August 2018 Newsletter
Welcome to the August 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.
Patient Safety Summit
350-plus attendees turn out
Day two of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit closed out on Tuesday at the Arlington Convention Center with more than 350 attendees participating in 10 educational sessions.

Ligature Risk Standards
Foundation to host Oct. 1 class
The DFWHC Foundation will host the complimentary educational event "Ligature Risk Standards" on Monday, Oct. 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Reps from CMS will serve as speakers

Better Skills Better Jobs
United Way films video
The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas visited the DFWHC Foundation offices last week to film segments of a promotional video touting the Better Skills Better Jobs Grant. Our own Sally Williams was an interview subject!

Sepsis Challenge
Foundation sponsors 5K
The DFWHC Foundation will serve as a sponsor of the "Dallas Fort Worth Sepsis Challenge," a community 5K run and walk on Sept. 1 at 9:00 a.m. at Trinity Park in Fort Worth. The event is hosted by the Sepsis Alliance.

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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