Posts Tagged ‘patient outcomes’

DFWHC to co-host April 30 webinar on emergency center wait times

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with 6SigmaTek will host the complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, […]

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]

Just one week until DFWHC/Flatirons webinar!

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Flatirons Digital Innovations webinar “How Data Archiving Addresses Care, Compliance and Cost: Best Practices for Healthcare Providers” on December 6 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This complimentary educational event will be hosted by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, with Flatirons experts George Florentine, VP of Technology; […]

Gerber expert to make first-ever Dallas appearance next week

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council and Gerber educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” on May 23 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Highlighting the complimentary conference is Dr. Andrea Papamandjaris as keynote speaker and making her first-ever […]

Foundation’s TQI publishes report on “Operative Mortality”

A new report by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Texas Quality Initiative found an excessive number of unknown statuses for patients following coronary artery bypass surgery. Titled “Impact of Accurate 30-Day Status on Operative Mortality: Wanted Dead or Alive, Not Unknown” and published this month in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal […]

Jenkins to serve as keynote at April 24 NCTTRAC event

Kristin Jenkins, president of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation, will serve as keynote speaker at a North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC) symposium, April 24. Titled “Community Integrated Mobile Healthcare Symposium: Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Costs,” the event is from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Historic Uptown Theater in […]