Clinical Services, Hospital News

Hospital Welcomes Two New Pathologists

Earlier this year, two new pathologists joined the hospital. Dr. Fanni Ratzon comes to us after finishing an oncologic surgical pathology fellowship and a cytopathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology in Lenox Hill Hospital and was a family physician in Israel for many years […]

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Clinical Services, Information Technology, Inpatient Care

DNR Orders Going Electronic on December 15

Beginning December 15, do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders will move from paper to electronic versions in Epic. A tipsheet is available for providers on how to review and place DNR orders. Download tipsheet.

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Clinical Services, Information Technology, Inpatient Care

Alcohol Withdrawal Order Set Now Live

The alcohol withdrawal order set went live last month in Epic. To access the order set, search using any of the following terms in the orders tab: Alcohol Withdrawal CIWA Chlordiazepoxide or Librium Lorazepam or Ativan The order set requires providers to select a treatment regimen based on the CIWA score at the time of […]

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Englewood Health Physician Network

EHPN Business Meeting on December 14

The next EHPN Business Meeting will be Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Zoom call-in information will be sent out separately to EHPN providers and office managers. Agenda: President’s Report – Dr. Stephen Brunnquell Update on RVU revisions Urgent Care, Fair Lawn, […]

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Hospital News, Quality and Population Health, Recognition

Englewood Health Nationally Recognized as a Top Hospital for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Englewood Health was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization dedicated to healthcare quality and safety. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. Englewood Health is one of only 72 hospitals in the country, out of […]

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Clinical Services, Inpatient Care

RapidAI Stroke Imaging Platform Now Live

We are excited to introduce a new stroke imaging platform that went live at Englewood on Monday, December 6. The platform—called RapidAI—combines advanced imaging and workflow improvements to help physicians make timely decisions regarding stroke treatment. By using advanced artificial intelligence (AI), we can provide better, quicker care to patients and determine who would benefit […]

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Inpatient Care

December 8th Is the Deadline for Completing Charting Deficiencies

As year-end is quickly approaching, our Health Information Management department must code and bill as many cases as possible by December 8th in order for the hospital to recover payment in 2021. We are requesting that all physicians access the Chart Completion folders in their InBaskets and complete all documentation deficiencies immediately, whether delinquent (noted […]

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Inpatient Care, Quality and Population Health

C. Difficile Testing Reminders for Medical Staff

Reducing hospital-onset C. difficile is an important focus of our infection prevention efforts. Over the past several years, a multidisciplinary team has developed and implemented action plans encompassing hand hygiene, contact precautions, appropriate use of antibiotics (notably fluoroquinolones), and testing. That last piece—testing—warrants some reminders. Please remember the key points below, and refer to the […]

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Clinical Services

Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Test No Longer Performed In House

The Hemoglobin Electrophoresis test can no longer be performed in-house due to a manufacturing issue. Such tests are now sent out to our reference laboratory with an expected turn-around time of 3-5 business days. This change will not have any impact on the ordering format, but results may appear differently. If you have any questions, […]

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