October 13 2006 Issue Medical Staff Pulse is
a Publication of the Chief of Staff

Physicians get "juiced" during rollout

Free juice cards were given to Cedars-Sinai physicians recently as part of a Medical Staff Officers' campaign to raise awareness about SBAR, which is being rolled out as a communication model this month.

Annual Medical Staff Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, in the Harvey Morse Auditorium from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All members of the medical staff are invited to attend this special luncheon event.

Include INDICATIONS in Order "Per Pharmacy"

When writing "per pharmacy protocol" orders, the Pharmacy Dept. asks that physicians please remember to include the indication for the requested medication (e.g. vancomycin for osteomyelitis, warfarin for atrial fibrillation, etc.).



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Medical staff urged to get vaccinated

Flu Fighter William Brien, M.D., Vice Chief of Staff, is vaccinated by Peggy Miles, M.D.

With the recent arrival of plentiful doses of flu vaccine at Cedars-Sinai, any medical staff member who wants a free flu shot can get one now.

New Core Measure: Beta-blocker Therapy in Surgical Patients

Beta-blockers have shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications for patients undergoing surgical procedures.

Acute Aortic Syndrome Awareness Campaign Launched Nationwide

Aortic dissection can strike suddenly, often with fatal consequences.

Orthopedic Center Hosts Dinner Series

First session is set for October 24

Cancer Pain Awards Announced
Congratulations to Robert Taub, M.D., medical director for Palliative Care at Cedars-Sinai, who was awarded the Robert T. Angarola Award at the 8th Annual Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative Awards Gala.


After spending the past three years building his own private practice...

Obesity Leads to More Aggressive Ovarian Cancer, Research Shows

As reported by national media, including the New York Times, obesity can have an adverse effect on ovarian cancer outcomes, according to a study from Cedars-Sinai.


MEC Meeting Change: Tuesday, Nov. 7

A Night at the Theater: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006

Road to a Cure Gala: Thursday, Nov. 16

A Night at the Copa: Sunday, Nov. 19

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