Posts Tagged ‘population health’

Foundation to host “Building Better Outcomes” webinar on Sept. 20

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will host the complimentary webinar “Building Better Outcomes: Models to Enhance Patient Care for Older Adults” on Tuesday, September 20 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m., CT. Speakers will include Donna Fletcher, BSHA, Geriatric Program Coordinator, NICHE Coordinator at UT Southwestern Medical Center; Michelle Roberson, Nurse Manager, Acute Care […]

Foundation participates in Annual JPS Research Symposium

Despite the COVID-19 interruption, JPS Health System was able to host its Annual Research Symposium virtually on June 5. Organized by JPS’s Academic Affairs & Research Committee, the Symposium was a continuation of an exciting opportunity for educational poster presentations and networking. “The planning committee worked tirelessly to make this year’s event a seamless virtual […]

DFWHC and Health Catalyst webinar on April 2 to detail “Top-3 Healthcare Trends”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Health Catalyst will host the complimentary educational webinar “Top-3 2020 Healthcare Trends and How to Prepare” on Thursday, April 2 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. CST. This “hot topic” webinar will detail ways in which health systems can assess their analytics and identify opportunities for improvements in patient safety […]

A family affair – daughter of Dr. Sushma Sharma has story posted in national forum

The apple evidently does not fall far from the tree. For Dr. Sushma Sharma, the director of public and population health research at the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, her daughter Shivi Sharma has certainly proven that anecdote. Shivi wrote an opinion column titled “Kids These Days: Why Older People Should Stop Judging Our Generation as […]

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 […]

“National Public Health Week” celebrated at the Foundation!

Join the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in celebrating National Public Health Week to become part of a growing movement to create the healthiest nation in one generation. The DFWHC Foundation is celebrating the power of prevention, advocating for healthy policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships and championing a strong public health system. During the […]

Oliveros and Kinney to chair Community Health Collaborative

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a North Texas Community Health Collaborative Board Meeting on March 21 at its headquarters in Irving to discuss strategic priorities for 2018. The board selected Catherine Oliveros, vice president of community health improvement at Texas Health Resources, as chair and Ashleigh Kinney, director of family services and child […]

Foundation releases white paper on North Texas readmission trends

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation released the new white paper “Readmissions in North Texas: A Comprehensive Overview of Statistics, Demographics and Charges to Identify Disparities 2013-2015” this week detailing hospital readmission trends in the region. Published by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the director of public and population health research in the DFWHC Foundation, the report […]

Foundation publishes paper in TPHA Journal on ER disparities

More than 65 percent of emergency (ED) visits could be treated in an out-patient venue, according to a paper authored by staff members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation with assistance from the late Dr. Ron Anderson of Parkland Health & Hospital System. Titled “High Frequency Patient Analysis to Identify Disparities Associated with Emergency […]

Foundation releases 2015-2016 Annual Report

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation) released its 2015-2016 Annual Report to the public this week. This year’s edition, themed “A Helping Hand,” details each DFWHC Foundation department in addition to research and data projects over the past 12 months. You can view the report here. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. […]