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2022
May
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Behind orthopaedic nurse Paulina Andujo' s contagious smile lies not only a compassionate caregiver but also a unique talent."I DJ on the side; it's my creative outlet," Andujo said. "It's my therapy."Growing up in Sunray, Texas, a rural town with a ...
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May
11,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Before Karla Lopez earned her RN degree, she was a unit secretary at Cedars-Sinai who was so impressed with the nurses on her team that she decided to become one herself."I was able to see the nurses and how they would react to emergencies and how cr...
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May
10,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new Cedars-Sinai study shows that “Serenity Lounges”–break rooms equipped with massage chairs and other relaxation tools–reduced feelings of stress, anxiety and burnout among nurses.The study, co-authored by Cedars-Sinai nurse investigators Florida...
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May
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.“Training that helped nurses get comfortable with the topic o...
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February
10,
2022
| 14:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Amanda Filimon, BSN, is an operating room nurse at Cedars-Sinai. She is also a U.S. Army veteran and a super Los Angeles Rams fan. In her mind, they are all interconnected. "I love sports. I love team things,” Filimon said. “Being in the operating ro...
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2021
December
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As we approach the two-year mark of battling COVID-19, Cedars-Sinai 's Newsroom Team aims to brighten the holiday season with stories about our patients, our caregivers and their medical triumphs. Click here to read the collection. Happy Holidays to ...
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November
29,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
You can't miss Cedars-Sinai's newest helpers: identical twin robots named Moxi.They zip through the hospital's hallways and corridors, assisting nurses by performing simple yet time-consuming tasks such as delivering lab samples and collecting medici...
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October
21,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum News 1 spoke with Cedars-Sinai Chief Nursing Officer Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, and recently retired Cedars-Sinai nurse Amelita Cabatic, RN, about a nationwide shortage of nurses, which could worsen as many experienced professionals are ...
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August
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last week Patsi Saoud, RN, took off her scrubs for the last time and retired after 50 years on the job at Cedars-Sinai.In 1971, Saoud moved from New York to California to join Cedars of Lebanon, which would merge with Mount Sinai to become Cedars-Sin...
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August
02,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN—senior vice president, chief nursing executive and chair of the Department of Nursing at Cedars-Sinai—was named the James R. Klinenberg, MD, and Lynn Klinenberg Linkin Chair in Nursing in honor of Linda Burnes Bolton.Marsh...
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July
09,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been named the chief nursing officer for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.In her new role, Girard will expand upon the work she began as the medical center's vice president of nursing by further developing and maintainin...
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June
29,
2021
| 07:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hollywood Park recently welcomed thousands of residents from the surrounding community to visit and tour the new SoFi Stadium during the park's "Summer Bash," an outdoor, family-friendly event promoting health and wellness.Attendees were invited to g...
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June
21,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurses aren’t just heroes at the bedside. Some have a lasting impact long after a patient goes home. Consider orthopaedic nurse Sandra (Sandy) Nahom—and the young amputee patient she helped inspire after a tragic accident.That patient, 19-year-old Co...
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May
05,
2021
| 06:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Charlotte Guevarra, RN, says she would go through it all again. All the long shifts covered in hot personal protective equipment (PPE). All the nights she slept in her basement to protect her family from any possibility of catching the virus from her...
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February
16,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like every nurse at the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, Hannah Jaruszewski, RN, is skilled at treating patients–from starting an IV and assisting during an emergency procedure to sending patients home with clear instruction...
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February
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leslie Nigos, RN, a Cedars-Sinai Medical Center nurse for 13 years, was caring for short-stay cardiac patients and looking for a change. So she transferred to the Labor and Delivery Unit and was excited to start a new career path.Then, the COVID-19 p...
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2020
December
18,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As COVID-19 cases soar across the country, doctors and nurses from five of Los Angeles County's largest nonprofit health systems are sharing their painful experiences with the escalating pandemic and issuing a sober plea for the public's help to prac...
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October
30,
2020
| 06:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
It's a happy Halloween in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where the medical center's tiniest babies and their families are the stars of the festivities. In an annual tradition, parents of babies in the NICU were able to dress their inf...
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September
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As her concerns deepened about the health threat to her fellow nurses and other frontline workers in Southern California amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai nurse Tracy Lazaro, MSN, RN, realized she had to take action.That sparked what has turne...
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July
23,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People age 80 and older account for 19% of patients at Cedars-Sinai, a figure that is expected to increase in the coming years as the general U.S. population ages. The proportion of these patients who are low-income also is growing.Nurse scientists f...
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May
29,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive David Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, announced the appointment of faculty member Margo B. Minissian, PhD, as the inaugural holder of the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Nurse Educ...
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May
27,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has joined a national fitness challenge, #FitForTheFrontline, to support frontline healthcare workers who continue to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, taking place now through Sunday, June 14, encourages Americans youn...
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May
09,
2020
| 07:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the Rue Family home, Nurses Week is a celebration times four. And Mothers Day is a special treat because they get to celebrate together. Carmen Rue, RN, and Gregg Rue, RN, and their two children are all nurses -- and all work at Cedars-Sinai. Carm...
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April
13,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
What is it like being an intensive care nurse on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic? The Cedars-Sinai Newsroom reached out to some of our #HealthcareHeroes to find out. ...
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2019
October
03,
2019
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
It's routine to toss out medication vial caps when they pile up at a hospital nursing station. But a group of oncology nurses at Cedars-Sinai embraced a more creative idea: They turned their caps of many colors into a work of art.And it wasn't just a...
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August
08,
2019
| 06:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
Despite the scorching 100-degree temperature, Olena Svetlov, RN, CNS, was all smiles as she took blood pressure readings and administered care to patients at the recent Cedars-Sinai/SOVA Back-to-School Health Fair in Van Nuys.For Svetlov, this was a ...
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March
23,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai healthcare professionals were out in force at the 15th annual Telemundo Health Fair, La Feria de la Salud, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Thousands of Angelenos attended the annual event to that offers free health screenings ...
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March
19,
2019
| 09:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following an extensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed David R. Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, CENP, NEA-BC, NHDP-BC, FAAN, as senior vice president and chief nursing executive. Marshall brings more than three decades of healthcare experience fro...
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March
04,
2019
| 15:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Our Health California recently interviewed Olena Svetlov, RN, CNS, about her journey from earning her PhD and working as a government translator in Ukraine, her native country, to immigrating to the United Sates with just $300 dollars to her name. To...
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February
25,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A pilot program underway in more than 100 patient rooms at Cedars-Sinai is allowing patients to use an Alexa-powered platform known as Aiva to interact hands-free with nurses and control their entertainment. Aiva is the world's first patient-centered...
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