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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Oct. 15, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

Free Flu Shots Now Available

Free influenza vaccinations are now available to medical staff, including private physicians, in Employee Health Service (EHS) located in SSB-200. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Physician News

Mahul B. Amin, M.D. …

Shlomo Melmed, M.D. …

John Williams III, M.D. …

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Navigating PACS Images

Web/VS Tip of the Week

PACS Images can be accessed in Web/VS as follows:

  1. Log into Web/VS and select a patient in the usual way.
  2. Select PACS Images from the "Reports" menu OR click the "PACS" icon displayed to the left of a report title on either the Imaging Reports list or the Recent Results listing.

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Meetings and Events

Irwin M. Weinstein, M.D., Endowed Lectureship in Health and Public Policy
Oct. 8

Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff
Oct. 18

Arthur I. Johnson, M.D., Memorial Medical Student Reception
Oct. 19

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Free Flu Shots Now Available

Free influenza vaccinations are now available to medical staff, including private physicians, in Employee Health Service (EHS) located in SSB-200. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Flu shot clinics are planned this month for ...

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Medication Shortage Update

Pharmacy Focus

Ascorbic Acid 500mg/ml 50ml injection vials ...

Furosemide, Bumetanide, Torsemide ...

Epinephrine 0.1mg/ml 10ml syringes ... 

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Printing Patient Results

Web/VS Tip of the Week

When you need to print patient results, use the "Print" icon at the right end of the silver banner across the top of the page.

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Meetings and Events

Arthur I. Johnson, M.D., Memorial Medical Student Reception
Oct. 19

"Divination and DNA: The Hazard, but Inevitability, of 'Divination' in Our New Genomics"
Oct. 20

Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment of Obesity
Oct. 22

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Navigating PACS Images

Web/VS Tip of the Week

PACS Images can be accessed in Web/VS as follows:

  1. Log into Web/VS and select a patient in the usual way.
  2. Select PACS Images from the "Reports" menu OR click the "PACS" icon displayed to the left of a report title on either the Imaging Reports list or the Recent Results listing.

A second window is created and the Kodak Carestream PACS Web server's splash screen appears. Once the Kodak Java applet for PACS image viewing has been downloaded, another window appears on top of the splash screen, with a study list for the selected patient. You can select one or more studies from the list and then click the LOAD button, after which the image(s) appear in a new window on top of the study list along with various navigational controls for manipulating the image(s).

The navigational control descriptions are as follows:

  • File - Save, E-mail or Print Images
  • Edit - Manipulate the selected images displayed
  • W/L - Adjust the windowing values of the selected images, either automatically or interactively, as well as invert the gray levels of images
  • Layout - Configure the format in which groups and images are displayed on the screen
  • G/M - Add and manipulate graphic and text annotations on images
  • Tools - show the reference lines in images, link images, and view the images in Cine mode
  • PMA - Displays the patient mini archive
  • Reports - Displays the imaging report that is associated with the selected image. (NOTE: A message will display if a report isn't available.)

For questions, comments or suggestions, please contact the Web/VS Support Team at (310) 423-2828 or via e-mail at mdsupport@cshs.org. You can also click on the "Contact Us" button in Web/VS (located in the blue shaded area on the bottom left side of the screen).