Posts Tagged ‘Patient Safety’

Sepsis Strike Force webinar “Patients and Nutrition Intervention” set for Feb. 22

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s Sepsis Strike Force in association with the Abbott Nutrition will host the webinar “Optimizing Outcomes in Critically Ill Septic Patients with Nutrition Intervention” on Tuesday, February 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CT. James Lucas, MS, RD, Clinical Liaison with Abbott Nutrition, will serve as guest speaker. During the […]

Sepsis Strike Force webinar “What’s New in Antimicrobial Stewardship” has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s Sepsis Strike Force webinar “What’s New in Antimicrobial Stewardship” originally broadcast on Tuesday, January 25 has been posted online. Matt Crotty, Pharm.D., BCIDP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Disease, Antimicrobial Stewardship, served as guest speaker. You can view the webinar here. For questions, please contact Patti Taylor at ptaylor@dfwhcfoundation.org.

Foundation’s Sepsis Strike Force webinar “What’s New in Antimicrobial Stewardship” set for Jan. 25

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s Sepsis Strike Force will be hosting the complimentary webinar complimentary webinar “What’s New in Antimicrobial Stewardship” on Tuesday, January 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CST. Nursing CE Hours are pending. Matt Crotty, Pharm.D., BCIDP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Disease, Antimicrobial Stewardship, will serve as speaker. You can register […]

Foundation’s committee creates new definition for workplace violence

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. After multiple meetings, the committee has created a new definition for workplace violence. The updated interpretation: “Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring at the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, […]

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.