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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 3, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

Drug Substitutions Due to Shortages

Pharmacy Focus

Morphine injection nationwide shortage ...

Bumetanide (Bumex®) 1mg/4ml injection shortage ... 

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Inpatient Order Status

Web/VS Tip of the Week

Did you know that you can check the status of an inpatient order in Web/VS? The Orders section can be viewed by individual categories or all categories at once.

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Meetings and Events

High Holiday Services – Sept. 9, 17, 18

Leadership and Life Strategies: A New Mental Diet – Sept. 13

Ethics Noon Conference – Sept. 15

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Inpatient Order Status

Web/VS Tip of the Week

Did you know that you can check the status of an inpatient order in Web/VS? The Orders section can be viewed by individual categories or all categories at once.

The categories are Blood Products, Core Orders, Diet, Feeding, Imaging, Treatment & Services, Laboratory, Pharmacy and Miscellaneous. The Orders view displays the following:

  • Order details
  • Ordered by
  • Status/Priority
  • Effective date
  • Order Number
  • Parent Order Number
  • Order Category

To view your inpatient's orders, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Log into Web/VS and select the patient who is currently an inpatient;
  2. Locate the "Orders" section in the blue shaded area;
  3. To view all categories, click "Go,” which is next to the "Any Category" OR to view individual categories, click the drop down arrow and select the appropriate category;
  4. To view active, inactive or both, click the drop down arrow in the field below the categories.

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).