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

Alliance for Healthcare Innovation webinar set for April 14

03/19/2021

The Alliance for Healthcare Innovation (formerly the Alliance for Healthcare Excellence) will be hosting the educational webinar “Prioritizing Mental Health and Wellbeing in the ‘New Normal’ Workplace” on Wednesday, April 14 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., CST. Marianne Fazen, executive director of the Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health (DFWBGH), will serve as keynote speaker. The DFWBGH is a coalition … Read More

DFWHC and VitaCorpo webinar “Workforce Readiness” is now posted online

10/08/2020

During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work,” originally broadcast on October 7, has now been posted online. A VitaCorpo expert panel including Greg Harris, Herman Hill and Jody Holmes served as guest speakers during the event. The … Read More

News segment details VitaCorpo, co-host of today’s DFWHC complimentary webinar from 2-3 p.m.

10/07/2020

Great news segment on VitaCorpo, the co-host to today’s complimentary webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work” on from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo webinar will include an expert panel to include Greg Harris, Herman Hill and … Read More

DFWHC and VitaCorpo to co-host Oct. 7 webinar “Workforce Readiness”

09/25/2020

During the ongoing trials of the COVID-19 pandemic, is your staff truly “Workforce Ready?” The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and VitaCorpo will co-host the webinar “Workforce Readiness: Safely Bring Employees Back To Work” on Wednesday, October 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. A VitaCorpo expert panel to include Greg Harris, Herman Hill and Jody Holmes will be the guest … Read More

DFWHC member R-Water detailed on TV for new COVID-19 innovation

07/22/2020

An Associate Member of the DFW Hospital Council, R-Water, LLC was highlighted on a July 7 TV broadcast on FOX 26 for their work in battling COVID-19 in public spaces. R-Water formed an innovative partnership with Arvika Aerial Tech in order to disinfect flight schools in Houston and New Braunfels. After learning about R-Water, a new generation of non-toxic, yet … Read More

DFWHC partner R-Water highlighted in recent news story testimonial

07/02/2020

In a recent story in “Healthcare Purchasing News,” DFW Hospital Council Associate Member R-Water was highlighted as an example of innovative solutions when fighting COVID-19 issues in the workplace. When detailing the advantages of producing healthcare-grade disinfectant on-site at facilities, here’s what an administrative director at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System had to say: “Like most healthcare facilities, we … Read More

OSPECS Consulting – What happens in the basement might prevent COVID-19

05/28/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by OSPECS Consulting, LLC. There is an unsung hero in the fight against COVID-19: the sterile processing department of your local hospital. The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) and its technicians are charged with cleaning, preparing and sterilizing any reusable medical device used on patients. Often overlooked—it … Read More