Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life […]

Carter BloodCare: Oh, those positive Os! Seeking blood donors with the most common type

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced in June that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. For the remainder of 2021, DFWHC will post regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! […]

Blood drives set for September 8 at two Medical City locations

Medical City Dallas and Medical City Heart and Spine, in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will be hosting blood drives on September 8. These blood drives are open to the public. The Medical City Dallas event is from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. while the Medical City Heart and Spine drive is from 12:00 noon to […]

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

The Summer 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to […]

Foundation’s “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and JPS Health Network webinar “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” originally broadcast on June 29 has been posted online. Joni Padden, DNP, APRN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer at Texas Health Resources, served as speaker. You can view the webinar here. For questions, please contact Patti Taylor at ptaylor@dfwhcfoundation.org.

“Sepsis Predictive Analytics” webinar set for June 29

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with JPS Health Network will host a complimentary webinar “Sepsis Predictive Analytics” on Tuesday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. One hour of CNE credit will be available. Joni Padden, DNP, APRN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer at Texas Health Resources, will serve as […]

Foundation to coordinate new Workplace Violence Committee

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it would coordinate the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. “For the last several years, workplace violence has become a recognized hazard in the healthcare industry,” said Patti Taylor, director of quality and […]

“Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and JPS Health Network webinar “Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” originally broadcast on May 25 has been posted online. Speakers included Carrie Hood, BSN, RN, CHML of Baylor Scott & White Lake Pointe and Jessica Aguilar, BSN, RN, LP of JPS Health Network. You can view the webinar here. For […]

Maternal Sepsis webinar set for May 25

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation in association with JPS Health Network will host a complimentary webinar “Maternal Sepsis: A Nurse’s Story” on Tuesday, May 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. One hour of CNE credit will be available. Speakers will include Carrie Hood, BSN, RN, CHML of Baylor Scott & White Lake Pointe […]

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. […]