Posts Tagged ‘Workforce’

Video promoting “Better Skills Better Jobs” posted online

A video promoting the Better Skills Better Jobs project, a grant-funded program to provide patient care technician mentoring, support and opportunities for advancement, was posted online this week. The video was produced by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, who visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices in August to film interviews with Sally […]

A new Preceptor Academy set for Oct. 12 in Irving

A new edition of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy is set for Friday, October 12 at the Medical City Healthcare Resource Center in Irving on the campus of Medical City Las Colinas. The program is from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare […]

Local coalition to boost clinician resilience

Blog by Kristin Jenkins, President, DFWHC Foundation A national survey conducted this year of more than 15,000 physicians reveals that 42 percent of them suffer from burnout, with an additional 15 percent admitting depression. Of those reporting burnout, 33 percent admit it effects patient care and 42 percent say it effects their work relationships. Those […]

Patient Safety Summit concludes with a two-day total of 350 attendees

Day two of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit closed out today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 350 total attendees participating. Speakers today included Dave Dravecky, cancer survivor and former MLB pitcher for the San Francisco Giants discussing “Teamwork and Resilience,” Coleen Smith, director of high reliability […]

Day 1 of the Patient Safety Summit kicked off today in Arlington

Day one of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit kicked off today at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 200 attendees participating. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety,” with Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation, opening the program to discuss “Creating a Culture of […]

United Way visits the Foundation to film promotional video

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas visited the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation offices today to film segments of a promotional video touting the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant. The video will highlight the patient care technician job efforts with United Way Dallas and the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Sally Williams, the director of the DFWHC […]

Patient Safety Summit – Captain Dan Birbeck speaker spotlight

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is less than two weeks away on August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. One of the keynote speakers on the second day of the event is Captain Dan Birbeck of the Dallas County Hospital District Police. Captain Birbeck’s topic will be “Active Shooter Training […]

Patient Safety Summit – just two weeks away!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is just two weeks away on August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety.” Keynote speakers will include Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation; Dave Dravecky, former pitcher for the San Francisco Giants and […]

Local panelists discuss Better Skills Better Jobs Grant

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas hosted area hospital employers and a panel of experts to discuss the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant yesterday at the Catholic Charities of Dallas. Panelists included Trish Jackson of UT Southwestern University Hospitals, Kay Kirby of Methodist Health System and Gerard Camacho […]

Patient Safety Summit – Lt. Gen. Paul K. Carlton, Jr. speaker spotlight

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is less than a month away on August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. One of the keynote speakers on the first day of the event on August 13 is Lieutenant General (Dr.) Paul K. Carlton, Jr., the 17th Surgeon General of the U.S. […]