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2020 Issues

  • January 10, 2020
    January 10, 2020
    • CS-Safe, Cedars-Sinai’s New Incident Reporting System, Goes Live Next Week
    • Surgical Item Tracking System to Roll Out Jan. 27
    • 3rd Floor Surgical Operations Moving
    • Joan August Named Vice President of Cedars-Sinai Cancer
    • Open Houses for Health Delivery Science Program
    • Annual Wellbeing Fair Set for Friday, Jan. 10
    • International Program Aims to Expand Its Reach
    • New Online Templates and Tools Available to Staff
    • FDA Warns About Serious Breathing Problems With Seizure and Nerve Pain Medications
    • Michael Harris Weiss, MD: 1943-2020
    • CS-Link Tip: New Storyboard Feature
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • January 24, 2020
    January 24, 2020
    • Leadership Series: Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
    • New Incident Reporting System Now Live
    • Core Labs Achieve Elite Certification
    • King Speaker Urges Audience to Stand for Civil Rights
    • Five Question Survey for Physicians
    • Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks tVolunteers
    • Surgical Item Tracking System to Roll Out Jan. 27
    • 'Since You Asked': On-site Gym, Daycare and More
    • FDA Warns About Possible Cancer Risk With Weight Drug Lorcaserin
    • CS-Link Tip: In Basket Reminders Sent to Email
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • February 07, 2020
    February 07, 2020
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Coronavirus
    • Cedars-Sinai Opens Flagship Medical Offices in Tarzana
    • Wear Red Feb. 7, Support Women's Heart Health Day
    • Results: 2019 Culture of Safety Survey
    • Lung Cancer Expert to Head Medical Oncology
    • MD Who Volunteers as Reserve Officer Saves a Life on Duty
    • Women's Blood Vessels Age Faster Than Men's
    • New Guidelines for Vancomycin Dosing Start Feb. 18
    • FDA Strengthens Warning About Clozapine
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • CS-Link Tip: Storyboard
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • February 21, 2020
    February 21, 2020
    • President's Perspective: Access and Equity
    • Leadership Series: Emergency Department Utilization
    • Q&A: Four Physicians Mark Black History Month
    • LA Marathon Street Closures on March 8
    • Highlighting Heart Disease Prevention for Women
    • Medical VR Conference Coming in March
    • Change to Personal Email Access Policy
    • Core Labs Changing Procalcitonin Assay March 10
    • Educational Series to Focus on Global Healthcare
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • CS-Link Tip: Patient Care and Treatment Teams
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • March 06, 2020
    March 06, 2020
    • COVID-19: Updates for Staff and Physicians
    • LA Marathon Street Closures on March 8
    • Agency Awards Five-Star Rating to Cedars-Sinai
    • Honor a Deserving Nurse for Caring Award
    • Purim and Reading of the Megillah March 9-10
    • Protect Your Patients by Checking Two Forms of ID
    • Isolation Masks—Guidance for Use
    • More Doctors in the Valley for Staff
    • Changes at Molecular Pathology Laboratory
    • Cora Labs to Use New Assay Starting March 24
    • CS-Link Tip: Add-on Labs for Existing Specimen
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • March 20, 2020
    March 20, 2020
    • COVID-19: Updates for Staff and Physicians
    • Letter From President and CEO: Huntington Hospital
    • Celebrating National Women's History Month
    • All Hands Meeting Unveils New Credo
    • Core Labs Can Now Screen for Fentanyl
    • FDA Strengthens Warning for Montelukast
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • Medical Library User Survey Ends Friday
    • CS-Link Tip: COVID-19 Related Tips
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences

2019 Issues

  • January 11, 2019
    January 11, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: New Year's Greetings
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: New Prescription Requirements
    • Martin Luther King, III, to Speak at King Day Celebration
    • #MeToo in Medicine Focus of Jan. 16 Talk
    • Communicating With Gender Nonconforming Patients
    • New Data Backs Barbershop Blood Pressure Study
    • Leading Microbiome Scientist Joins Cedars-Sinai
    • Physician Playlists: Azadeh Dashti, MD
    • FDA Warns About Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
    • CS-Link Tip: The Power of SmartPhrases
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • January 25, 2019
    January 25, 2019
    • Wear Red on Feb. 1 for Women's Heart Day
    • MLK III Inspires Hope at Father’s Celebration
    • Results From Ambulatory High Value Care Committee
    • Feedback From MD/RN Collaborative Satisfaction Survey
    • Advance Healthcare Directive Now on CS-Link
    • James Grant, MD, Named Chair of Anesthesiology
    • Kimchi, MD, Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Whiteman, MD, Starts New Leadership Role With AAP
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for December
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • Super Bowl Tailgate Party on Friday, Feb. 1
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: The Problem List
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • February 08, 2019
