Posts Tagged ‘UNT Health Science Center’

Health Literacy Texas to host inaugural conference on June 24

Health Literacy Texas will be hosting its first inaugural conference “Let’s Move the Needle on Health Literacy in Texas” on Thursday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., CDT. The one-day conference will serve as an introduction to Health Literacy Texas while discussing health literacy best practices and lessons learned. It will also be […]

Vaccine registration set for March 13 in Fort Worth

The Tarrant County Community Engaged Alliance Against COVID-19 is hosting a vaccine registration event on Saturday, March 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT at the Eastside YMCA in Fort Worth. North Texan residents can also sign up online with their county or any county convenient to them. The county will then contact you […]

Day four closes the Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit

Day four and the final session of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 13th Annual Patient Safety Summit wrapped up last Thursday closing an event that attracted more than 400 attendees. The Summit was held over four days on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, with two-hour sessions hosted on each day. “We were […]

TCU and UNTHSC’s Surgeon Generals Roundtable set for tomorrow evening – DFWHC discount available!

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” set for tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m., CDT. Co-hosted by Texas Christian University (TCU) and The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), the […]

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 […]

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); […]

“WebLitLegit” video asks local teenagers about online health literacy

Did you know October is Health Literacy Month? In honor of the occasion, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Health Literacy Collaborative produced the local video “WebLitLegit” where multiple teenagers are asked about their online health literacy. A recent study found that 70% of youths use the Internet as their first source of health information. […]

Health Literacy Month – Are your teens “WebLitLegit?”

By Katie Shanklin, UNT Health Science Center Would you trust Internet health information for your teen? A study in 2016, found that 70% of youths use the Internet as their first source of health information. This is problematic because during this phase, many teens have limited e-health literacy, lacking the knowledge and skills to distinguish […]

Governor Abbott proclaims October as “Health Literacy Month”

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Texas Governor Greg Abbott made it official last week, joining Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer when they signed proclamations from their offices. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center was present for the Governor’s signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their […]

It’s official – October is Health Literacy month!

Did you know October is “Health Literacy Month?” Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price made it official on September 24 when she signed the proclamation at Fort Worth City Hall. Teresa Wagner of UNT Health Science Center and Jessica Rangel of SaferCare Texas were present for the signing. Health Literacy empowers patients to improve their health […]