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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF April 8, 2016 | Archived Issues

Recognition for Danoff, Murrell and Noah

Physician News

Dudley Danoff, MD, discussed his new book before a large crowd at the Medical Library, Zuri A. Murrell, MD, spoke to a church congregation about colorectal cancer, and Mark S. Noah, MD, will become the local governor of the American College of Physicians.

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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 - April 2016 (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 submit your milestones and comments.

Innovation Challenge Selects Finalists

And then there were six. Ten semifinalist teams pitched detailed prototypes of their innovative ideas to improve patient care at Innovation Day, the second event in the MD/RN Patient Experience Innovation Challenge, held Monday, March 28.

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Cytogenetics Lab Wins Key State Approval

The Cedars-Sinai Cytogenetics Laboratory recently became the first in California to gain approval for administering chromosomal microarray testing to women participating in the state's long-running Prenatal Screening Program. Cedars-Sinai is also among a small number of medical centers statewide that have both a lab and a prenatal diagnosis center with longstanding approvals from the Department of Public Health.

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CS-Link Tip: Releasing Records to Patients

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My CS-Link is an important piece of Cedars-Sinai's electronic health record and patient engagement. Patients report that a most-used feature of their portal is to review results. Learn how to release results that are not in your InBasket.

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New Type of HPV Test Available

The Cedars-Sinai Molecular Pathology Laboratory has announced the availability of the real­-time PCR cobas HPV Test from Roche Diagnostics.

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Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks

Hollywood Bowl

Celebrate Independence Day at the Hollywood Bowl with fireworks and music by the legendary band Chicago. The event on Sunday, July 3, is open to Cedars-Sinai physicians and their immediate family members.

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FDA Warns About Opioids, Diabetes Medications

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings about safety issues with the entire class of opioid pain medicines and with Type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin.

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