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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 30, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

Cedars-Sinai Opens Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Core Production Facility

The Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute has opened a new Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Core Facility to produce powerful cells capable of making all tissues of the body from adult human skin cells.

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Cedars-Sinai Honored as one of Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures

Cedars-Sinai has been honored as a Joint Commission "top performer" in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

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Free Flu Vaccinations Now Available

Free Flu Vaccinations Now Available

Cedars-Sinai is offering free flu vaccinations to all physicians at various locations on and off-campus. Simply bring your ID badge with you and roll up your sleeve!

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Six Cedars-Sinai Scientists, Physicians to Present at World Stem Cell Summit

Six leaders in stem cell research from the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute will be key presenters at the world's largest interdisciplinary stem cell meeting Oct. 3-5 in Pasadena.

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High Holiday Services at Cedars-Sinai

Rabbi Jason Weiner, senior rabbi and manager of Spiritual Care, will conduct High Holiday services at Cedars-Sinai.

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Imaging Case of the Month for September

Make Your Diagnosis

History: A 44-year-old male with history of chronic alcohol abuse presents with seizures.

Question: What is the abnormality?


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Calling Code Sepsis!

Test-of-Change Designed to Ensure Rapid Response to Sepsis Cases

To further improve our care for patients suffering severe sepsis or septic shock, Cedars-Sinai has developed a new "Code Sepsis" order set and protocols. This order set, which went live Sept. 19, helps ensure that patients with suspected sepsis have immediate blood cultures drawn and antibiotics administered quickly – with the goal of one hour or less.

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