Guests from Texas Health and Parkland discuss motorcycle and lightning safety on “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/18/2022

Episode 29 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion detailed helmet safety precautions and tips to avoid lightning strikes. Yikes! Guests included: • Dr. Christopher Shank, Neurotrauma Program Medical Director at Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth; • … Read More

Guests from Texas Health and UTSW discuss eye care and summer safety on “The Human Side of Health Care”

07/11/2022

Episode 28 of the third year of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast on Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The special holiday discussion detailed stroke awareness, elderly care, hospital staffing issues and childhood dental needs. Guests included: • Dr. Nikisha Kothari, Ophthalmologist and Retina Specialist at Texas Health Resources; • … Read More

Healthcare Worker Burnout – new report released by U.S. Surgeon General

06/01/2022

Blog by Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, Professor, UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation Burnout is the topic of the newly released report “Addressing Health Worker Burnout” by the U.S. Surgeon General, to include a substantive action plan to address this growing issue for healthcare providers. The report distinguishes between burnout and moral injury, and it’s essential … Read More

DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” is now posted online

10/30/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” originally broadcast on October 28, has now been posted online. The complimentary event detailed innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion included: • Elizabeth James, MD, FACEP of Keystone Healthcare … Read More

Just six days until DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth”

10/23/2020

It’s just six days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” on Wednesday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion will include: • … Read More

DFWHC and Keystone to co-host Oct. 28 webinar “Telehealth and the ED Patient Experience”

10/02/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners will co-host the webinar “Imagineering the ED patient Experience with Telehealth” on Wednesday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion will include: • Elizabeth James, … Read More

CareFlite Emergency Care Update set for Sept. 14-15

08/20/2020

You don’t want to miss the annual CareFlite Emergency Care Update (ECU) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., CDT on September 14-15. The virtual event will be broadcast live online and is ideal for first responders, EMTs, paramedics and nurses. You can obtain 12 CEUs for just $15, but they are only available to live attendees. The event will be … Read More

Don’t delay emergency care – call 9-1-1!

07/08/2020

During these uncertain times, know the dedicated teams at the hospitals of North Texas are here for you. If you believe you may be experiencing signs of COVID-19, our healthcare heroes can help you assess your symptoms and direct you to the right care. Equally important, our hospitals are open and ready to care for other emergencies. Please, do not … Read More

DFWHC’s Love posts national blog detailing fear of calling 9-1-1

06/16/2020

DFW Hospital Council President/CEO Stephen Love posted a blog this week on the American Communities Project website titled “Americans’ Fear of Seeking Medical Care During Covid-19.” With the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S., Love’s blog details the frightening drop in 9-1-1 calls due to residents’ fear of contracting the virus. “Unexpectedly, many people suddenly feared seeking medical treatment because … Read More

EHN to host “Hospital Resuscitation” event on June 26

06/21/2019

The Executive Healthcare Network (EHN) of DFW will host the morning session “A Paradigm Shift in the Standard of Care in Hospital Resuscitation” on Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. at the BravoTech Offices in Dallas. Russell Griffin, vice president of research and innovation for RQI Partners, a joint-venture between the American Heart Association and Laerdal Medical, … Read More