Weekly Progress Notes July 31

NEWS & REMINDERS

Doctor

Save the Date: Suburban Hospital CME Diabetes Symposium

Join us on Saturday, September 14 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Suburban Hospital Auditorium to hear Rita R. Kalyani, M.D., M.H.S., Editor-in-Chief of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide and Associate Professor of Medicine, present on “Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes: What’s new in 2019?” Download this flyer for more information.

 

Performance Award

Suburban Among Nation’s Top Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Congratulations to the medical staff for their role in helping Suburban to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019. Suburban is one of only 225 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor, which requires recipients to demonstrate sustained achievement in the Chest Pain MI Registry for eight consecutive quarters.

 

The award recognizes Suburban’s commitment to providing reliable, comprehensive treatment for heart attack patients based on current clinical guidelines and recommendations outlined by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. Read more about this prestigious award.

Johns Hopkins

 

Upcoming JHM CME Activities

The Johns Hopkins CloudCME web portal allows providers to register for upcoming courses, review calendars and identify activities that will help improve their knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and clinical outcomes for patients. Visit the site learn about upcoming opportunities. Click here to subscribe to the CME email list.

 

Key

E-Prescribing App Available

Imprivata ID is a secure authentication app that helps medical professionals improve clinical workflows for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Download this handout for more information. If you are interested in E-Prescribing with this app, please stop by Michelle’s office and she can help you enroll.

MEDICAL STAFF CALENDAR

Click here for the July 2019 calendar. The August calendar can be found here.

 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

Johns Hopkins Medicine Continuing Medical Education Series

All grand rounds are on hiatus for the summer and will return in the fall.

 

RESEARCH CORNER

Ovarian Cancer

Out of Many Precancerous Lesions, One Becomes Ovarian Cancer

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers found that the most common and lethal type of ovarian cancer actually originates from individual growths unrelated to each other, not from precancerous lesions. Learn more about how this research could help make treatments more effective and save more women’s lives.

 

Brain

How Brains Remember Decisions — For Better or Worse

How do you remember which restaurant was good and which was not? Human brains store and recall information based on good and bad decisions and interactions. Read about new evidence that shows exactly where these “decision-based” memories are stored in the brain.

 

CREDENTIALED AT SUBURBAN

Neurology

For a list of Neurologists practicing at Suburban Hospital, click here.

 

EPIC TIP OF THE WEEK

Adding Anesthesia Resources to Appointments


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