September 8, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 35
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Special Nuptials Make Memories for
Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Staff

The compassionate staff at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital worked overtime to make a wedding happen in just a few short hours. The daughter of a critically ill patient wanted to bring her wedding to her father's bedside, and the team delivered ...

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Surgical Technologist from Jewish Hospital Takes San Diego Trip for Referring Friend

Surgical technologist Alisha Hofstrom said she has not been able to take a vacation for a long time. That’s what made it even sweeter for her when she found out in August that she had won the employee referral program vacation giveaway for referring her friend, Alfred Hernandez ...

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SafetyFirst: Importance of 5:1 Feedback

It’s important to remember the concept of 5:1 feedback, a communication ratio in which we have five positive/praise interactions to every one coaching-to-correct interaction. Interestingly enough, a study predicted with 94 percent accuracy whether a couple would still be married ten years later based on the 5:1 feedback model ...

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Vela Crabtree

During a transthoracic echocardiogram procedure at Saint Joseph London, Vela Crabtree noticed a patient had a vegetation on his aortic valve leaflet. The echo vascular technologist immediately contacted a cardiologist to request he quickly read the echo stat, given the patient’s prior diagnosis ...

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ITS Transformation 646 Approach: Network Improvement Work Continues

As of Aug. 26, Regional Wide Area Network (RWAN) routers that provide network connectivity to applications and other network resources have been refreshed at 17 of 53 sites. We are working to improve network performance and reduce costs ...

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Foundations Receive Grants to Help Improve Quality of Life for Children

The Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation, Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation and Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation recently received grants from the WHAS Crusade for Children. The grants focus on supporting programs that improve quality of life for children ...

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