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JOINT COMMISSION UPDATES

This is a time-limited, special section of Common Ground where you can see physician involvement around our Joint Commission accreditation work. Check here in the next few issues for updates about our rapid improvement exercises to address our Joint Commission citations.

Therapeutic duplication alert in Epic coming June 3
SBAR to reduce risk of duplicate medication orders

Changes to titration orders
Joint Commission citation leads to new look in order entry and on the MAR


TOP READS

Cancer institute 2018 annual report available
Learn about Salem Health's collaborative approach to cancer care

Dr. Claire O'Brien moves to care management
See what Dr. O'Brien plans to bring to care management as a physician advisor

PRACTICAL MATTERS

PSA: Friend or Foe — Part 1
Highlights from April town hall meeting about patient safety alert reporting

Therapeutic duplication alert in Epic coming June 3
SBAR to reduce risk of duplicate medication orders

Healthcare Coalition - Region 2 exercise
No-notice functional emergency preparedness exercise

New Building C lab open
Help reduce patient wait times for a variety of tests

Learn more about Leon Burrows, MD, of Salem Radiology Consultants

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Common Ground editorial board
Christine Clarke, MD, medical staff president
Bonnie Driggers, chair, compact implementation committee
Ralph Yates, DO, chief medical officer
Kyla Postrel, internal communications lead

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