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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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CS-Link Inpatient Phase 2 to Launch on Oct. 23

On Oct. 23, Cedars-Sinai will launch the next CS-Link™ clinical application phase called Inpatient Phase 2 (IP2) and continue toward achieving the goal of "one patient, one record." » Read more

Get Creative, Win a Gift Card

The Chief of Staff Advisory Committee is sponsoring a contest for the best acronym that promotes safety at the medical center. First prize is a $200 gift card, second prize is a $100 gift card and third prize is a $50 gift card. Any Cedars-Sinai employee or medical staff member may enter.

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C-S Password Update

Good News … and a Warning

Having trouble remembering your first pet's name or where you attended grade school? You are not alone. In response to a request from medical staff leadership, the Cedars-Sinai password policy is being modified to make it easier for you to remember your password.

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New Intraoperative Consultation Suite Opens on 8 South

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will provide consultations from a new 800-square-foot suite equipped with state-of-the-art workstations and technology phased in to deliver streaming video images right to the operating room. 

The Intraoperative Consultation suite is located on 8 South.

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STAT vs. Wet Readings for Imaging Studies

A plan has been developed with the Quality Improvement Committee to clarify requests for STAT and Wet Readings.

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