Posts Tagged ‘Quality’

Workforce hosts first Preceptor Academy of the Year

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s first Preceptor Academy of 2018 kicked off this morning at Medical City Dallas Hospital with an audience of 70-plus attendees. Speakers included Shannon Bowling, professional development specialist therapy services at UT Southwestern Medical Center; Dr. Tony Paterniti; Dr. Susan Sheriff, professor and director of graduate programs at Texas […]

Foundation in New Mexico to address “Border Readmission”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Texas Hospital Association, the New Mexico Hospital Association and the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) is hosting a “Border Readmission Symposium” in Las Cruces, New Mexico today. The event, sponsored by HIIN, has attracted more than 65 attendees. The purpose of the symposium is to […]

Foundation hosts “wound care” classes in Tarrant County

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) is hosting a Wound Care Certification (WCC) class October 9-12 at the Comfort Suites in North Richland Hills. Following the classes, Texas representatives will administer the official certification test. More than 50 attendees are present, representing hospitals participating in the […]

DFWHC/Coker Group event details “Volume to Value”

Great crowd turned out for this morning’s DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) “Hot Topic” event “Enabling the Successful Transition from Volume to Value” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Co-hosted by DFWHC partner the Coker Group, speakers included Stefan Werdegar, vice president of leadership development/executive search at the Coker Group; Dr. Ron Strieker, […]

Patient Safety Summit – submissions for storyboard scholarships due July 14

Have you or your hospital made progress in an improvement effort? If so, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation is taking submissions for storyboard scholarships in advance of its 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 9-10 at the Marriott Las Colinas in Irving. Applications are due by July 14. Awards will be announced July 19. […]

Agenda and speakers announced for Patient Safety Summit

The official agenda and speakers to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit were announced today. Themed “Stand Up for Safety!,” the educational event is being held in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services which will be hosting its 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference simultaneously. The seminar will […]

Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 9-10

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in coordination with the Texas Department of State Health Services will be hosting the 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit and the 2017 TDSHS Healthcare Safety Conference, August 9-10 at the Marriot Las Colinas Hotel in Irving. Titled “Stand Up for Safety!,” the event will be highlighted by Dr. Abdusalam […]

“Six Sigma” yellow belts awarded to participants

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a concluding “Six Sigma” presentation yesterday at its offices with more than 30 participants officially awarded yellow belts. The ceremony followed a November 10-11 workshop where eight teams were formed to organize Hospital Engagement Network projects with a focus on improving patient care. Patti Taylor of the DFWHC […]