Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

TCU and UNTHSC to host Surgeons General Roundtable on Sept. 24

A special complimentary discount is available to all DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hospital members to the Surgeons General Roundtable “Health Disparities Coming to the Forefront in the Era of COVID-19” on Thursday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m., CDT. Co-hosted by Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), the […]

Free COVID-19 testing in Fort Worth

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing is available in Fort Worth from August 4-8 at Jarvis High School. Testing will be available without appointment from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1411 Maydell Street. No advanced registration is required, though all persons being tested will need to have a telephone due to […]

#NTXDoesItRight Outreach

We hope everyone is having a great Friday! We are excited to let you know that Dallas County Health and Human Services has launched a new campaign to promote its COVID-19 community health guidelines. In collaboration with the Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars and the Dallas Zoo, they have created the #NTXDoesItRight campaign to encourage North […]

Love to serve on panel during July 8 COVID-19 discussion

The North Texas Commission will host a continuation of its “To the Point” panel series with the virtual “The Changing Face of Healthcare after COVID-19” on July 8 at 12 noon CDT. Speakers will include: • Stephen Love, DFW Hospital Council; • Dr. Paul Hain, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; • Dr. John Burruss, […]

YMCA providing emergency child care in North Texas

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it was starting an effort this week to help families in the community who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis. The organization announced on Tuesday that it was given special approval by Dallas County Health and Human services to offer Emergency YMCA Child Care for […]

Conference detailing human trafficking set for Jan. 11

The North Texas Cluster of The Links, Inc. is hosting a “Human Trafficking Awareness Conference” on January 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus. Speakers will include: • Alan Schonborn from the office of Governor Abbott; • Vicki Spriggs of Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA); […]

More than 80 attendees turnout for “High-Level Disinfection” event

More than 80 attendees were present for the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on Monday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA surveyor, served as keynote speakers. […]

Foundation to host “High-Level Disinfection” event on Aug. 12

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation in association with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the educational event “High-Level Disinfection: What Surveyors are Looking for” on August 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Dodjie Guioa, a CMS program lead, and Lane Vause, CLIA […]

Patient Safety Summit concludes with a two-day total of 350 attendees

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit closed out today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 350 total attendees participating. Speakers today included Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor and former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants discussing “Teamwork and Resilience,” Coleen Smith, director of high reliability […]

Day 1 of the Patient Safety Summit kicked off today in Arlington

Day one of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit kicked off today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 200 attendees participating. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety,” with Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation, opening the program to discuss “Creating a Culture of […]