    February 08, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: CS-Link Efficiency
    • Cedars-Sinai Hosts NEJM Catalyst Event
    • Employees in Red Celebrate Women’s Heart Health Day
    • A Chat With Our New COO
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Recreation and Entertainment Discounts
    • Cedars-Sinai Primary Care Arrives in Santa Monica
    • Nobel Winner Yamanaka to Speak on Stem Cells
    • New Volunteer Roles for Patients and Family Members
    • Patient Feedback to Be Focus of Major New Cancer Study
    • CS-Link Tip: SmartSets and OrderSets
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • February 22, 2019
    February 22, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Physician Wellness
    • Cedars-Sinai Earns State's Highest Ranking
    • Cedars-Sinai Top Ranked in Adult Heart Transplants
    • Practice Transformation Helps Treat Physician Burnout
    • Physician Playlists: Kelly Wright, MD
    • Honor a Deserving Nurse
    • Call Value for Troponin Changing March 4
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for January
    • Security Department Warns of 'Office Creepers'
    • CS-Link Tip: Dictate Notes Later
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • March 08, 2019
    March 08, 2019
    • Letter from Chief of Staff: New Wellness Focus
    • Cedars-Sinai Earns Highest Distinction Again
    • Mosenifar, MD, to Run His 100th Marathon
    • Study in African-American Barbershops Honored
    • Making Waves in Science: Janine Bilsborough
    • Alexa Tapped for Smart Hospital Room Pilot
    • FDA Issues Warnings About Medications
    • Medical Library Users Asked to Take Online Survey
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: Using F2 as a Verb
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • March 22, 2019
    March 22, 2019
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Take the Stairs
    • Physicians Come Together to Improve Patient Care
    • Bed Huddles Unite Staff to Improve Patient Flow
    • Susan Cheng, MD, Named Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women's Cardiovascular Health
    • Comprehensive Stroke Center Receives Recertification
    • Kimchi, MD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Appointment of New Senior Vice President and CNE
    • Joint Venture for Cedars-Sinai and Providence St. Joseph
    • Clinical Guidelines for Patient Surgery Updated
    • Making Waves in Science: Jennifer Van Eyk
    • Prepare for LA Marathon Street Closures March 24
    • Liver Transplant Patient Says Thank You
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for February
    • CS-Link Tip: Medication Links
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • April 05, 2019
    April 05, 2019
    • Wellness Lecture: What a Sober Alcoholic Can Teach Us About Addiction
    • Runner's Race May Impact Local Commutes Sunday
    • Physician WINs: FitClub Summer Competition Offers Cash Prizes
    • Enter Drawing to Win Clippers Suite Tickets
    • Conference Peers Into VR's Future in Medicine
    • Making Waves in Science: Nancy Sicotte, MD
    • Annual Telemundo Health Fair Cares for Thousands
    • Students Become Neuroscientists in Brainworks Program
    • Core Labs Changing Test Codes
    • FDA Cautions About Use of Paclitaxel-Coated Products
    • Morton H. Field, MD: 1931-2019
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • CS-Link Tip: Wild Cards
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • April 19, 2019
    April 19, 2019
    • Chikwe, MD, Named Founding Chair of Department of Cardiac Surgery
    • Commemorating Passover at Cedars-Sinai
    • Special Day Shows Appreciation for Physicians
    • 18 Employees Honored With President's Award
    • Annual Yom Ha'Shoah Event to be Held May 2
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for March
    • Staff Asked to Be Vigilant After Street Robbery
    • Makeup Lessons for Transgender Patients Offer Confidence
    • CS-Link Tip: Upgrade Coming April 28
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • May 03, 2019
    May 03, 2019
    • Cedars-Sinai Leadership Series: Hospital Flow
    • Update on Measles Outbreak
    • Albert Named Founding Chair of New Department
    • Sicotte, MD, Named Chair of Department of Neurology
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Managing Stress
    • Warsaw Ghetto Founded a Medical School
    • Couple Shares Journey Through Kidney Transplant
    • New Assays Coming to MPO and PR3
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • Ramadan Celebration Features Break-Fast Meal
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • CS-Link Tip: Upgrade Success
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
    • Families and Caregivers Celebrate at NICU Reunion
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Getting Sleep and Rest
    • President's Perspective: Myth of Nonprofits
    • Grant, MD, MBA, Named Chair of Anesthesiology
    • Leon Fine, MD, Graduates to New Challenges
    • High Schoolers Get Hands-On Surgical Experience
    • Core Labs Returning to Roche Immunoassay
    • Tips on Preventing Social Engineering
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • CS-Link Tip: Marie Kondo Your InBasket
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • May 17, 2019
    May 17, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Bylaw Amendment
    • Improving Sepsis Care
