IHI OPEN SCHOOL- Fort Worth CHAPTER
IHI Open School provides opportunities for students to learn about patient safety and healthcare quality improvement through networking, working on quality improvement projects, and attending and presenting at national conferences.
Food and good health
SaferCare Texas partnered with Cuisine for Healing to assist those combating life-threatening diseases to understand how healthy food can help the body in the healing process. Over 70,000 meals have been provided over the last eight years for low income, homebound clients in need.
Asthma 411 is a comprehensive evidence-based program that equips school nurses with the necessary training and resources to quickly respond to a child in respiratory distress. With a physician’s standing orders, a school nurse can quickly assess a student who is having difficulty breathing and administer nebulized albuterol to help the child breathe better. Continuing education training for school nurses is provided as part of the program.
Texas Christian University
TCU and SaferCare Texas are working together to implement transformative, inter-professional solutions to improve quality and eliminate preventable harm.
Interprofessional education & Practice (IPE)
SaferCare Texas and IPE work together to prepare students for Interprofessional Practice by teaching collaborative and patient safety practice competencies within the context of Interprofessional.
FitWorth is a family-focused initiative of Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council launched in September 2012 to address the growing trend of childhood obesity in the city. In 2019, FitWorth became a program of the UNT Health Science Center, tasked with promoting health and active lifestyles through an individualized and sustainable approach to community wellness. Each year, FitWorth reaches more than 40,000 children and families in Fort Worth through nutrition education, challenges that promote healthy behavior acquisition, and activity grants.