Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

medical staff pulse newsletter

Text size: A A A

Enforcement of Flu Policy Now in Effect

To help protect our patients, visitors and staff from the flu, Cedars-Sinai has begun enforcing the Los Angeles County Public Health order for flu vaccination. Under Cedars-Sinai policy, all employees — including medical staff and house staff — must display a visible flu shot badge accessory to demonstrate compliance. Any practitioner who does not comply with this requirement is subject to corrective action through the medical staff peer review process.

» Read more

New Intranet Section Gives Healthcare Coding Tips

To assist Cedars-Sinai medical staff in more thoroughly documenting patients' medical conditions and care in a way that would translate into more thorough, appropriate coding, a section has been launched on the Intranet as a resource that provides quick, practical documentation advice.

» Read more

CS-Link Tip: Taking a Shortcut

Thanks to Ilan Kedan, MD, for this week’s tip. You can save time by learning a few shortcuts so you don't have to move your hand from the keyboard to the mouse.

» Read more

FDA Issues Warning About Clobazam

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved changes to the drug label and medication guide for the anti-seizure drug clobazam (Onfi®) to include a warning regarding the rare but serious risk of skin reactions.

» Read more

Spend a Night at the Museum

Medical staff members and their families are invited to A Night at the Museum, a dinner and sleepover at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, on Friday, Feb. 28.

» Read more

Circle of Friends Honorees for November

The Circle of Friends program honored 114 people in November. 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.

» Read more

Scientists Design and Test New Approach for Corneal Stem-Cell Treatments

Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute have designed and tested a novel, minute-long procedure to prepare human amniotic membrane for use as a scaffold for specialized stem cells that may be used to treat some corneal diseases.

» Read more

Ovarian Cancer Discovery Deepens Knowledge of Survival Outcomes

Researchers in the Women's Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai's Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have identified a series of 10 genes that may signify a trifecta of benefits for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and ultimately reflect improved survival outcomes.

» Read more

Share Your News

Won any awards or had an article accepted for publication? Share your news about professional achievements and other items of interest.

Click here to share your news