March 2019 Newsletter
Welcome to the March edition of our Online Newsletter. We hope to communicate with you monthly on our latest 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.
President's Column
By Kristin Tesmer
This month, the DFWHC Foundation Board discussed the impact our data collaboration has on quality of care and patient safety in both North and Central Texas. Data comparisons led to identifying area "best outcomes."

Tickets Now Available!
April 25 Employee Luncheon
The countdown to the DFWHC Foundation's 23rd Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 25 at the Hurst Conference Center has begun. Tickets are now available to an event honoring 130-plus hospital employees.

Great Work!
Interns present at TPHA
DFWHC Foundation interns Rachel Blaydes and Alex Fernandez displayed their work with a poster presentation on North Texas behavioral health during the Texas Public Health Association (TPHA) conference in San Antonio.

Liver Disease Study
Foundation data warehouse
Our own Dr. Sushma Sharma worked with Baylor Scott & White Health on a paper detailing chronic liver disease. The report examined trends in hospitalizations in the region using the Foundation's data warehouse.

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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