The Joint Commission recently identified opportunities for improvement in the AMI programs at adult hospitals, relative to Time Out, Informed Consent, Co-morbidities & Co-concurring conditions, and Pan of Care.
Effective 10/15/13, Erythrocyte Stimulating Agent therapy will not be initiated until day six of hospital stay per P&T Protocol. A new alert will fire upon ordering ESA (Procrit) and trigger review by Pharmacy.
NS Excel and D5W Excel Bags are on critical shortage throughout the system. Excel bags used to make amiodarone drips will be removed from the Emery House (EH) Carts as of 9/16/13. If you need an amiodarone drip, please contact pharmacy, who will make the drip in the pharmacy.
I’m delighted to officially announce that Methodist has partnered with UTMG and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to create a new academic physician practice group that will enhance the delivery of specialty care and hospital-based medical services in the Memphis area. The new group, called UT Methodist Physicians (UTMP), launches September 1, and includes UTMG physicians who have a strong history of affiliation with Methodist.
1) Identify which patients are eligible for transoral robotic and laser surgery 2) Distinguish the differences between transoral surgery and traditional treatment strategies, both surgical and non surgical