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

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

DFWHC and TrakURep webinar on “Pharmaceutical Management” is now posted online

11/06/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and TrakURep webinar “TrakURep: The Future of Pharmaceutical Management” originally broadcast on November 5, has now been posted online. The complimentary event detailed the revolutionary new tool allowing doctors and pharmaceutical reps to communicate through a secure, built-in private messaging interface by creating digital personal inventories for both the reps and doctors. Speakers included: • … Read More

DFWHC and TrakURep webinar on “Pharmaceutical Management” is tomorrow – last chance to register!

11/04/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and TrakURep webinar “The Future of Pharmaceutical Management” is set for tomorrow from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., CDT. Last chance to register! The complimentary event will detail the revolutionary new tool allowing doctors and pharmaceutical reps to communicate through a secure, built-in private messaging interface by creating digital personal inventories for both the reps and … Read More

DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” is now posted online

10/30/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” originally broadcast on October 28, has now been posted online. The complimentary event detailed innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion included: • Elizabeth James, MD, FACEP of Keystone Healthcare … Read More

DFWHC and TrakURep webinar to detail “The Future of Pharmaceutical Management” on Nov. 5

10/27/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and TrakURep will co-host the webinar “The Future of Pharmaceutical Management” on Thursday, November 5 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail the revolutionary new tool allowing doctors and pharmaceutical reps to communicate through a secure, built-in private messaging interface by creating digital personal inventories for both the reps and doctors. … Read More

Just six days until DFWHC and Keystone webinar “ED Patient Experience with Telehealth”

10/23/2020

It’s just six days until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Keystone Healthcare Partners webinar “Imagineering the ED Patient Experience with Telehealth” on Wednesday, October 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., CDT. The complimentary event will detail innovative telehealth usage in emergency care with an emphasis on leadership, metrics, management and solutions. Speakers of the panel discussion will include: • … Read More

DFWHC and OSPECS webinar “PEER Collaboration” is now available online

10/16/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and OSPECS Consulting, LLC webinar “PEER Collaboration: The Blueprint for Accreditation Success,” originally broadcast on October 15, has now been posted online. The complimentary event examined industry changes in surgical services and sterile processing to include detail on PEER methodology for OR and Sterile Processing. Speakers included Mary Olivera, Marilyn Main and Jonathan Wilder of … Read More

DFWHC and Accenture webinar “Virtual Healthcare in Texas” is now available online

10/15/2020

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Accenture webinar “Texans Want Virtual Healthcare. Here’s How Providers Can Grow from It,” originally broadcast on October 14, has now been posted online. The complimentary event examined a groundbreaking Texas survey by Accenture detailing the surprising results of telehealth usage during the pandemic. The survey revealed over twice as many Texans utilized telehealth for … Read More