Providence Oregon Clinician Update

News for Providence-employed providers and medical staff in Oregon

  • Epic Hyperdrive is now live

    Epic Hyperdrive is now live

    Hyperdrive is Epic’s new web browser, and a new way to access daily Epic activities. See the details and support options.

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  • Report workplace violence: ‘Speak up for safety’

    Report workplace violence: ‘Speak up for safety’

    See the steps you can take to report events of violence in the workplace, as well as why it’s so important for everyone’s safety.

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  • Know how to respond in an emergency: Workplace safety resources for clinicians

    Know how to respond in an emergency: Workplace safety resources for clinicians

    Code gray emergency response teams are available at all Providence Oregon hospitals. See also pre-code gray support and resources for emergency response outside hospital campuses.

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  • Masking required when encountering a patient, beginning Dec. 19

    Masking required when encountering a patient, beginning Dec. 19

    Caregivers and clinicians must wear masks for all patient encounters – both inpatient and outpatient. For patients and visitors, masks continue to be highly recommended – and required in some areas.

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  • Looking for Providence caregivers to share the commute? Use Liftango

    Looking for Providence caregivers to share the commute? Use Liftango

    With this pilot on our large campuses, simply download the app, register with your work email address and set up a ride with others. Liftango replaces the ride program for inclement weather.

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  •   Communicating risk for violence: Workplace safety resources for clinicians

    Communicating risk for violence: Workplace safety resources for clinicians

    To reinforce workplace safety training at Providence, please review key practices to help prevent violence in health care settings. This week, learn about communicating risk for violence.

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  • William Olson to retire next year

    William Olson to retire next year

    After 35 years dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people across Oregon, William will conclude his work as Oregon’s chief executive in 2024.

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  • Review key workplace safety practices for clinicians

    Review key workplace safety practices for clinicians

    As we work to reinforce workplace safety training at Providence, we are reviewing key practices to help prevent violence in health care settings. This week, learn about de-escalation techniques.

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  • Marge Willis, D.N.P., RN, to lead patient logistics center

    Marge Willis, D.N.P., RN, to lead patient logistics center

    Joining us this week, Marge will oversee our patient logistics center, which coordinates intakes, discharges and transfers among Providence Oregon’s eight hospitals – 1,000 hospital beds in all.

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  • See schedule to earn medical education credits with ethics events, workshops

    Caregivers and clinicians are invited to earn continuing medical education credits at events featuring expert speakers and industry updates on important topics from our centers of excellence.

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  • Register now for lectureship on AI and cardiac care, Nov. 2

    Register now for lectureship on AI and cardiac care, Nov. 2

    Dr. David Ouyang will discuss using AI to flag hard-to-detect heart disease at a lectureship presented by Providence Foundations of Oregon. All are welcome to join the free event.

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  • Simplified return-to-work guidelines

    Simplified return-to-work guidelines

    Help keep our patients and communities safe by taking precautions to prevent the spread of respiratory illness. See new guidance for COVID, flu and RSV.

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  • Schedule your flu shot! Vaccines keep you and others healthy

    Schedule your flu shot! Vaccines keep you and others healthy

    Clinicians must get a flu shot or decline by Oct. 31. Vaccination clinics are in Providence Oregon hospitals between now and the end of the month. See the schedule and plan to get your shot.

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  • Physician and Provider Survey runs from Oct 4. - Nov. 1

    Physician and Provider Survey runs from Oct 4. - Nov. 1

    The survey gives clinicians an opportunity to share meaningful input regarding our family of organizations.

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  • Caring well for transgender and gender diverse patients

    Caring well for transgender and gender diverse patients

    Trans+ health training now available online for Providence-employed clinicians.

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  • Epic: See what’s new

    Epic: See what’s new

    This update brings new order sets for alcohol withdrawal, and skin and soft tissue infections. There’s also improved visibility on measures to improve outcomes for aging patients.

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  • Masks required while working with hospital patients

    Masks required while working with hospital patients

    The change comes as COVID tests have jumped to 15% positive, up from 4% in July.

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  • COVID cases on the rise: Help slow the spread

    COVID cases on the rise: Help slow the spread

    Recently, COVID tests jumped to 11% positive in Oregon, up from 4% in July. If you get sick, stay home from work and contact caregiver health. Also call caregiver health if you’re exposed to COVID.

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  • Work to integrate Alaris infusion pumps with Epic starts Aug. 15

    Work to integrate Alaris infusion pumps with Epic starts Aug. 15

    Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 15, many Alaris infusion pumps at Providence will begin integrating with Epic. See which hospitals and units are affected and what to expect.

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  • See upcoming opportunities to earn continuing medical education credits

    See upcoming opportunities to earn continuing medical education credits

    Join events featuring expert speakers and industry updates on important topics from our centers of excellence. They include a heart institute conference, ethics event, and grand rounds.

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