Substance misuse research covers 16 North Texas counties

05/01/2019

Eleven North Texas counties have deaths attributed to drugs and alcohol higher than state averages, while seven counties have death totals higher than national averages, according to a Substance Abuse/Misuse Community Needs Assessment Report of North Texas released this week. The 214-page document by the North Texas Community Health Collaborative was a first-of-its-kind study rendering regional diagnoses transparent across 16 … Read More

50-plus attendees learn the latest on Alzheimer’s research

03/08/2018

More than 50 attendees turned out for this morning’s DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. This complimentary seminar was highlighted by the comprehensive presentation of Dr. Mary Quiceno, associate professor of neurology at UT Southwestern Medical … Read More

Last chance to register for Thursday’s “Alzheimer’s Research Update”

03/06/2018

Last chance to register for the DFW Hospital Council and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” this Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Registration will close tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. Learn about the latest developments to find a … Read More

One week until March 8 “Alzheimer’s Research Update”

03/01/2018

At this very moment, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S. It is the only disease among the top-10 causes that cannot be cured, prevented or slowed. In just one week, learn about the latest developments to find a cure during the DFW Hospital Council and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational … Read More

Less than two weeks until “Alzheimer’s Research” on March 8

02/23/2018

It’s less than two weeks until the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Alzheimer’s Association’s educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. We’re inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease … Read More

DFWHC and Alzheimer’s Association to host March 8 event

02/13/2018

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and the Alzheimer’s Association is inviting members to learn about the latest analysis findings of Alzheimer’s disease during the educational event “Alzheimer’s Research Update: Early Detection Resources and Tools” on Thursday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the main auditorium at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. An expert list … Read More

Foundation data combined with asthma-related Twitter study

05/12/2016

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s hospital data was combined with an analysis of real-time Twitter data to project population-level asthma ED visits and hospital admissions, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting last week in Baltimore. Researchers used Twitter location data to isolate tweets from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and only included asthma-relevant tweets in … Read More