Posts Tagged ‘research’

Guests from UTSW and Texas Health highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 41 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the importance of masks during the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential lung issues when contracting the virus. Guests included: • Dr. Robert Haley, Director of the Division […]

Guests from UTSW and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 39 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on the accuracy of COVID-19 testing and stroke identification. Guests included: • Jasmin Tiro, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Behavioral and Communication Sciences, UT Southwestern; • and Dr. […]

Guests from JPS, Texas Health and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

Episode 38 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on Sepsis Awareness and North Texas COVID-19 research. Guests included: • Kathy Watts, Clinical Sepsis Coordinator, JPS Health Network; • Jessica Aguilar, Clinical Sepsis Nurse, JPS Health Network; […]

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 […]

Virtual NAMI Walk 2020 raises mental health awareness in North Texas

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Texas hosted its annual walk on Saturday, May 30 to bring North Texans together for raising awareness and addressing mental health disparities in the community. Themed “A National Day of Hope,” the NAMI walk was one of the largest community movements in North Texas which brings residents […]

Foundation thanks hospitals during Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949 in the U.S., May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation would like to thank hospitals, local mental health authorities, partners and leaders for supporting the “10,000 Lives Program” for North Texas. With seven North Texas counties having no […]

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering […]

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]