Posts Tagged ‘public safety’

Governor Abbott proclaims October as “Health Literacy Month”

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Texas Governor Greg Abbott made it official last week, joining Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer when they signed proclamations from their offices. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center was present for the Governor’s signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their […]

Health Literacy Month – Have you heard about the “Words-to-Lose” project?

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Members of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative completed a “Words-to-Lose” study last week. The test provides healthcare employees an opportunity to provide words that should be eliminated when communicating with patients. The use of plain language is a health literacy strategy for making […]

It’s official – October is Health Literacy month!

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price made it official on September 24 when she signed the proclamation at Fort Worth City Hall. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center and Jessica Rangel of SaferCare Texas were present for the signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their health […]

DFWHC-sponsored “I’m Listening” to air in Spanish tomorrow morning

A live, two-hour broadcast of “I’m Listening,” will air tomorrow morning in Spanish from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on 107.5 La Grande FM. The program will kick off a busy weekend of radio conversation to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, […]

DFWHC sponsors “I’m Listening” broadcast to raise awareness on mental health

Set your radio dials on September 8 for the two-hour broadcast “I’m Listening,” a program to inspire community awareness on depression while highlighting the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. For the second straight year, the event will be locally sponsored by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) in a continuation of its mental health […]

Patient Safety Summit presentations posted online

Whew! Our DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation staff worked night and day to post the recordings from their 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1. Now, you can view each presentation individually on the DFWHC Foundation’s very own YouTube channel. Presentations include: • “Clinician Well Being/Burnout/Resilience” – Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of American Hospital […]

Packed house today at the Patient Safety Summit!

It’s a packed house today at the Hurst Conference Center with 300-plus attendees at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit. So far, there have been six educational sessions and nine speakers discussing everything from “Clinician Burnout” to “Health Literacy.” This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of […]

Patient Safety Summit just one week away!

Just one week to go! Tickets are still available to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally […]

Countdown has begun to the “Patient Safety Summit” on Aug. 1!

Tickets are still available to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” […]

Sponsorships still available to Aug. 1 Patient Safety Summit!

Sponsorships are still available to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” […]