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

Hall Render – The ADA and COVID-19

05/21/2020

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by Hall Render. The firm’s COVID-19 Resource Center can be found here. By Robin Sheridan, attorney at Hall Render While there has been an onslaught of new legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers don’t want to lose sight of traditional employment laws. The Fair Labor … Read More

DFWHC magazine ad by Agency Creative details North Texas healthcare heroes

05/15/2020

A centerfold ad from marketing firm Agency Creative that ran in the spring edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) Interlocutor magazine detailed more than 145 North Texas hospital employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ad was the work of both Agency Creative and DFWHC staff as word was spread across hospital systems for employees to take “selfies” and … Read More

New date set for DFWHC Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon

04/08/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation has set Sept. 16 as the rescheduled date for its 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon at Hurst Conference Center. The luncheon honoring North Texas hospital employees, originally set for April 23, had been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Attendees who already purchased tables and tickets will be honored for the rescheduled … Read More

Honoring healthcare heroes – DFWHC and Agency Creative produce video

04/02/2020

The creative firm Agency Creative graciously donated their time this week to produce a “Thank you” video honoring the first responders and healthcare workers in North Texas as they work through the COVID-19 crisis. Working on behalf of the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC), Agency Creative’s 30-second clip will run throughout the month during public service announcements on television. An award-winning … Read More

Foundation’s Employee of the Year Luncheon postponed

03/13/2020

Due to the growing concerns in the community related to the potential Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation has decided to postpone its 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon originally scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The luncheon will now take place in September at the same location at Hurst Conference Center. Keynote Speaker Christine Cashen will also … Read More

Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon set for April 23

01/21/2020

Save the date! The DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 24th Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon is set for Thursday, April 23 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s event is themed “2020 Vision: A World of Opportunities,” with the energetic Christine Cashen to serve as keynote speaker. Cashen is the author of the bestselling books “The Good Stuff” and “It’s … Read More

I2Verify – Happy, productive and engaged employees: The employment verification guide

07/02/2019

The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by Associate Members. The following was provided by i2Verify. As an HR professional, you are probably aware that 7 out of every 10 American workers are either disengaged or dislike their jobs. This shocking statistic is based on an extensive ongoing study conducted by Gallup regarding the American workplace. Management puts pressure on … 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

Deadlines approaching for Employee of the Year Luncheon!

04/12/2019

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center. This year’s luncheon theme is “Engage your Heart,” with Chief Richard Picciotto, a New York firefighter and survivor of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, serving as keynote speaker. We’ve heard through the grapevine his … Read More