YHEC participates in seminar at Medical City Plano

05/17/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) hosted the May session of its Young Healthcare Executive Cohort (YHEC) today at Medical City Plano. Speakers included Tabitha South, assistant chief nursing officer at Medical City Plano, discussing “Patient Expectations;” and Jyric Sims, chief executive officer of Medical City Fort Worth detailing “Leadership Traits.” A panel discussion on “Palliative Care” included Josh Floren, president … Read More

DFWHC and Texas Healthcare Staffing to co-host June 19 breakfast event

05/16/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with Texas Healthcare Staffing, Inc. will host the educational event “How to make In-House recruiting more effective and efficient” on Wednesday, June 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This complimentary seminar will provide insight on how healthcare workers are engaging with … Read More

DFWHC-rooted legislation detailed in DMN story

05/08/2019

The Dallas Morning News ran the story “Dallas-rooted legislation calls for 10 percent Texas tax on retail sales of e-cigs and vape products” this morning detailing a potential state retail excise tax on e-cigarette and vape tobacco products presently before the Texas House. The idea was inspired by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love when he approached Senator Nathan … Read More

Tenet Healthcare celebrates National Volunteer Month in DFW

05/03/2019

Tenet Healthcare Corporation celebrated National Volunteer Month in April by volunteering with five community organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. DFW-based employees from Tenet and the company’s United Surgical Partners International and Conifer Health Solutions subsidiaries provided more than 1,265 hours of volunteer service during the month. The service projects included: • April 2 – The Bridge (serving breakfast to … Read More

Webinar on “Decreasing ER Wait Times” posted online

05/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” held Tuesday, April 30 is now available online. Stephen Griffin, CEO of 6SigmaTek, served as guest speaker. His presentation detailed opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. The webinar can be found here. For information, please contact … Read More

Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More

North Texas hospital employees awarded at April 25 Luncheon

04/29/2019

HURST, TX – A salute to the North Texas hospital workforce, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon was held April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. More than 700 attendees turned out to honor 130 nominees and 14 announced winners from a pool of 55 area hospitals. “We hope this is a … Read More

Sponsors announced for April 25 Employee of the Year Luncheon

04/23/2019

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is proud to announce the official sponsors of its 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. Hall Render and CampbellWilson, LLP have come aboard as the top Platinum Sponsors of the luncheon. • Hall Render is the nation’s largest law firm focused exclusively on matters specific … Read More

One week until DFWHC and 6SigmaTek webinar on decreasing ER wait times!

04/23/2019

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and 6SigmaTek complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register today! This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, morale and even … Read More

ACHE to host tour of Texas Health/UTSW Frisco

04/19/2019

The ACHE of North Texas will host a private preview tour of Texas Health Hospital Frisco and UT Southwestern Medical Center at Frisco on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. The new campus is located at 12400 Dallas Parkway in Frisco. All ACHE members are invited for this private preview before it opens later this year. A panel of leaders … Read More