Summer Interlocutor is now available


The summer edition of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s magazine Interlocutor was released to membership this week. The issue highlights the recipients and the keynote speaker of the October 24 Annual Awards Luncheon at the Arlington Convention Center. The DFWHC event is celebrating its 65th year honoring friends of North Texas healthcare. Additional highlights include registration detail for the Aug. … Read More

Summer Institute set for August 8


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation in coordination with North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing and Practice Partners, will host the 2013 “Summer Institute,” August 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Texas Health Resources University. The conference is designed to provide an overview of issues related to English proficiency among nurses and nursing students. The event is … Read More

DFWHC Membership Directory now available


The 2013 version of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Membership Directory is now available. Complimentary hard copies will be distributed to hospital and associate members in August. The directory will be available as hard copy book or an electronic .pdf document which can be e-mailed to members. The popular reference guide serves as an informational address book for members … Read More

DFWHC educational webinar series set for the Fall


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC), in coordination with InsMed, will host an “Educational Series” of webinars September 9, October 10 and November 11. The webinars begin at 4:00pm and participation is free. The topic for the September 9 event is “The importance of Disability Insurance in the career of a Physician.” The October 10 webinar will cover “What to … Read More

The Uninsured in Texas – Not Just a Health Care Problem


We all know that Texas leads the nation in the uninsured rate for health care approaching 28 percent of the population and even higher in some North Texas counties. Approximately 6 million people, including 1.2 million children, have no health care coverage. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Medical Association estimate if the Patient Protection and … Read More

Welcome New Associate Members- June


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North Texas Preceptor Academy set for June 27-28


Nurse Preceptors serve a vital role by promoting competence, familiarity and confidence. The upcoming North Texas Preceptor Academy, June 27-28, is an educational event for registered nurses interested in learning more. Sessions are designed to help the beginner as well as the experienced preceptor. The Preceptor Academy was first held in 2012, with VA North Texas Health Care System and … Read More

Recycling and Good Health Habits


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Welcome New Associate Members


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DFWHC Membership Directory available this summer


A communications guide for North Texas hospitals, the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Membership Directory has been a popular tool for more than 30 years. The 2013 version will be distributed to members this summer. The directory will be available as a pocket guide or an electronic .pdf document. The DFWHC Membership Directory serves as resource for members interested in … Read More