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Calling Mr. Yuk

4/18/2018
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Every day, more than a hundred people call the Oregon Poison Center and most of them are looking for emergency help. The Center, which also serves Alaska and Guam, has operated out of OHSU since 1978 – but since then, it’s become much more than a hotline for worried parents. Guests include: Sandy Giffin Director, Oregon Poison Center Charisse Pizarro-Osilla Nurse Manager, Oregon Poison Center

Duration:00:15:08

Changing up your commute

4/10/2018
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It can be a challenge to commute to Marquam Hill, the South Waterfront or downtown. After a year of research, analyzing data and collecting feedback, the Transportation Demand Management plan was unveiled recently. The plan includes 34 strategies. Four of which may help your trip today. Guests include: Brett Dodson – Director, Transportation and Parking Skai Dancey, Associate Vice President, Facilities

Duration:00:15:51

You can stop the Bleed

4/3/2018
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Eighty percent of trauma fatalities are due to uncontrolled hemorrhage from an extremity. To help, OHSU is partnering with the Stop the Bleed coalition along with state and local agencies to teach hand-on classes in tourniquet application, applying direct pressure and packing an injury using gauze. Guests include: Dr. Martin Schreiber – OHSU Chief of Trauma Lynn Eastes – OHSU Trauma Program Manager

Duration:00:20:25

Laugh, think, cry

3/28/2018
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With Joe Robertson set to retire in June, Chair of the OHSU Board of Directors Wayne Monfries discusses what he’s looking for in OHSU’s next president – and why you should aim to laugh, think and cry every day. And later, lower back pain affects an estimated 540 million people worldwide. A recent study recommends a new approach to care that emphasizes staying active as the first line of treatment. Guests include: Wayne Monfries Chair of the OHSU Board of Directors Roger Chou, M.D. Director...

Duration:00:18:25

Accessibility, Inclusion and Action

3/20/2018
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An increasing number of people with disabilities work, teach, learn at and visit OHSU. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently released a first-of-its-kind report that looks at the experiences of medical students and physicians with disabilities. It reveals the common barriers to inclusion and some of the promising institutional practices that are helping to inform and enhance efforts to reduce barriers. Guests include: Ian Jaquiss, Disability Trainer and Community Outreach...

Duration:00:15:14

Uniting providers for holistic services

3/13/2018
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The Unity Center for Behavioral Health recently marked its one-year anniversary. Legacy Health, OHSU, Kaiser Permanente and Adventist Health opened the 24-hour behavioral and mental health services center on Jan. 31, 2017, to provide immediate psychiatric care and recovery services for adults and adolescents experiencing a mental health crisis. Guests include: Chris Farentinos, M.D., M.P.H. Vice President of Unity Center

Duration:00:18:43

Restoring hurricane-ravaged research

3/6/2018
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In September, Hurricane Maria left a path of destruction across Puerto Rico. Two employees from OHSU's Oregon National Primate Research Center traveled to Puerto Rico to help rebuild the Caribbean Primate Research Center, which was hit hard by the disaster. Guests include: RJ Kisor ONPRC Facilities Technician Michael Haley ONPRC Stationary Engineer

Duration:00:14:59

Performance excellence

2/27/2018
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OHSU’s Quality and Safety Management department supports the clinical enterprise by driving performance improvement using Lean methodology, standardized work processes, daily management systems and other techniques – known collectively as OHSU Performance Excellence – or OPEx. Guests include: Troy Schmit Director of Quality and Safety Management

Duration:00:15:41

Doernbecher achieves northwest first

2/20/2018
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OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital is now verified as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and a Level 1 Site for Children's Surgery, according to the American College of Surgeons. Doernbecher is the first in the Pacific Northwest, and one of only five pediatric hospitals nationally, to earn dual verification. And later, a new pedestrian bridge will provide an alternate connection between the Casey Eye Institute and Kohler Pavilion. Guests include: Dr. Ken Azarow Surgeon-in-chief for...

Duration:00:19:30

Data and health, the science of love

2/13/2018
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OHSU is implementing a new data technology to address population health and value-based care. And just in time for Valentine's Day, a discussion about the science of love. Guests: Wade Anderson Manager, Healthcare Decision Support Larry Sherman Professor of cell, developmental and cancer biology in the OHSU School of Medicine

Duration:00:18:26

Unconscious bias campus-wide initiative

2/5/2018
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OHSU aspires to be a great organization, diverse in people and ideas. As part of ongoing efforts to improve the climate of inclusion, OHSU recently launched a campus-wide initiative on unconscious bias. Guest: Dr. Brian Gibbs - Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Duration:00:16:20

Political activity as a public employee

1/23/2018
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Voting, donating time or money to political campaigns and discussing political issues with friends and family are all ways to participate in the political process. But OHSU employees need to be aware of specific laws and policies that apply to all public employees in Oregon. Guests include: Abby Tibbs - Associate Vice President, Government Relations Jason Davis -Legal Counsel Dr. Brian Gibbs - Vice President for Equality and Inclusion

Duration:00:11:05

Learning to GROW

1/16/2018
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This year, OHSU will transition to a new approach to performance management known as GROW Conversations. Instead of a formal, annual appraisal, most employees will have regular performance discussions with their manager throughout the year. Guests include: Benjy Howe – Director, Learning and Organizational Development Signe Bishop – Learning and Development Specialist and Project Manager for the GROW implementation MLK Celebration: Monique Hedmann – M.P.H. Poem: “This Life for Ours”...

Duration:00:19:11

Global Perspective

1/9/2018
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Having a global footprint is essential to being a leader in health care in this country. OHSU Global gives faculty and students the chance to learn globally for a new perspective on working locally. Guests include: Justin Denny, M.D., M.P.H. Director of OHSU Global, SE Asia David Robinson, Ph.D. Executive Vice Provost

Duration:00:21:23

Sparking a healthier you in 2018

1/2/2018
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New year’s resolutions are a great way to make positive change in your life. Unfortunately, by mid-February, 80% of those resolution fail. OHSU’s new wellness program aims to help employees live a healthy life, year-round. Guests include: Anna Bohnengel – Wellness program manager Cameron Croonquist – Benefits representative and wellness champion

Duration:00:19:03

The future role of nursing in patient care

12/26/2017
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As the health care industry continues to evolve, so does the role of nursing. Changes to nursing education today will help shape the role of the nurse of tomorrow. Guests include: Susan Bakewell-Sachs, vice president for nursing affairs and dean of the School of Nursing; Dana Bjarnason, vice president and chief nursing officer of OHSU Healthcare and associate dean for clinical affairs in the School of Nursing

Duration:00:16:33

OHSU surgeon helps triage train victims

12/19/2017
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On Monday, an Amtrak Cascades train carrying 86 people derailed south of Seattle, killing three people and injuring more than 100 others. Nate Selden, an OHSU neurosurgeon was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Guests include: Nathan R. Selden M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., professor and chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery

Duration:00:14:31

A gift like no other

12/12/2017
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A gift like no other by OHSU

Duration:00:15:21

Seismic grant award

12/5/2017
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Seismic grant award by OHSU

Duration:00:17:53

Preventing sexual harassment at OHSU

11/28/2017
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Preventing sexual harassment at OHSU by OHSU

Duration:00:21:37

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