Coronavirus Update 2/19/2020

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV newly renamed COVID-2019) in China is continuing to evolve. While the immediate risk in the US is still considered low, this is a potentially serious public health threat. A multidisciplinary task force at Englewood Health has been established to monitor the situation and implement responses. The following information […]


Opioid Education for Patients at Discharge

As part of Englewood Health’s opioid awareness efforts, the Opioid Task Force has developed information for patients who will be taking opioid medications after discharge. Effective Wednesday, February 19th, patients discharged from Inpatient Units, Maternal Child Health, Emergency Department, Same Day Surgery and Procedural Units will have information on opioid medications included in their After […]


Key Takeaways from Lung Cancer Grand Rounds

Earlier this month, Lewis Attas, MD, and Mikhail Tismenetsky, MD, pathologist, presented “Clinical Trials in and the Utilization of Molecular Pathology in Lung Cancer,” part of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center Grand Rounds. Key takeaway: Every effort should be made to establish the genetic alteration status in patients with metastatic non-small cell […]


Safely Ordering MRI for Patients with Implanted Devices

Radiology and Cardiology have created a task force to establish safe protocols for MRI procedures in patients with implanted pacemakers and ICDs. Newer “MRI-conditional” pacemakers and ICDs are engineered to permit safe imaging, and with necessary precautions it is also possible to safely image older MRI-non-conditional device patients under most circumstances. Before MR imaging can […]


Epic Enhancement: Correcting Home Medications

When reconciling a patient’s medications for discharge, any corrections to the Home Medications can now be done without leaving the Discharge Navigator. A new tab, “Review Home Medications,” has been added to the Discharge Order Reconciliation activity, where you can add, delete, or modify items on the home medication list. See screenshot below (click on […]


Coronavirus Update

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China is continuing to evolve. While the immediate risk in the US is still considered low, this is a potentially serious public health threat. A multidisciplinary task force at Englewood Health is monitoring the situation and meeting regularly to ensure we are prepared for any suspected or […]


2020 Medical Staff Breakfasts

Join your medical staff colleagues and senior leaders for these casual breakfasts in the employee section of the hospital’s Drapkin Family Cafe. Come and go as your schedule allows. Wednesday, February 26, 2020; 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2020; 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020; 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 […]


6th Annual Englewood Health Research Day: Request for Abstracts

The 6th Annual EH Institution-Wide Research Day will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020. All members of the Englewood Hospital community are invited to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation. Residents, students, nurses, faculty members, and staff are encouraged to submit their scholarly activity in abstract form. Abstracts accepted […]