    • Makkar, MD, Appointed Vice President of Cardiovascular Innovation and Intervention
    • Physician Wellness Tip: One Step at a Time
    • Surgeon Gets Taste of Reality of War
    • Congratulations to Leadership Program Graduates
    • My PayView: Online Payroll System Now Upgraded
    • Center for the Undiagnosed Patient Examines Mysteries
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for April
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: iPhone And InPatient Orders
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • May 31, 2019
    May 31, 2019
    • Families and Caregivers Celebrate at NICU Reunion
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Getting Sleep and Rest
    • President's Perspective: Myth of Nonprofits
    • Grant, MD, MBA, Named Chair of Anesthesiology
    • Leon Fine, MD, Graduates to New Challenges
    • High Schoolers Get Hands-On Surgical Experience
    • Core Labs Returning to Roche Immunoassay
    • Tips on Preventing Social Engineering
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • CS-Link Tip: Marie Kondo Your InBasket
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • June 14, 2019
    June 14, 2019
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Importance of Hydration
    • Father and Son Get to the Heart of the Matter
    • Forrester Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Paul W. Noble, MD, Wins PRISM Prize
    • Nobel Laureate Addresses Record Number of Graduates
    • Cedars-Sinai Employees March With Pride
    • LAP Test Being Halted Beginning June 30
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • CS-Link Tip: SmartPhrase Workbench Updated
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • June 28, 2019
    June 28, 2019
    • Physician Wellness Tip: A Healthy Living Message
    • Visiting Doctor Fights for Health and Human Dignity
    • President's Perspective: What Is a Jewish Hospital?
    • Cancer Survivors Celebrate Strength, Self-Care
    • Gift Will Advance Research for Memory Disorders
    • Copeptin Will Replace ADH Starting July 15
    • Simple Ways to Help Conserve Electricity This Summer
    • Work and Life Matters Expanding Services
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for May
    • Summer Is Coming, and So Are Fireworks
    • CS-Link Tip: Reconciling Outside Information
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • July 12, 2019
    July 12, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Upcoming Required Remote Access Changes
    • Emergency Medicine Pioneer Marks 40 Years of Transformation, Growth
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Healthy Eating
    • Deadline for Award Nominations Is Aug. 12
    • Eleven Startups Join Latest Accelerator Class
    • Lecture About 'Impossible Medical School' in Warsaw Ghetto Set for July 29
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: Outside Results Box
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • July 26, 2019
    July 26, 2019
    • Cedars-Sinai Leadership Series: Patient Care
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Wellness Task Force
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Don't Forget the Sunscreen
    • Preparing for Quakes and Other Disasters
    • Cedars-Sinai Gives $15 Million to 108 Local Organizations
    • Deadline for Award Nominations Is Aug. 12
    • Blood Donors Needed During Summer Months
    • CS-Link Tip: Pre-register for Okta App
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • August 09, 2019
    August 09, 2019
    • Letter From President and CEO: Gun Violence
    • Cedars-Sinai Ranked No. 8 Nationally
    • Learn About Medical Mission to Guatemala on Aug. 18
    • Physician Wellness Tip: No Smoking
    • President's Award Ceremony Is Aug. 14
    • Deadline for Award Nominations Is Aug. 12
    • Hollywood Event May Impact Traffic On Aug. 18
    • New Barcode System to Track Surgical Sponges
    • FDA Warns About Xeljanz XR
    • Annual Sand 'N'Snore Set for Sept. 6
    • CS-Link Tip: Shortcuts For Macs
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • August 23, 2019
    August 23, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Patient Identification
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Healthy Eating
    • Faces of Cedars-Sinai: James Ha, MD
    • Mandatory Training Must Be Completed by Nov. 1
    • Cedars-Sinai Establishes the Arthur Johnson, MD, Visiting Clerkship Scholarship
    • 17 Employees Honored With President's Award
    • FDA Finds No Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer With Parkinson's Medicines
    • Logging Into HealthStream Is About to Get Easier
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for July
    • Are You a Veteran? Let Us Know
    • Annual Sand 'N'Snore Set for Sept. 6
    • CS-Link Tip:Signal Reports
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • September 06, 2019
    September 06, 2019
    • President's Perspective: Systemness
    • Albert, MD, Named Founding Chair in Cardiology
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Walking to Better Health
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
    • Flu Shots for Staff Coming to Cedars-Sinai
    • Task Force Lowers Turnover Time in Robotic Cases
    • Morris C. Katz: 1927-2019
    • Call Goes Out for Christmas Extravaganza Performers
    • Are You a Veteran? Let Us Know
