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TOP READS

From the CEO: We are once again a Top Workplace!
Salem Health receives honor fourth year in a row

Improving medical staff mass casualty readiness
Medical staff Preparedness Council formed, plan to be tested

SHMG leadership evolving to meet changing needs
Meet the leaders; watch the video on how SHMG has evolved

Let’s hit the 100% vaccination goal
Message from medical staff president Chris Clarke, MD

Campus expansion update: How do you commute?
Please take our transportation survey

PRACTICAL MATTERS

Changes from Pharmacy and Therapeutics group announced
Alternative potassium binder; removing combination insulins

From Lab: Lactic acid, Troponin T reporting process changed
New criteria on when to call providers – initial critical value

Building A lab station closed Oct. 7 to 25
New ADA door improves patient access

EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

Training for Epic is available now!
Epic upgrade begins Oct. 15 after downtime

Sign up for Dragon Medical One training
Your true voice will go live on Oct. 22!

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and Salem Health Cancer Institute Joint Tumor Symposium
Cancer educational program for providers in oncology, medical specialties and primary care

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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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