Posts Tagged ‘public safety’

Sepsis Awareness 4: Maternal Facts

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 […]

“Opioid Crisis” webinar is tomorrow – last chance to register!

Last chance to register! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) live virtual event “Opioids: History and Current State of the Opioid Crisis” is tomorrow on Wednesday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, […]

Guests from Parkland, UTSW and Prism highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 18 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed an inspiring COVID-19 survival story, the possibility of herd immunity and childhood vaccinations. Guests included: • Dr. Satyam Nayak, Internal Medicine at Parkland Health […]

CMS to host COVID-19 “Vaccine Confidence” webinar on May 13

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) will host the webinar “Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence” on Thursday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, CDT. Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of CMS OMH, will share information on how to address vaccine hesitancy in the community. He will be joined by Dr. […]

Foundation and DEA to co-host “Opioid Crisis” event on May 5

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Dallas field division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (USDEA) will co-host the live virtual event “Opioids: History and Current State of the Opioid Crisis” on Wednesday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, CDT. This complimentary event is ideal for clinicians, physicians, nurses, healthcare workers, […]

“Don’t Die of Doubt” community conversation set for May 19

The American Heart Association will be hosting “Don’t Die of Doubt: Community Conversation” on Wednesday, May 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., CDT. This complimentary virtual event will be a solution-based discussion highlighting the importance of empowering ourselves to fight heart disease and stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic. A panel of experts will share […]

Sepsis Awareness 3: The Facts

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 […]

Guests from Texas Health and Cook Children’s highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 17 of the second year of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed National Minority Health Month and mental health issues of children when dealing with COVID-19. Guests included: • Dr. Stella Lisk, Structural Heart Program Coordinator […]

Air Climb event raises more than $90,000 towards respiratory research

The American Lung Association hosted its annual Fight for Air Climb Event on Saturday at the Globe Life Park in Arlington. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Air Climb was held outside at the stadium. The popular stair-climb event attracted 119 participants and raised $91,316.44. Our own Patti Taylor, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) […]