Daily Buzz: 3/14/17

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Today at Sibley

·Employee Engagement Survey Table from noon to 1 p.m. in Building C, Floor G, Windows Café
·CIZE from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Building D, Floor 1, Ren 2
·Acupuncture from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Building A, Suite 418/420, Integrative Medicine
·Sugar–Not as Sweet as it Sounds has been postponed until Thursday

Today’s TJC Tidbit

The Joint Commission (TJC) will be visiting Sibley. To help
everyone prepare, we will be featuring a daily tip here.

Tips with Pics
Patient supplies should not be stored under the sink.


OnBase Planned Downtime Scheduled for Thursday from 3 to 5 A.M.

OnBase Production downtime required for technical updates is scheduled for Thursday, March 16, from 3 to 5 a.m. During this timeframe, the OnBase Production environment will be migrated to new hardware. The downtime is scheduled for two hours, but may end sooner.

This is not an Epic downtime. The Epic Production application will be up and available. Users will not have access to the following components for OnBase during the planned downtime event:

  • Epic/OnBase integrated document scanning and retrieval
  • Historical scanned documents and resolute EOB display buttons in Epic
  • Epic MyChart and EpicCare Link – no document retrieval
  • Epic ROI printing
  • OnBase batch scanning and document retrieval through the OnBase desktop and web clients
  • POE EDMS document viewing

 Book Clhub

The Innovation Hub’s Book Clhub has just started reading The Patient Will See You Now by Eric Topol.  It’s about the digital revolution in health care.

From Amazon: “With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic system in which ‘doctor knows best.’ Medicine has been digitized, Topol argues; now it will be democratized. Computers will replace physicians for many diagnostic tasks, citizen science will give rise to citizen medicine, and enormous data sets will give us new means to attack conditions that have long been incurable.”

The Chlub be discussing the book at noon in the Hub on Wednesday, April 12.

Lung Health: Knowledge Is Power
Early-Stage Lung Cancer Screening, Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Join Stephen Broderick, M.D., thoracic surgeon and assistant professor of surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Benjamin Levy, M.D., thoracic medical oncologist and assistant professor of oncology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and clinical director of medical oncology, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley, to learn about early-stage lung cancer screening, targeted therapies and immunotherapies for NSCLC.

When: Thursday, March 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Building A, Floor 1, Conference Room 1

Register here or call Pam Goetz at 202-243-2320.

Have You Pledged for Patient Safety Yet?

Due to the weather, we have moved the Patient Safety Awareness Week webinar originally scheduled for today from 1 to 2 p.m. in Ren 1, to Thursday, March 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Ren 1. We will still have our scavenger hunt clue, so check the Daily Buzz tomorrow. Remember to take the pledge for patient safety– not only this week, but every week!

Today’s clue:
Patient safety event reporting (incident reporting) is a mainstay for hospital efforts to detect patient safety events and quality problems. At Sibley, our reporting system is called HERO. For this program to be successful, we must foster a supportive non-punitive environment that encourages all to report not only actual event,s but also near miss events. What is the department that oversees this program?

To see what else is going on this week, view the flier here.

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