Category: Staff

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?…

The Impact of Bundled Payments

After seeing this headline in the news: “CMS Announces Bundled Payments for Joint Replacement Surgery”,  my neighbor told me that he was going to need to hurry to have his…

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…

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…