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TOP READS
Preview! Check out a patient room in tower expansion
We need your input to improve room design

Delinquent medical records enforcement starts Oct. 1 
Warnings issued through Sept. 30

Salem Health Urgent Care “goes virtual”
Video, e-visits reduce time and cost


PRACTICAL MATTERS
Pre-op hand-off improvements begin Sept. 16
New standardized tool closes communication gaps

Glucose reference ranges change Sept. 16
Updated ranges for pediatric glucose levels

From HIM: Tip to find ‘standard definitions’
Definitions in drop-down menu, one click away

From EPIC: Provider workflow changes coming
Training, go-live support in the works

Thanks to our BBQ hosts and Crash of Rhinos!
Medical staff and guests had a fantastic evening

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

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