Posts Tagged ‘UNT Health Science Center’

12th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 1

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set for August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s theme is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary, with Rich Bluni, RN, the nationally known author of “Inspired Nurse,” serving as keynote […]

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in Texas

Blog by Kristin Tesmer, President, DFWHC Foundation This month, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Board of Trustees discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Patti Taylor, our director of patient safety and quality, recently reported the information utilized by our partners […]

Foundation interns present study at TPHA Conference

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation interns Rachel Blaydes and Alex Fernandez displayed their work over the past semester with a poster presentation on North Texas behavioral health during the Texas Public Health Association (TPHA) Annual Conference on March 18 in San Antonio. Coordinated by Dr. Sushma Sharma, the DFWHC Foundation’s director of population health research, […]

New Federal Statistical Research Data Center opens in Dallas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation was on hand Dec. 5 for the official opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins and Dr. Sushma Sharma, the Foundation’s director of public and population health research, serve as board members of […]

And we’re off…Second Annual IQSC Data Summit is underway!

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit kicked off this morning at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Themed “Analytics to Action!,” this year’s event will include 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing recent data projects. With more than 125 […]

Agenda released for Nov. 6 IQSC Data Summit

The official agenda has been released to the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This year’s event is themed “Analytics to Action!,” with 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts detailing […]

Just one month until IQSC Data Summit!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is just one month away on Tuesday, November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Dr. Priya Devapriya, the vice president of health informatics at the UNT Health Science Center, was announced as the keynote speaker. […]

Keynote speaker announced for IQSC Data Summit on Nov. 6

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Information and Quality Services Center’s (IQSC) Second Annual Data Summit is set for Tuesday, November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Dr. Priya Devapriya, the vice president of health informatics at the UNT Health Science Center, was announced today as the keynote speaker. Dr. Devapriya […]

Foundation hosts first Health Literacy meeting

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation hosted its first Health Literacy Collaborative Committee meeting on October 23 at its main offices in Irving. The forum was attended by 22 people representing hospitals and schools in North Texas. The Committee was created for the purpose of inspiring a health literate culture in North Texas with a goal […]

Foundation’s Kristin Jenkins moderates TCU health care panel

During a sold out event this morning at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, DFW Hospital Council Foundation President Kristin Jenkins served as panel moderator during the educational breakfast forum “Transforming Health and Health Care.” The event was hosted by TCU’s Neeley School of Business. The panel included Barclay Berdan, CEO of Texas Health […]