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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF March 15, 2013 | Archived Issues

Using Your Dog's Name as Your Password? It's Time for a Change

Once you change your password, it will never expire. And if you changed your password after November 2011 to meet the new security standards for CS-Link and Cedars-Sinai email, you do not have to do anything further.


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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.

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CS-Link Tip: Declining Telephone Orders

You can decline any telephone order that is not yours by going to the In Basket and selecting the decline button.


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Physicians Get Message about Performance Improvement

Everyone has a part to play when it comes to maintaining the highest possible levels of safety for Cedars-Sinai's patients. Sometimes that’s as simple as an encouraging word from physician to patient, reminding them to ask for help when they need it. This was the message the medical center's Performance Improvement staff brought this week to a physician-focused campaign on the Physician Mezzanine Level.

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Here Is Your Chance to Honor a Deserving Nurse!

Online nominations for the 2013 Maggie Stempson-Carter Excellence in Caring Award for eligible nurses are being accepted now through Monday, March 11. Click here to submit a nomination.

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AHSP Set for Phased Opening in April

As construction workers continue to put the final touches on the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, orders for new equipment are already being delivered to the new building in preparation for the arrival of its first occupants this spring.

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Sinus Center Leads with Quality-Assurance Program

The physicians of the Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center became pioneers in sinus surgery when they started implementing the "balloon sinuplasty" procedure. Convinced that their patients found this to have better results, the center's physicians agreed that a quality-assurance program would be essential to measure success and patient outcomes.

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Washington Family Scholar Returns to Cedars-Sinai Four Years Later as Neurosurgical Resident

The first time Lindsey Ross worked in the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai, she was a medical school student and the 2008 recipient of the Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Gifted Scholars Program in Neuroscience award. Now she is a doctor and first-year resident in Cedars-Sinai's Neurological Surgery Residency Program.

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July Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks, Sand 'N' Snore

It's not too early to start thinking about summer, and July has a couple of treats in store for medical staff members and their families.



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