Monthly Archives: August 2015

Medical Staff Voice – August 31, 2015

PatientKeeper (PK) and IT Reminders Please submit your PK orders discreetly, selected easily from the pharmacy or nursing order search.  Do not use the Misc. Pharmacy or Misc. Nursing orders to group orders, prescribe medications or nursing functions that can be selected … Continue reading

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Medical Staff Voice – August 24, 2015

Medication Reconciliation in PatientKeeper We’ve developed an effective process for medication reconciliation (MR) on admission. LVN’s in the Emergency Department (ED) interview patients and review their medications on admission. They then tee up the meds for the admitting physician to complete the … Continue reading

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Medical Staff Voice – August 17, 2015

Physician Reception – Thursday, August 20th CMHS Medical Staff is invited to join us for hors d’oeuvres and beverages as we recognize all new CMHS physicians from January to July 2015.  The event is on Thursday, August 20th, from 5:30 – … Continue reading

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Medical Staff Voice – August 10, 2015

PatientKeeper Consult Template The PatientKeeper (PK)  team has received a number of requests for a Consultation Template for consultants to use when documenting their consult in PK.  We are seeking recommendations from the Medical Staff on what elements would be … Continue reading

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Medical Staff Voice – August 3, 2015

Medical Staff Updates: Medicare (CMS) recently visited CMHS and conducted an extensive audit of our Health System compliance with federal mandates.  Their findings highlighted a few areas for Medical Staff attention: CMS requires that the indication for antibiotic use be documented. … Continue reading

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