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2019 Patient Safety Summit

Thursday, August 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

ACHE of North Texas is partnering with the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation to present to you their
The nationally known author Rich Bluni, RN will serve as keynote speaker at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 12th Annual Patient Safety Summit on August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hurst Conference Center.

Rich is the best-selling author of the award-winning book Inspired Nurse, Inspired Journal. His newest book Oh No…Not More of That Fluffy Stuff! was published last year. He brings a strong knowledge base of healthcare from both the frontline and leadership perspective. Rich has presented to tens of thousands of people across the U.S. and Canada and has keynoted major conferences for hospital organizations, medical practices and universities. He has over 21 years of nursing, risk management, patient safety and leadership experience. With clinical experience in a broad range of areas such as Pediatric Intensive Care, Trauma Intensive Care, Flight Nursing, Behavioral Health, and Emergency Medicine, he understands the challenges of making a difference in healthcare.

The theme for this year’s Summit is “Safer by the Dozen,” in honor of its 12th anniversary.

“We are thrilled about the speakers participating in the program this year,” said Kristin Tesmer, president of the DFWHC Foundation. “We have a famous author, a great team of panelists and representatives from the American Hospital Association, the Joint Commission and the Office of Inspector General. This is one of the most knowledgeable and prominent group of speakers we’ve ever had for the Summit. We are looking forward to hosting them.”

For a full agenda, please click here .

The Patient Safety Summit serves as an opportunity for hospital employees to discuss past errors and to make strategic plans to keep them from happening again. More than 350 attendees are expected to participate, including healthcare employees, nurses, patient safety advocates, chief nursing officers and hospital executives.

You can register here.

For more details, please contact Patti Taylor at ptaylor@dfwhcfoundation.org or 972-719-4900


Thursday, August 1, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Hurst Conference Center
1601 Campus Drive
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