The location for the August 30, DFW Hospital Council Foundation Workforce Center’s North Texas Nurse Preceptor Academy has changed. The event will now take place at the Parallon Business Performance Group, 10030 North MacArthur, in Irving, Texas. The original location was supposed to be Medical City Dallas Hospital.
We hope you can join us for this educational program from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Nurse Preceptor Academy is for healthcare professionals interested in learning about precepting, with sessions designed to help the beginner and the experienced preceptor. Speakers include nursing and allied health representatives from North Texas hospitals and schools.
Cost is $60. Fee includes breakfast and lunch. You must pre-register as seating is limited. You can register online here.
For information, please contact Sally Williams at 972-719-4900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-sponsoring with the DFW Hospital Council, the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management will be hosting the educational event “Healthcare Realignment: The Brave New World” on Wednesday, October 5 in the Davidson Auditorium on the UT Dallas campus.
Guest panelists will include Dr. Jeffrey Canose, COO, Texas Health Resources; Dr. Jim Walton, President/CEO, Genesis Physicians Group; and Dr. Paul Hain, Market President, North Texas, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Moderator will be Dr. Britt Berrett, Director, BS Healthcare Management, Jindal School.
Seating is limited. You can register here.
The summer edition of the DFW Hospital Council’s newsletter Interlocutor is now available. Click the graphic below for the latest news on our upcoming 68th Annual Awards Luncheon. You will also find a recap of the Foundation’s Patient Safety Summit, information on preparing for a live shooter situation and, courtesy of GroupOne, a feature story on a “Professional Plaintiff” who applied for 562 jobs over 18 months. Hard copies will be mailed to members next week.
In honor of “Throwback Thursday,” here’s a photograph of our very own Kristin Jenkins receiving the Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award from John Haupert, former COO of Parkland Health & Hospital System, during the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) 2007 Annual Awards Luncheon. Today, Kristin is the president of the DFWHC Foundation.
A full house turned out for this morning’s Speed Networking event hosted by the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. A fun opportunity to meet and greet healthcare executives, the event was attended by representatives of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Health System, Best Receivables Management, Maxim Healthcare Services, PediaPlex, iCare, Max Maxwell Law Practice, P.C. and Physician’s Medical Practice Management Magazine. DFWHC Foundation President Kristin Jenkins served as host of the networking event. DFWHC’s next Speed Networking is set for Thursday, November 3. Details soon to follow.