November 2018 Newsletter
Welcome to the November edition of our Online Newsletter. We hope to communicate with you regularly to give you the latest updates on our projects in data, research, quality, workforce and
public health.
Look below for the latest projects we are working on to
strengthen the health and safety of our community.
Texas State Health Plan
New blog by Kristin Jenkins
In November, the Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council updates the Texas State Health Plan and submits their work to the governor. This legally-required plan seeks to ensure healthcare is provided in a cost-effective way .

IQSC Data Summit
Attracts over 130 attendees
The Foundation’s Second Annual Information and Quality Services
Center’s (IQSC) Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital attracted more than 130 attendees and included 11 speakers and six presentations.

Lights, Camera Action!
Better Skills Better Jobs video
A video promoting the "Better Skills Better Jobs" project, a grant-funded program to provide patient care technician mentoring, support and opportunities, was posted online in October. Our own Sally Williams discusses the program!

Healthcare Quality Week
Foundation sponsors event
In honor of "Healthcare Quality Week," October 21-27, the DFWHC Foundation sponsored Lee Ann Franklin's presentation "Employee Well-Being and Resilience" on October 23 at Parkland Health & Hospital System.

The DFWHC Foundation Mission is to serve as a catalyst
for continual improvement in public health and healthcare
delivery through education, research, communication,
collaboration and coordination.
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