Posts Tagged ‘workplace violence committee’

Texas hospitals unite against workplace violence to promote awareness

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a position on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state that all Texas hospitals stand united on this critical issue. April is Workplace Violence Awareness Month, and, in alignment with the American Hospital Association, Texas hospitals will celebrate June 3 […]

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, […]

Foundation’s “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence” webinar has been posted online

The DFW Hospital Council Foundation and Genesis Women’s Shelter educational webinar “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence: A Part of the Solution” originally broadcast on October 14 has been posted online. Speakers included Elizabeth Wheeler Test, senior director of strategy and operations at Genesis Shelter; Mary Ann Contreras, injury and violence prevention manager at JPS Health […]

Foundation and Genesis webinar “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence” is tomorrow!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and Genesis Women’s Shelter educational webinar “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence: A Part of the Solution” is tomorrow from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., CDT. Last chance to register! Speakers will include Elizabeth Wheeler Test, senior director of strategy and operations at Genesis Shelter; Mary Ann Contreras, injury and violence […]

Foundation and Genesis to host “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence” webinar on Oct. 14

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation and Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support will co-host the educational webinar “Healthcare and Intimate Partner Violence: A Part of the Solution” on Thursday, October 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., CDT. Speakers will include Elizabeth Wheeler Test, senior director of strategy and operations at Genesis Shelter; Mary Ann Contreras, […]

Foundation to coordinate new Workplace Violence Committee

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced this week it would coordinate the formation of a new Workplace Violence Committee. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. “For the last several years, workplace violence has become a recognized hazard in the healthcare industry,” said Patti Taylor, director of quality and […]