    • CS-Link Tip: Order Panels
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • September 20, 2019
    September 20, 2019
    • President's Perspective: The Academic Mission
    • Parking Rate Changes Coming in November
    • Cedars-Sinai Leadership Series: Operational Efficiency
    • Physician Flu Shot Attestations Required by Nov. 1
    • Chikwe Named Founding Chair of Cardiac Surgery
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Look For Whole Grain
    • Departments Collaborate to Improve Turnaround Time
    • Corporate Integrity Training Now Available
    • Demo Day Showcases Healthcare Tech Innovations
    • FDA Warns About Drugs Aimed at Treating Breast Cancer
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for August
    • Are You a Veteran? Let Us Know
    • CS-Link Tip: Personal Phrases
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • October 04, 2019
    October 04, 2019
    • A New Mark for the Future of Our Institution
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff
    • Physicians and Nurses Encouraged to Attend Free Wellness Course Oct. 18
    • Parking Rate Changes Coming in November
    • Physician Wellness Tip: Deciding How Much to Eat
    • High Holidays Services Set for Oct. 8-9
    • Holiday of Sukkot Begins Sunday, Oct. 13
    • Cedars-Sinai Earns Top Score on Hospital Equality Index
    • One Kidney and 37 Years of Marriage
    • Neil Buchbinder, MD: 1942-2019
    • CS-Link Tip: Using Note Templates in Canto
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • October 18, 2019
    October 18, 2019
    • Medical Staff Meeting Reflects on Impressive Year
    • Richard V. Riggs, MD, Appointed Chief Medical Officer
    • Cedars-Sinai Leadership Series: People
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: New Incident Reporting System Coming in December
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Register With Doximity
    • 'Since You Asked': Parking Rates
    • Moshe Arditi, MD, Wins Pioneer in Medicine Award
    • Mark J. Ault, MD, Receives Master Clinician Award
    • Panel Discussion Celebrates Women in Medicine
    • Four Young Women in Medicine Talk About Their Careers
    • Reminders for Protecting Patient Privacy
    • CS-Link: Plan for Unavailable Workflow Tasks
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Milestones
  • November 01, 2019
    November 01, 2019
    • Culture of Safety Survey Runs Nov. 4-18
    • On-Demand Video Visits Rolling Out to Patients
    • Pavilion Expanding Surgical Operations to 4th Floor
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Register With Doximity
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Empathia Wellness Program
    • New Physician Welcome Reception Set for Nov. 12
    • Short Survey About Serious Illness Communication Skills
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for September
    • CS-Link Tip: November Update
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Product Recall—Ranitidine
    • E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful to Heart Health Than Tobacco
    • Study Highlights Best Options for Heart Patients
    • Core Labs Updating Reference Intervals Nov. 30
    • New Physicians Welcomed at Reception
    • Christmas Extravaganza Looking for Choral Singers
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • CS-Link Tip: Marking Navigation Tabs as Important
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • November 15, 2019
    November 15, 2019
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Product Recall—Ranitidine
    • E-Cigarettes May Be More Harmful to Heart Health Than Tobacco
    • Study Highlights Best Options for Heart Patients
    • Core Labs Updating Reference Intervals Nov. 30
    • New Physicians Welcomed at Reception
    • Christmas Extravaganza Looking for Choral Singers
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for October
    • Medical Library Offers Classes to Learn New Skills
    • CS-Link Tip: Marking Navigation Tabs as Important
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • November 29, 2019
    November 29, 2019
    • Spreading High-Value Care
    • New Way to Counter Spinal Disc Degeneration
    • Streisand and Bairey Merz on JAMA Podcast
    • Torrance Memorial to Open Cancer Center in December
    • Kimberly Gregory, MD, Named Helping Hand of Los Angeles Miriam Jacobs Chair in Maternal Fetal Medicine
    • Helping Seniors Avoid Social Isolation Over the Holidays
    • New Social Media Policies Encourage Engagement
    • Core Labs Updating Anion Gap Calculation
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Product Updates
    • CS-Link Tip: View a Lifetime of Care at a Glance
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences
  • December 13, 2019
    December 13, 2019
    • President's Perspective: Mission And Values
    • Letter From Chief of Staff: Influenza Activity
    • Gift to Create Kao Autoimmunity Institute
    • Hanukkah Candlelighting Ceremony Set for Dec. 23
    • Training for Incident Reporting System to Begin
    • Recognition for High Rate of Flu Vaccinations
    • Ray Charles Foundation Establishes Scholarship
    • Stem Cells Don't Take a Day Off During the Holidays
    • Circle of Friends Honorees for November
    • CS-Link Tip: Patient Reminder Lists
    • Meetings and Events: See more meetings and events
    • Grand Rounds
    • Upcoming CME Conferences