Wello to host office ribbon cutting on Jan. 31


New DFW Hospital Council Associate Member Wello will be hosting a ribbon cutting to debut its new offices on Thursday, January 31 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 3939 Belt Line Road, Suite 400, in Addison. The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce will be present for the event to include lunch and a tour of the offices. Wello® addresses … Read More

Wello launches first self-service temperature screening technology


Contributing to the fight against the public spread of infections, Wello® has launched an FDA-Cleared, self-service screening tool for body temperature monitoring called welloStationX™. Already utilized by DFW healthcare and long-term care facilities, the welloStationX is a clinically-tested, hands-free, non-contact technology to assess body temperatures. Since elevated body temperatures can be indicative of the presence of infection, temperature monitoring can … Read More

DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group to meet Jan. 16


An inaugural meeting of the DFW Citywide Palliative Medicine Interest Group is set for Wednesday, January 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the 3rd Floor Auditorium (NG3.112), at 6001 Forest … Read More

6SigmaTek – Decreasing wait times in your emergency department


The DFW Hospital Council posts guest blogs by our Associate Members. The following was provided by 6SigmaTek. By Stephen Griffin, Managing Partner, Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation at 6SigmaTek, LLC Is your hospital experiencing long lengths of stays? Perhaps patients leaving without being seen or even against medical advice? Lean Six Sigma Business Transformation has created a high-level approach that … Read More

Wello to host Sept. 27 webinar on flu prevention


New DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation Associate Member Wello will host the complimentary webinar “Two New Methods to Keep Flu from Spreading in Your Facility” on Thursday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. CST. Dr. Murray Cohen, a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) executive and president of CDIC, Inc.; and Rik Heller, president of Wello Inc., will serve … Read More

DFW Alliance to host Aug. 8 event on healthcare safety


The DFW Alliance for Healthcare Excellence will be hosting the educational event “Texas Health – Our Journey to Zero Harm” on August 8 at the Brookhaven Country Club in Farmers Branch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Lynn Myers, a family physician serving the DFW area for over 20 years before becoming a vice president of coding, quality and … Read More

VESTEX healthcare scrubs first-ever to receive FDA designation


Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc., which develops and markets healthcare worker uniforms, scrubs, lab coats and other garments utilizing its proprietary VESTEX® Active Barrier fabric, announced in May that VESTEX apparel has received 510(k) clearance as a Class II medical device from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VESTEX healthcare uniforms are the first daily-wear scrubs to receive a Class … Read More

R-Water’s revolutionary TK60 disinfectant – the green choice


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by Associate Members. This new post was provided by R-Water. For information, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] R-Water, LLC is a San Marcos, Texas manufacturer of a small device that generates a one-step cleaner-disinfectant (TK60) for use in healthcare. The company’s mission is to reduce preventable infectious diseases and reduce hazardous … Read More

R-Water: Texas-based cleaning solution is revolutionizing the market


The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by Associate Members. This post was provided by R-Water. For information, please contact Chris Wilson at [email protected] A company in Texas is creating a new product in the fight against deadly hospital acquired infections. R-Water, based in San Marcos and Dallas, is an eco-friendly alternative to chemical-based disinfectants. This is a greener, … Read More

DFWHC and Gerber event highlights pediatric nutrition


The DFW Hospital Council and Gerber hosted a local conference of pediatric experts this morning during the educational event “The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Attended by 25-plus, the educational event was highlighted by the presentation of Dr. Andrea Papamandjaris making her first-ever appearance in North Texas. Dr. … Read More