DFWHC and the hospitals of North Texas announce one minute of silence on Oct. 26

10/25/2022

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) announced today it would observe one minute of silence on Wednesday, October 26, from 12:00 noon to 12:01 p.m. in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Center on Saturday. The DFWHC is asking its member hospitals and community members to join … Read More

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

OSPECS offers training to North Texas area

05/11/2022

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member OSPECS Consulting, LLC announced this week the company’s team members were offering training to hospitals in the North Texas area. OSPECS provides a high-level disinfection and sterilization comprehensive assessment program which has been termed “A 180-degree approach.” Mary Olivera, OSPECS President/CEO, is an in-demand national expert on sterile processing. For more than two decades, she … Read More

DFWHC Associate Member Unity Medical Alliance partners with MistShield to promote sanitized surfaces

04/22/2022

DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Unity Medial Alliance LLC announced a partnership with MistShield this month to promote a powerful new sanitation tool. Englewood Health’s urgent care centers, physician offices and hospital lounge areas have officially been equipped with MistShield. The device mounts to any wall and emits a wide mist into rooms, killing 99 percent of airborne bacteria and … 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

Carter BloodCare: Donate Blood So Others Can Live

12/14/2021

Long-time DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) partner Carter BloodCare announced this past summer that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Texas blood shortage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. Throughout 2021, DFWHC has posted regular blogs detailing the blood shortage and opportunities in the community to donate blood. Spread the word! Since the pandemic began, our community has … Read More