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  • The First Election of the Department Chairs and Department Vice-Chairs of the Unified Medical Staff shall take place from November 30, 2015 to December 4, 2015. The Chair and Vice-Chair nominee receiving the greatest number of votes will be elected.
  • Active Staff Members will be eligible to vote in their assigned Department for Chair and Vice-Chair.
  • Voting shall be by ballot, with no proxy voting allowed, in the Medical Staff Offices at Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital – Woodstock, both near the Physician Lounges.
  • Your Ballot must be cast immediately in the Medical Staff Office at the time it is obtained. A ballot may not be removed from the Medical Staff Office.
  • If there are any questions regarding Department Assignment or Medical Staff Category (e.g. Active Staff membership) for 2016, please contact Sue Henn (815-759-4293) or Donna Dermont (815-334-3141).


Order Set Maintenance November 11, 2015

On Wednesday November 11, 2015 we will be performing order set maintenance to a large number of order sets. Throughout the day users may see order sets in their favorites list obsoleted.

If you see an order set in your favorites list that appears to be obsoleted, search for that order set in the CPOE search section and flag the order set to be re-added to your favorites list.

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Maintenance to be done:

  • Removal of Admission orders from a large amount of order sets
  • Modification to the ABG orders found in a large amount of order sets

For any questions or concerns please contact the EMR Physician Support Liaisons at (815)759-4330.

Documentation Tips: CVA & Joint Replacement

Below are tips provided by Centegra’s CDI team:

For a complete list of Documentation Tips, click here.

Pharmacy & Therapeutics Newsletter 15.5

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Pharmacy & Therapeutics Newsletter 15.2

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Discontinuation of Anticoagulants Prior to Surgery

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Newer Anticoagulants

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Paragon Database Upgrade November 4, 2015

Paragon will not be available from 10:00pm Wednesday 11/04/2015 through 6:00am Thursday 11/05/2015 while it is being upgraded.

MPF/HPF will be available during the downtime

Click here for directions on how to access MPF during the downtime

Please call the EMR Physician Support Liaisons at (815)759-4330 for any questions or concerns.