Posts Tagged ‘social awareness’

NTX Overdose Awareness Day set for Aug. 31 in Denton

The Reacting to Opioid Overdose (ROO) team has announced a North Texas Overdose Awareness Day will be held on Wednesday, August 31 at the Denton Courthouse and Square from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., CST. Representatives of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation will also be present. During the event, the Denton County Courthouse and downtown skyline […]

Foundation’s Workplace Violence Committee releases “Call to Action”

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s new Workplace Violence Committee released its official “Call to Action” this month. Hospitals and systems participating on the committee include Baylor Scott & White Health, Children’s Health, JPS Health Network, Medical City Healthcare, Methodist Health System, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Texas Health Resources, UT Southwestern, VA North […]

Foundation’s committee creates new definition for workplace violence

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced in June the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. After multiple meetings, the committee has created a new definition for workplace violence. The updated interpretation: “Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring at the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, […]

Sepsis Awareness 8: Prevention

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 […]

Sepsis Awareness 7: Life After Sepsis

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 […]

Sepsis Awareness 6: An Equal Opportunity Illness

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 […]

DFWHC Foundation Blog: The Evolution of Discussing Mental Health

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation The National Institutes of Health (NIH) points out that words matter. Removing the stigma frequently associated with mental and behavioral health is one of the great joys of our work at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation. One specific evolution is recognizing both substance […]

Sepsis Awareness 5: Sepsis and Children

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]