Posts Tagged ‘workplace violence’

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit closes out today!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit will officially close out today after its fourth and final session from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. An average of 250 attendees from hospitals across North Texas have participated during each previous session on September 8, 15 and 22. “It’s been a great […]

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit starts in two days!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off in two days this Thursday, September 8 and continue September 15, 22 and 29. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Strength and Courage in the […]

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit less than three weeks away!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off in less than three weeks on September 8 and continue September 15, 22 and 29. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Strength and Courage in […]

Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit begins September 8

Happy anniversary to 15 years! The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off on September 8 and continue September 15, 22 and 29. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT. This year’s Summit is themed “Strength and Courage in […]

DFWHC and THA release updated position statement on workplace violence to promote awareness

The Texas Hospital Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council have issued a revised position statement on health care workplace violence to inform communities across the state on this critical issue. Workplace violence is defined as an act or threat occurring in the workplace that can include any of the following: verbal, nonverbal, written or […]

DFWHC announces support of bipartisan bill seeking protections for healthcare workers against violence

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today its support of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act of 2022. The legislation, introduced yesterday by Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-PA, and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., would extend federal protections to healthcare workers against workplace violence, similar to those afforded to aircraft and airport employees. […]

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 […]