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Medical Staff Pulse Newsletter

Heparin Therapy: Change in PTT Goal Ranges

Pharmacy Focus

The laboratory has changed reagent for the aPTT and PT/INR. There is no impact on the PT/INR values. However, the therapeutic aPTT ranges changed starting Feb. 22.

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Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

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Upcoming CME Conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

CME Newsletter - February 2013 (PDF)

Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

Click here to view upcoming grand rounds.


Upcoming CME Conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

CME Newsletter - March 2013 (PDF)

Share Your News

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

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MEC to Discuss Rules on Loss of Licensure, Voting Policy

The Medical Executive Committee will meet Monday, March 4, with several items up for discussion and approval. They include rules regarding loss of licensure and a new voting policy.

Revised Article XI, Section 11.6 – Determination of Loss of Licensure

This revision to the Rules and Regulations clarifies existing language. Physicians who have had their medical license suspended would be automatically suspended from the medical staff, and likewise, if their license has been terminated, their medical staff privileges will be automatically terminated. The revision also addresses language to incorporate other licensing agencies, for example, the Board of Podiatric Medicine. Click the PDF link below for details.

Loss of Licensure (PDF)

Establishment of New Voting Policy

This voting policy was referenced in the recent bylaw revision. This establishes uniform voting guidelines for elected representatives to the MEC, including departmental representatives and members at large. This new policy will incorporate "rank choice balloting" for when multiple individuals run for office. Click the PDF link below for details.

Voting Policy (PDF)