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Epic Training is Happening Now


Dear Colleagues, Epic Training is Happening Now When you think of Epic Phase 2, are you wondering: Will I be impacted? What’s changing as a result of Epic Phase 2?…

Did you ever wonder why the residents order so many labs?


In a 2016 article in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Sedrak et al. explore why residents order unnecessary labs in inpatient settings. The study is below. We would love to know your thoughts. Tell us what…

Positive Comments March 1st – September 1st 2015


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Thank you!


Thank you for your assistance in the Joint Commission site visit. Overall, the engagement went well and the surveyors were very complementary of many aspects of our Health System. In…

Standard Work and the Interdisciplinary Perioperative Huddle


Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8 am and every Wed at 9:30 am, representatives from perioperative areas and supportive departments gather to discuss the MESS (methods, equipment, staffing…

Paging Etiquette Post Roll-Out Survey


Paging Etiquette Post Roll-Out Survey – 2 minutes to do! As you may know, an interdepartmental multi-disciplinary work group, using Be Safe methodology, convened over the summer in order to…

Welcome New Director to the CMO


Edward “Jack” Jackson has joined the UVA Health System, serving in the role of Director of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer. Most recently Jack was in working in…

Focus on CLABSI


Physician Engagement and “The Big 6” – Focus on CLABSI Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI), one of the “Big 6” , safety measures that we are tracking with…

Do YOU Know your Mallempati Score?


Next time you look in the mirror, take a look at the back of your throat. That’s what UVA anesthesiologists and proceduralists are doing. In addition to using the American…