Posts Tagged ‘Patient Safety’

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life […]

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! […]

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to […]

Foundation’s annual Patient Safety Summit set to start Sept. 9

Healthcare heroes unite! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 9 and continue September 16, 23 and 30. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Healthcare Heroes United,” and will be […]

Sepsis Awareness 8: Prevention

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

Foundation’s “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and JPS Health Network webinar “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” originally broadcast on June 29 has been posted online. Joni Padden, DNP, APRN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer at Texas Health Resources, served as speaker. You can view the webinar here. For questions, please contact Patti Taylor at ptaylor@dfwhcfoundation.org.

Sepsis Awareness 7: Life After Sepsis

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

“Sepsis Predictive Analytics” webinar set for June 29

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with JPS Health Network will host a complimentary webinar “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” on Tuesday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. One hour of CNE credit will be available. Joni Padden, DNP, APRN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer at Texas Health Resources, will serve as […]

Sepsis Awareness 6: An Equal Opportunity Illness

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has been coordinating the Sepsis Strike Force over the past five years. Led by Patti Taylor, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of quality and patient safety services, the group is made up of representatives from hospitals across North Texas inspired by the goal to create awareness on the dangers of […]

Foundation to coordinate new Workplace Violence Committee

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it would coordinate the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. “For the last several years, workplace violence has become a recognized hazard in the healthcare industry,” said Patti Taylor, director of quality and […]