September 5 2008 Issue Medical Staff Pulse is
a Publication of the Chief of Staff

Joint Commission Survey

Quick Reference Guide Developed for Medical Staff

In preparation for any Joint Commission survey, we have prepared a Quick Reference Guide for Medical Staff. Please click here for a PDF version of the guide.


Surgical Suites in 310 Bldg Go Filmless on Monday, Sept. 8

Beginning Monday, Sept. 8, the surgical suites of the 310 Building will be filmless, with PACS images available via Web/VS.

Coming soon: major Vocada upgrades

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals

Please click here for a PDF copy of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals for August 2008.


Cedars-Sinai is launching a new housewide campaign to reach its goal of "Zero hospital-acquired infections."

Medical Staff Members Welcome to Attend

All members of the medical staff are invited to attend a special memorial service for Jewish Chaplain Rabbi Levi Meier on Monday, Sept. 15, beginning at 12 p.m. in Harvey Morse Auditorium. Rabbi Meier passed away in July following a long illness.

ECG Viewing Enhancement

You can now view two EKGs simultaneously in Web/VS for comparison purposes.


John G. Harold, M.D., will receive the United Hostesses' Charities 2008 "Humanitarian Award" on November 1.

Christopher Zarembinski, M.D., Neel Anand, M.D., Patrick J. Johnson, M.D., and Dan Gazit, M.D., co-authored an abstract that won the outstanding basic science paper at the 16th Annual International Spine Intervention Society Meeting.

Save the Date - Oct. 20

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff will be held on Monday, Oct. 20 beginning at noon in Harvey Morse Auditorium.

9th Annual Update in Gastroenterology:

September 19-21

Emeritus Society Lecture by Robert Klapper, M.D.:

October 24

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