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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 17, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

MEC Update

At its Sept. 3, 2010, meeting, the Medical Executive Committee revised the rules and regulations regarding attendance at committees and added a step to the physician hand hygiene accountability plan, among other things.

MEC Morning After Report - September 2010


Physician News

Robert Klapper, M.D. …

Howard Allen, M.D., and Robert Siegel, M.D. …

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Procedure Center Reports in Web/VS

Web/VS Tip of the Week

Reports from the Procedure Center are viewable in Web/VS in PDF format. If a patient has a recent Procedure Report, a link to the report will be shown in the "Recent Results" listing that is displayed by default after a patient is selected. 

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Meetings and Events

Politics and PBS: What You Don’t See on TV – Sept. 24

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

Medical Student Reception – Oct. 19 (RSVP by Oct. 15)

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Renovations to Start on ED, Thalians

In the next 90 days, Cedars-Sinai will be initiating a number of renovation and facility upgrade projects aimed at improving the efficiency, appearance, and operational safety of the patient care services in these units.

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Medical Library Hosts Ovid Training Classes

Learn about the new features of OvidSP and the Cochrane Databases at a series of sessions hosted by Cedars-Sinai's Medical Library.

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CLARIFICATION: STAT vs. Wet Readings

STATs apply to the performance of the examination and Wet Readings apply to the interpretation. Ordering a study as a STAT will result in it being performed more quickly (as indicated below), but that will not generate a wet reading unless specifically requested.

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2 Minutes with … Edward M. Wolin, M.D.

Dr. Wolin is co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, the largest and most comprehensive such program in California and one of just a handful in the United States. He directs a large patient care and clinical research program, including the weekly Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Multidisciplinary Patient Management Conference, in the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.

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Imaging Case of the Month September 2010

Make your diagnosis

A 10-year-old patient with no significant past medical history presents with right knee pain.



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