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11-17-10

Week of November 17, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:28:42 PM

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Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital New Home to World’s Most Advanced Radiotherapy Cancer Treatment System- Only Center in Rocky Mountain Region with This Technology
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:39:07 PM

The best cancer treatment in the world is now available right here in Denver at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital. TrueBeam technology offers pinpoint accuracy and precision, is faster than other technologies and uses a smaller X-ray dose for image guidance, making it safer for patients.



St. Anthony Central Awarded Medal of Honor
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:40:44 PM

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the list of hospitals throughout the country who achieved high organ donation conversion rates over an 18-month period. Five Colorado hospitals were among those named for excellence in organ donation. HHS awarded Medals of Honor in three categories - Gold, Silver and Bronze. St. Anthony Central Hospital moved from a Bronze Medal to Silver this year.



NURSE TALK - QUESTIONS MIX
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:51:21 PM

Where you happy with the way the elections turned out? No I was not. I’m one of the democrats in the state, which I put up there as being one of the people that sees that change hurts. I’m hoping change will be good. Jo Clipson, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food? I love the dressing. It’s one of my favorites that grandmother made. I guess everyone says their grandmother makes the best dressing. Randy Wheeler, Hospice Executive Director What are you looking forward to the rest of the year. I would say just spending time with my family. In what we do I think you realize that the most important asset is time. Scott Liner, Hospice Chaplain What do you want people to remember you for. Being compassionate and having a witty sense of humor. Martin Gossett, Hospice Chaplain



Cartoon - Don’t Touch My Junk- By William Warren
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:52:59 PM

Cartoon - Don’t Touch My Junk- By William Warren



EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER JOINS JOINT COMMISSION CENTER FOR TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN CAREGIVERS
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:42:03 PM

Exempla Lutheran Medical Center is one of 10 leading hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to team with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and use new methods to find the causes of and develop targeted solutions to hand-off communication failures which are at the root of an estimated 80 percent of serious medical errors.



ASK VICKI - I don’t think my antidepressant is working, do you think I should call my doctor to increase the dosage?
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:49:22 PM

ASK VICKI - I don’t think my antidepressant is working, do you think I should call my doctor to increase the dosage?



Banner Medical Group opens Greeley internal medicine clinic
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:42:48 PM

Banner Health announces the opening of a new internal medicine clinic in Greeley and welcomes a new provider who will see patients in the clinic beginning Dec. 6.



McKee Medical Center Turkey Trot issues middle school challenge
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:43:53 PM

The Loveland or Berthoud middle school that has the most participants in the 2010 Turkey Trot at McKee Medical Center is in for an early Christmas present: a $250 grant courtesy of the McKee Medical Center Foundation.



MILE HIGH BUSINESSES JOIN FORCES FOR ‘PROJECT TURKEY TROT’- Nearly 500 Turkeys Already Committed By Local Leaders – Game On To Reach The Goal!
Posted: 11/17/2010 at 6:44:51 PM

Calling all Denverites to engage in the true spirit of Thanksgiving and consider yourselves challenged -- Andrew Rogers, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Denver and Jay Weinstein, COO of St. Anthony Central Hospital, have teamed with OrthoColorado Hospital, St. Anthony Health Foundation, Sodexo, Panorama Orthopedic and Spine Center, G.E. Johnson and Hammes Company -- to support Denver Rescue Mission’s gracious efforts. The dynamic group has already secured more than 300 turkeys and intends to hold ‘Project Turkey Trot’ drives within their respective organizations to ‘serve up’ the gift that keeps on giving.



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