Daily Buzz: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Today at Sibley

· Farmers market from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Windows Café
· Zumba from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Building D, Floor 1, Ren 2: Friends, family and guests are welcome
· Women in Treatment for Breast Cancer Support Group from 6 to 8 p.m. in Building D, Floor 4, PCS Conference Room


Help Support DC Diaper Bank!

Did you know one in three families in our area struggles to afford diapers? To help meet that need, we’re continuing the Sibley partnership with the DC Diaper Bank to collect diapers. Through October, when the DC Diaper Bank celebrates its 7th birthday, please bring diapers for donation to the Building B welcome desk. There is a blue collection bin in this area where you may place your donations. Additionally, you can donate in Sibley’s name at dcdiaperbank.org. Thanks for helping us to support the DC Diaper Bank and families in our area!


Presenters Sought for JHM Patient Safety Summit

Johns Hopkins Medicine is seeking abstracts from faculty and staff who would like to make oral presentations or display posters at the Patient Safety Summit on Friday, Oct. 13 in Baltimore. The abstract submission deadline is Friday, July 14.

This year’s theme is Habits for High Reliability. Organizers are seeking abstracts about research projects that are ongoing or that have been completed or presented externally since October 2015.

To submit an abstract or learn more, please click here. If you have additional questions or need help with your submission, please reach out to Alyson “Aly” Stalzer, patient safety manager, at astalze1@jhmi.edu. Aly is available to meet with you today through Friday, July 14, to discuss your abstract submission.


Help Maintain Information Security at Sibley

Please help IT maintain information security at Sibley. Please do not click on any links in emails that are not business related or seem suspicious, even if the email is sent by a recognizable address. In addition, do not enter your username or password after clicking on a link in an email. Our IT department will never ask you to provide your userID or password.

Please report suspicious email activity to spam@jhu.edu. To report, please open a new email, attach the original unsolicited or suspicious email, and then send it to spam@jhu.edu, including spam or suspicious email in the subject line. This will enable IT to investigate and make system updates if needed.


New Universal Protocol Policy and Education Regarding Correct Patient, Procedure and Site

Sibley has instituted a new universal protocol, Policy 01-08-04: Correct Patient, Procedure and Site, that went into effect on June 23. Click here to read the policy, which describes the process to verify that each procedure, whether surgical or non-surgical, is performed on the correct patient, is the planned procedure and is done at the correct anatomical side and site. The policy includes procedures involving moderate sedation or anesthesia, regardless of geographical location (e.g., procedural area, operating room, bedside). The policy applies unless specific Joint Commission exception criteria apply, as defined in Section II, B of the policy.

All staff involved in invasive procedures, regardless of geographical location, are required to complete education on the policy in MyLearning by Monday, July 31. Please log into MyLearning (available in my.jh.edu) to complete the course.


Sibley Calendar

Windows Café Menu

Click here to view this week’s cafeteria menu.


Wellness Calendar

Click here to view the July Wellness Calendar.


Sibley in the Community

Click here to view the July calendar.


Acupuncture Services at Sibley: Employee Special

When: Every Tuesday

Click here for more information.


Deadline Extension: Mandatory JHHS Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Course Completion Due Monday, July 31

To access the course, log in to my.jhu.edu with your JHED ID and password. Then go to Education/myLearning/My Plan/JHHS Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace Course.

Contact elearn@jhmi.edu for technical issues and EEOtraining@jhmi.edu for all other concerns.


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