May 2018 Newsletter
Welcome to the May 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
Annual event Aug. 13-14
The DFWHC Foundation's 11th Annual Patient Safety Summit is scheduled for August 13-14 at the Arlington Convention Center. This year's theme is "Home Run for Safety" with Sorrel King and Dave Dravecky serving as speakers.

Behavioral Health
Interns produce repository
The DFWHC Foundation teamed with interns from UNT Health Science Center and Texas Woman's University to produce an extensive Behavioral Health Providers Repository covering 16 North Texas counties.

June 8 webinar on mobility
The DFWHC Foundation and the DFW HIIN will host the June 8 webinar "GET UP! - Early Mobility Matters" from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., CST. Jackie Conrad, an improvement advisor for Cynosure Health, will serve as speaker

Pathways to Work!
Workforce joins local team
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions announced it has awarded $100,000 to "Pathways to Work," a partnership of employers and trainers led by the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to advance job quality strategies in healthcare.

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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