Wello to host Sept. 27 webinar on flu prevention

09/11/2018

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

07/18/2018

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

06/06/2018

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

06/05/2018

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 chrisw@dfwhc.org. 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

05/30/2018

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 chrisw@dfwhc.org. 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

05/23/2018

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

Gerber – Did you know the probiotic benefits for the breastfed baby?

05/22/2018

The DFW Hospital Council is posting blogs submitted by Associate Members. This post was provided by Gerber. For information, please contact Chris Wilson at chrisw@dfwhc.org. The DFW Hospital Council and Gerber will be co-hosting the complimentary educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” tomorrow at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. … Read More

Gerber expert to make first-ever Dallas appearance next week

05/16/2018

It’s just one week until the DFW Hospital Council and Gerber educational event “Leadership Conference: The Economic Burden of Allergies and Positive Patient Outcomes” on May 23 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Highlighting the complimentary conference is Dr. Andrea Papamandjaris as keynote speaker and making her first-ever appearance in Dallas. Dr. Papamandjaris … Read More

Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit set for Aug. 13-14

05/14/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is scheduled for August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Home Run for Safety,” with Sorrel King, the creator of the Josie King Foundation, and Dave Dravecky, the former pitcher for the San Francisco Giants, serving as keynote speakers. Sessions on August 13 are from … Read More

Local physicians to start Supportive/Palliative Care interest group

04/27/2018

A team of local physicians including Dr. Robert Fine of Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Mary Paulk of UT Southwestern and Dr. Winnie Wang of UT Southwestern are planning to kick off a city-wide Supportive/Palliative Care interest group. The goal is to bring Palliative Medicine providers together from across the metroplex to meet four times a year. “We would love … Read More