Online Newsletter
Welcome to the February edition of our Online Newsletter. We hope to communicate regularly through this medium to give you the latest updates on our work 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.
Employee of the
Year Luncheon
Rebekah Gregory - speaker
The theme of this year's Luncheon is "Caregivers Matter: A Survivor's Story," with Rebekah Gregory (above), a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, serving as keynote speaker.

Lean Six Sigma
Yellow Belt
Training Classes
The Foundation hosted the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt classes at its offices in Irving. There were more than 30 participants from hospitals throughout the state with Stephen Griffin serving as instructor.

Community Needs
Assessment Report
Study released last week
New report was released to the public last week detailing shortages in mental health therapy, rural physicians and maternal health in Dallas, Denton and Kaufman counties.

North Texas
Preceptor Academy
First event of 2018
Workforce Center's first Preceptor Academy of the year was held January 25 at Medical City Dallas Hospital with an audience of 70-plus attendees. Speakers included Shannon Bowling (above).

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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