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July Updates

July Updates

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Epic kudos We had a successful transition to Epic on July 1 led by Donna Beitler, Keisha Perrin, Dr. Tim Niessen and Hailey James. Our certified trainers were Regina Hendrix, Denise "Deni" Gartrell, Jennifer Bardell, Kathryn Medved, Kesiha Perrin, and Donna Beitler. In addition to our certified trainers, educators Kelly Connor, Marida Twilley and Paula Murray,(...)

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Updates and Thank Yous

Updates and Thank Yous

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Epic: We Can Do This! After all the training and preparation we are ready for go-live! Please be sure to use your Red Shirts for support and report any issues to your manager/chain of command. We are prepared for Epic implementation on July 1! Compliments go to Donna Beitler, Epic credentialed trainers, educators, super-users, proctors(...)

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May Updates!

May Updates!

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The CCU team was recently selected as the winner of the Hand Hygiene Poster Competition after making an interactive poster demonstrating the importance of performing proper hand hygiene and having members of the CCU team sign a hand hygiene pledge on the poster (see right). A special thank you to Anna Manalad on the CCU(...)

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Welcome, Marian Asiedu!

Welcome, Marian Asiedu!

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The Department of Medical Nursing is pleased to announce that Marian Asiedu, MSN, RN will be appointed to the Nelson 7 Nurse Manager position effective May 1, 2016. In her new role, Marian will partner with the existing nursing team to move inpatient operations toward the new triple aim of improved population health, improved patient experience and reduced care costs.(...)

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Helping Beyond Hopkins

Helping Beyond Hopkins

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Jenna DiFilippo, nurse in the CCU, traveled to Senegal in West Africa for two weeks with a team of 12 people to work with Mission Inter Senegal (MIS). With the extensive help of a local hospital founded by MIS and MIS staff, they were able to serve the medical needs of several different villages in isolated sections(...)

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Welcome Eleni Flanagan!

Welcome Eleni Flanagan!

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The Department of Medical Nursing is pleased to announce that effective March 6, 2016, Eleni Flanagan, MSN, MBA, RN-BC, will be appointed the Assistant Director of Nursing. In her new role, Eleni will oversee in-patient and procedural nursing operations for the department. Eleni is an exceptional leader with over 11 years of nursing leadership and operational experience. In fact, over the last 20 years, she has(...)

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We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

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Thank you for your support during the storm. We couldn’t have done it without you! The care and dedication you provided to our patients and colleagues has not gone unnoticed. In fact, because of your efforts the DOM has been a shining star during this entire event. The entire nursing team went above and beyond to ensure operations continued normally. Our employees, housestaff(...)

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December Updates!

December Updates!

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Dear Medical Nursing Family, Thank you for creating a positive healing experience for our patients. We hope you have a peaceful holiday season and that the new year brings you much joy. Best Wishes & Happy Holidays, -Ron and Terry   View a special 2015 elf message from Ron, Terry, Donna and Katie here:  http://www.elfyourself.com/?mId=66745957.3(...)

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November Updates!

November Updates!

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As we take this time to celebrate with those who are dear to us, we want to thank each of you for your dedication and commitment to patient care. Since the summer, our department has seen an especially high census and patient acuity. This brings significant challenges to staffing, bed turnover and safety.  We recognize(...)

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October Updates!

October Updates!

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 As the leaves change and we enter the holiday season, now is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the crisp fall weather. I hope you and your families are able to take time away to enjoy the fall foliage. Please have a safe and happy Halloween! Sincerely, Ron   Kelly Caslin has been appointed(...)

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