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Medical Staff Pulse Newsletter

P & T Approvals, FDA Warnings About Codeine-Containing Meds, NSAIDs, Proglycem

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights of the June meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about codeine-containing medicines in children, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and Proglycem in infants.

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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 - July 2015 (PDF)


Milestones

Do you know of a significant event in the life of a medical staff member? Please let us know, and we'll post these milestones in Medical Staff Pulse. Also, feel free to submit comments on milestones, and we'll post the comments in the next issue. Click here to email us your milestones and comments.

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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ICD-10 Sessions for Physicians Set for Aug. 17-20

ICD-10 educational sessions for physicians are scheduled for Monday-Thursday, Aug. 17-20.

These CME activities will provide physicians with information on the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10). They will:

  • Introduce ICD-10
  • Explore the impact of ICD-10 on physicians and providers
  • Discuss the required documentation specificity of ICD-10
  • Review diagnoses that will be impacted

Sessions will take place:

  • Monday, Aug. 17, noon-1:30 p.m. in PEC 4 (Internal Medicine and medical subspecialties)
  • Monday, Aug. 17, 5-6 p.m. in PEC 5 (Orthopedics)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 19, 7-8:30 a.m. in Harvey Morse 4-5 (Surgery and surgical subspecialties)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 19, noon-1 p.m. in Pavilion A3101-3102 (Internal Medicine and medical subspecialties)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in PEC 6-7 (OB-GYN)
  • Thursday, Aug. 20, 7-8:30 a.m. in Harvey Morse 3 (Surgery and surgical subspecialties)
  • Thursday, Aug. 20, noon-1 p.m. in the South Tower, fourth floor, room 4704 (Internal Medicine and medical subspecialties).

The federally imposed deadline for implementing the medical data code sets in ICD-10 is Oct. 1.

For more information, email askicd10@cshs.org.

Previously in Medical Staff Pulse:

Resources Available to Prepare for Move to ICD-10 (Aug. 29, 2014)

Switch to ICD-10 Delayed; Preparation Continues (April 25, 2014)

Physicians and Office Staff — Not Just Coders — Need to Prepare for ICD-10 (Sept. 27, 2013)