DFWHC announces 2022 Board of Trustees

02/28/2022

IRVING, TX – The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2022. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair Blake Kretz, President, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital • Chair-Elect Rebecca Tucker, President, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital SW Fort Worth • Past Chair John Phillips, President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center • … Read More

DFW ANIA webinar on “Post Pandemic” set for June 26

06/18/2021

The DFW American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) Chapter will be hosting the webinar “Focus on Organizational Behavioral Health, Post Pandemic” on June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, CDT. This program has been approved for up to 3 continuing education (CE) hours through Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Beta-Dallas Chapter, Texas Woman’s University. Guest panelists will include Kari Ankeney, … Read More

DFWHC announces 2021 Board of Trustees

01/15/2021

IRVING, TX – The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) has announced its Board of Trustees for 2021. The Board of Trustees consists of the following individuals: • Chair David Berry, President – Strategic Capital Projects, Children’s Health • Chair-Elect Blake Kretz, President, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital • Past Chair John Phillips, President, Methodist Dallas Medical Center • Trustee, Jessica … Read More

Guests from JPS, Texas Health and Baylor Scott & White highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

09/28/2020

Episode 38 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast this weekend on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion focused on Sepsis Awareness and North Texas COVID-19 research. Guests included: • Kathy Watts, Clinical Sepsis Coordinator, JPS Health Network; • Jessica Aguilar, Clinical Sepsis Nurse, JPS Health Network; • Joni Padden, Nursing Informatics … 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

Guests from JPS and UTSW highlight “The Human Side of Health Care”

05/12/2020

Episode 19 of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast Sunday on KRLD 1080 AM. The discussion included the recent phenomenon of a dramatic decrease in 9-1-1 calls due to fear of COVID-19. The drop in calls has caused an increase in heart attack and stroke fatalities across the nation. Guests included: … Read More

Guests from Texas Health, Parkland and JPS highlight yesterday’s “The Human Side of Health Care”

03/09/2020

Episode ten of the DFW Hospital Council’s weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care” was broadcast yesterday on KRLD 1080 AM. Guest stars included: • Sandy Potter, vice president and chief operating officer of behavioral health at Texas Health Resources; • Stephanie Campbell, burn program manager at Parkland Health & Hospital System; • Lara Burnside, senior vice president … Read More

Coronavirus update and patient programs to highlight “Human Side of Health Care” on Sunday

03/06/2020

A Coronavirus update and some innovative patient programs will highlight Sunday’s edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) weekly radio program “The Human Side of Health Care.” There will also be a detailed discussion on the “patient experience” at area hospitals. The broadcast will air on KRLD 1080 AM at 1:00 p.m. CST. Guest stars will include: • Sandy Potter, … Read More

ACHE first quarter educational event set for Feb. 27

02/19/2020

The ACHE of North Texas will host its First Quarter Education Event on February 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving. Two separate panels will highlight the evening session with 3.0 Face-to-Face credits (1.5 per panel) available. First panel titled “Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)” will include Meredith Stegal, … Read More