Posts Tagged ‘social awareness’

Sepsis Awareness – 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 […]

Foundation celebrates Patient Safety Awareness Week

Did you know March 8-14 is Patient Safety Awareness Week? This is an annual recognition event intended to encourage everyone to learn more about health care safety. During this week, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation will seek to advance important discussions locally, and inspire action to improve the safety of health care patients and […]

“Opioid Management” event attracts sold-out audience of 100-plus

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s complimentary educational event “Opioid Management: A Path for the Future” attracted a sold-out audience of 100-plus attendees this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Frisco. Topics included an update on U.S. strategies, diversions and resources. Lisa Sullivan of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) opened the event with a […]

Did you wear your jeans today?

Did you wear your jeans today? For the past 18 years, Peace Over Violence has run its Denim Day campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. The campaign was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt […]

“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” set for April 9

The Fourth Annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraising event is set for April 9 at the Continental Pedestrian Bridge, 109 Continental Avenue in Dallas. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and benefits the Dallas County Sexual Assault Coalition (DCSAC). The mission of the walk is to engage men in being part of the […]