Posts Tagged ‘Patient Safety’

Sherry Cusumano named vice chair of Community Health Collaborative

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that Sherry Cusumano, RN, LCDC, MS, administrative director of community education and clinical development at Medical City Green Oaks, will serve as vice chair of the organization’s North Texas Community Health Collaborative. Cusumano will join Ashleigh Kinney, director of family services and child life at Scottish Rite […]

Foundation virtual events have now been posted online

Sessions from the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s recent virtual events including the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit, the North Texas Institute for Nurse Educators and the 4th Annual Information and Quality Services (IQSC) Data Summit have now been posted online. The 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit was hosted over four two-hour sessions on September […]

14th Annual TAHIT Symposium set for Nov. 20-21

Mark your calendars! The Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators (TAHIT) will be hosting its 14th Annual Symposium and Career Fair, November 20-21. The virtual event will be highlighted by Keynote Speaker Mara Youdelman, managing attorney of the Health Law Program. She will be discussing “What’s the State of Language Access Laws and Policies?” […]

APNA Mental Health Nursing Program begins Nov. 20

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) will be hosting a virtual “Recovery to Practice Program” on November 20, December 4 or December 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., CDT. There will be 8.0 Contact Hours available, with the event facilitated by Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS, senior director at Alvarez & Marsal; Rebecca […]

DFWHC and Accenture webinar “Virtual Healthcare in Texas” is just two days away!

It’s just two days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Accenture webinar “Texans Want Virtual Healthcare. Here’s How Providers Can Grow from It.” this Wednesday, October 14 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will examine a groundbreaking Texas survey by Accenture detailing the surprising results of telehealth usage during the pandemic. […]

Day four closes the Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit

Day four and the final session of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit wrapped up last Thursday closing an event that attracted more than 400 attendees. The Summit was held over four days on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, with two-hour sessions hosted on each day. “We were […]

DFWHC and VitaCorpo to co-host Oct. 7 webinar “Workforce Readiness”

During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo will co-host the webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work” on Wednesday, October 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A VitaCorpo expert panel to include Greg Harris, Herman Hill and Jody […]

Day three of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit continues!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation pilots are in the cockpit! Patti Taylor and Lisé Sanchez are navigating Session 3 of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit as we speak as Lara Burnside, Brittany Hendrickson and Anne Van Dyke are discussing “Patient and Family Engagement.” They will be followed by Valere Lemon of Health Catalyst as […]

Day two of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit continues!

Session 2 of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit started today with Audrey Cortez of Interactive Quality, LLC discussing nurse resiliency. She will be followed by Winjie Tang Miao of Texas Health Resources to detail shifting priorities in today’s patient safety environment. The virtual Summit will continue to take place over […]

Keynote session of the 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit now available online

If you missed the opening session of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit on September 10, the presentation is now available online. Keynote Speaker Meagan Johnson opened the event to discuss “Generational Workforce.” You can download a postcard detailing her discussion by clicking the graphic below. To view Johnson’s presentation, […]