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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Feb. 17, 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Two weeks until CS-Link launch

With the launch of CS-Link around the corner, physicians have a host of additional training options and resources available to them both before and after the March 2 go-live. Click below to learn more. 

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New hope for broken hearts

Results from a Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute clinical trial show that treating heart attack patients with an infusion of their own heart-derived cells helps damaged hearts re-grow healthy muscle.

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A novel way to curb readmissions: taking healthcare home

A novel experiment by a Cedars-Sinai healthcare team to reduce hospital readmissions has produced promising results - decreasing by half the percentage of patients who return to the medical center within 30 days of discharge.

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New research institute looks at diabetes, obesity

One of the newest research initiatives at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is the Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute, which was established in July 2011. Its goal is to examine the prediction, prevention, treatment and cure of diabetes, obesity and associated conditions.

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Circle of Friends honorees for January

Eighty-one people were honored by the Circle of Friends program in January. Circle of Friends allows grateful patients to make a donation in honor of the physicians, nurses, caregivers and others who have made a difference during their time at Cedars-Sinai.

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Proposals sought for $1.5M prostate cancer research grant

A request for letters of intent and proposals has been issued for the 2012 Team Science Award from the Steven Spielberg Discovery Fund in Prostate Cancer Research. Letters are due March 30.

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Your ideas needed for 2012 Great Debates topic

The Ninth Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 8 a.m. in ECC A-C.

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Workshop answers questions from expectant parents about raising a Jewish family

Every year, 7,000 babies are born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - many of them to Jewish parents who have questions about the role of Judaism in their new families. Now Cedars-Sinai is providing answers in a novel workshop for expectant couples seeking to navigate Judaism's ancient traditions in their modern lives.

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