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

06/08/2022

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. “Our healthcare heroes work conscientiously … 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 Tap Report webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” has been posted online

02/25/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Tap Report webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” originally broadcast on February 24 has now been posted online. To protect facilities against fire-related disasters, extensive protections are necessary. Routine inspections to ensure your fire protection equipment is operational is not only fundamental – it’s also legislated. Through three types of fire protection inspections, the event’s … Read More

DFWHC and Tap Report webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” is just two days away!

02/22/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Tap Report complimentary webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” is just two days away this Thursday, February 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CST. Last chance to register! To protect facilities against fire-related disasters, extensive protections are necessary. The larger the facility, the more safeguards needed. Routine inspections to ensure your fire protection equipment is operational is … Read More

DFWHC and Tap Report webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” is just one week away!

02/17/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Tap Report complimentary webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” is just one week away next Thursday, February 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CST. Register today! To protect facilities against fire-related disasters, extensive protections are necessary. The larger the facility, the more safeguards needed. Routine inspections to ensure your fire protection equipment is operational is not only … Read More

DFWHC and Tap Report webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” set for Feb. 24

02/10/2022

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Tap Report complimentary webinar “Digitizing Fire Protection Inspections” is set for Thursday, February 24 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., CST. To protect facilities against fire-related disasters, extensive protections are necessary. The larger the facility, the more safeguards needed. Routine inspections to ensure your fire protection equipment is operational is not only fundamental, it’s legislated. Through three … Read More

DFWHC’s Fall 2021 Interlocutor is now available

11/18/2021

The Fall 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read the “North Texas COVID-19 Heroes” campaign with more than 1,000 hospital submissions. You can also read about DFWHC’s 73rd Annual Awards Luncheon in which 21 healthcare leaders were honored. Hard copies will be mailed to members next … Read More

DFWHC announces 5 minutes of silence on Sept. 3

09/01/2021

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe 5 minutes of silence on September 3, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 12:05 p.m. in honor of the 18-month anniversary of the first diagnosed case of COVID-19 in Texas. The gesture will be an opportunity for residents to reflect on the loss of life and the difficulties caused by … Read More

DFWHC’s Summer 2021 Interlocutor is now available

08/13/2021

The Summer 2021 edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine is now available. Click the graphic or link below to read about the dangerous COVID-19 surge taking place across North Texas. You can also read about local hospital vaccine mandates and the 14th Annual Patient Safety Summit. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week. You can … Read More

Hall Render Blog: Vaccine Consternation – Should COVID-19 vaccines be required?

06/11/2021

The following is a blog posted by DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Hall Render. For questions, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. After more than a year of global turmoil resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, a light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to emerge. So far this year, several drug manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & … Read More