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Grow your career, Magnet status recognition

Are you looking for a way to grow your career at OHSU? The Career and Workplace Enhancement Center offers classes, career counseling and much more to get you on the right path to find the career of your dreams. And last week, OHSU re-achieved Magnet status. Guests include: Christine Lundeen – senior trainer, Career and Workplace Enhancement Center Molly Clasen – project coordinator, Career and Workplace Enhancement Center Donna Havens, chair of the Commission for the Magnet Recognition...

Duration: 00:18:01

Preparing Oregon nurses, Illuminating the opioid crisis

The complexity of patient care in a hospital setting rises each year. OHSU academic and clinical nursing leaders are working together to make sure the nursing workforce in Oregon is ready to meet these needs. And three OHSU experts share their perspective and research on how to solve the opioid crisis. Guests include: Dana Bjarnason, vice president and chief nursing officer, and Susan Bakewell Sachs, dean of the School of Nursing.

Duration: 00:32:57

OHSU Week: Phishing guide, don't be lured

The internet has transformed how we shop, bank, book travel and play music. It has also introduced a new playground for criminals looking to steal your personal information. Phishing – with a P-H – is one way that cybercriminals try to trick you into sharing your valuable information. And it works – more than 90 percent of information breaches are attributed to phishing. Guests include: Joe Voje, Chief Information Security Officer Barrett Adams, Manager, Security Engineering

Duration: 00:13:39

Culture eats strategy for breakfast

The new strategic plan for the OHSU Health System was unveiled at leadership meeting on Friday. The plan is visualized in the form of a house, with culture as the foundation. Guests include: Mitch Wasden, Executive Vice President and CEO of OHSU Healthcare

Duration: 00:17:25

Robertson reappointed president

Joe Robertson recently announced his retirement from OHSU but agreed to stay on as president through the current academic year. The board took him up on his offer to help with the leadership transition at a meeting held today. Guests include: Dr. Joe Robertson, president of OHSU

Duration: 00:12:33

Flu Season is here, are you prepared?

Last year, the flu vaccine protected an estimated 5 million people from getting sick. Getting vaccinated reduces flu illnesses, doctor visits and missed work and school. It also prevents flu-related hospitalizations. Guests include: Dr. John Townes, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and medical director of Infection Prevention and Control; Christopher Vercnocke, medical assistant in Occupational Health

Duration: 00:12:45

Shaping the future of nursing

OHSU is a leader in partnership within the school of nursing and clinical enterprise. The influence clinical has over the nursing school, and the schools’ presence on the clinical side is a symbiotic relationship that benefits everyone. Guests include: Dana Bjarnason, vice president and chief nursing officer, and Susan Bakewell Sachs, dean of the School of Nursing

Duration: 00:19:01

Benefits Open Enrollment

Employee benefits like health insurance are an important element of an employee's total compensation package. Beginning Oct. 23, OHSU employees have the opportunity to make changes to their benefits during the annual Open Enrollment period. Guests include: Abby Clifton, benefits manager

Duration: 00:18:20

Conflict Coaching program

OHSU’s Career and Workplace Enhancement Center provides employees with professional development resources to succeed and advance in the workplace. Among the many programs the Center offers is Conflict Coaching, a confidential, one-on-one approach to learning to resolve conflict. Guests include: Mary Lind, conflict management specialist, Center for Workplace Enhancement

Duration: 00:16:21

Managing hospital occupancy

As the state's academic health center, OHSU strives to ensure access for Oregonians who require tertiary and quaternary care. Numerous efforts are underway to manage hospital occupancy and ensure the right patient receives the right care in the right place at the right time.

Duration: 00:17:44

National quality leadership award

OHSU recently received the 2017 Vizient Quality Leadership Award. This award recognizes OHSU for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study. Guests include: Troy Schmit – Director, Quality and Safety Management Clea McDow – Manager, Clinical Data Quality

Duration: 00:15:35

OHSU's West Campus

Gene editing, a potential vaccine for HIV and hormone replacement therapy are just a few of the breakthroughs that have come out of OHSU’s West Campus – home to the Oregon National Primate Research Center and the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute. OHSU employees will have a chance to tour the campus later this month.

Duration: 00:21:39

StoryCorps Legacy

StoryCorps was first created to preserve and share humanity’s stories to build connections between people. OHSU began opening (and publishing) its treasure trove of stories with StoryCorps Legacy in May.

Duration: 00:14:35

Student diversity and facing racism in the ED

Affirmative action has been in the news lately with reports that the Department of Justice may direct resources into “intentional race-based discrimination” at universities. An OHSU physician also made headlines recently with her tweets about racism in the ED after the tragic Charlottesville events. Guests include: George Mejicano and Esther Choo

Duration: 00:29:13

Magnet re-designation

Magnet re-designation by OHSU

Duration: 00:13:14

How research becomes the news

An OHSU study published in the journal Nature made international headlines recently. But how does a study become a headline? And what happens when the news breaks before it’s supposed to? Guests include: Erik Robinson, senior media relations specialist

Duration: 00:09:24

Total eclipse of the sun

A rare total solar eclipse will pass over Oregon this month, bringing record numbers of tourists to the state. OHSU is actively involved in planning for this once-in-a-lifetime event and is helping get the word out about how to safely view the eclipse. Guests include: Mercedes Wilson, professional practice leader; Dr. Brandon Lujan, assistant professor at the Casey Eye Institute

Duration: 00:16:23

OHSU Week podcast: School of Public Health accreditation

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health recently received full accreditation. The school brings together faculty and students from both universities under one administrative structure, and soon, under one roof. Guests include: Dr. David Bangsberg, founding dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Duration: 00:14:25

$172 million raised, legislature adjourns

The OHSU Foundation raised $172 million this past fiscal year, which ended on June 30. It was the largest fundraising year outside of the Knight Cancer Challenge. And the Oregon Legislature wrapped up its 78th legislative session this month. Guests include: Rebecca Auman, interim president of the OHSU Foundation; Abby Tibbs, associate vice president for government relations.

Duration: 00:18:38

Monday, July 17, 2017

Construction is in full swing in heart of the South Waterfront with the building of the Center for Health & Healing 2 and Gary and Christine Rood Family Pavilion. When the buildings open, it will change how OHSU and the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute deliver care and services to patients and their families. But some of the building’s biggest innovations began before construction even began. Guests include: Stephanie O’Brien, Manager of Ambulatory Facilities Planning; Phil Dobbin, Program...

Duration: 00:17:42

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