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TOP READS

Epic upgrade date moved to April 13
New clinic acquisitions taking priority

Peer Support — We're here 24/7 to support you
Call 503-814-7337 (PEER) any time for confidential help

Construction update: Training and registration due Feb. 17
Thanks for registering your vehicle

Marvel to receive Service Excellence Award at banquet
Large team honors his years of pioneering sepsis work

PRACTICAL MATTERS
Travel screening questions updated in Epic
New version provides quicker response to outbreaks; see tip sheets

Documenting dementia: baseline or acutely decompensated?
What to document when mental status changes

Gonadal shielding in X-ray no longer a best practice
Evidence shows shields offer little benefit, higher exposure risk

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Common Ground editorial board
Leon Burrows, MD, medical staff president
Katherine Keene, chair, compact implementation committee
Ralph Yates, DO, chief medical officer
Kyla Postrel, internal communications lead

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