October 2018 Newsletter
Welcome to the October 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.
Mental Health First Aid
Foundation receives funding
The DFWHC Foundation has announced it was chosen to receive a Community Mental Health Grant from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide Mental Health First Aid training to 12 rural counties in North Texas .

IQSC Data Summit
Nov. 6 agenda announced
The official agenda has been released to the Foundation's Second Annual IQSC Data Summit on November 6 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. There will be 11 speakers, six sessions and more than 15 hospital abstracts.

Ligature Risk Standards
More than 120 attend event
The Foundation and CMS co-hosted the October 1 educational event "Ligature Risk Standards," with more than 120 attendees from across across North Texas participating. The class detailed best practices in the workplace.

Sepsis Training
Coppell Fire Department
The Foundation worked with the Coppell Fire Department to provide training on Sepsis awareness during a North Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council annual meeting on Sept. 20 at the Arlington Convention Center.

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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