]

Dallas team releases the latest numbers on child suicide death rates

Assembled from data from the years 2012-2016, the Dallas County Child Death Review Team has released the latest statistics on child suicide death rates in the county. The numbers revealed an alarming 79 percent increase in suicides for children ages 14-17, with 51.8 percent of those suicides completed by children between the ages of 16-17. […]