Archive for December, 2014

New Beds Added to Behavioral Health

Mental healthThe demand for mental health in-patient and outpatient services is increasing in the local area. To respond to the need, Spotsylvania Regional has added 10 new beds to the Behavioral Health unit. Please read the details below in an article that appeared in the Free LanceStar on Nov 30, 2014: Continue reading ‘New Beds Added to Behavioral Health’

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

Hospital SafetySpotsylvania Regional Medical Center was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group , an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety, Continue reading ‘Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety – Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score’

Call Schedule Change Process

computerhandsAt the October MEC meeting, it was approved for the call schedule change process to be updated.  Beginning effective December 1st, you will find an online form on the the Spotsylvania Regional website, http://spotsrmc.com/careers/medical-staff-services.dot, which must be completed and submitted for any call schedule changes.  This form, once completed online, will go directly to the generic Medical Staff Service Email account, so that Kyesha and Quincey can both access this information to promptly process this change. It was additionally approved that all call changes for the previous month would need to be turned in by the 5th day of the following month.

DR. NOMA REHMAN JOINS MULTISPECIALTY HEALTH GROUP

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Please join us in welcoming Dr. Noma Rehman, Board Certified Neurologist, to our medical staff. Dr. Rehman completed a Psychiatry/Internal Medicine Internship and a Neurology Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in 2007. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science degree from Dow Medical College prior to that. Continue reading ‘DR. NOMA REHMAN JOINS MULTISPECIALTY HEALTH GROUP’

Update to Rules and Regulations Medical Records Plan

recordsAt the August 26 MEC meeting and the September 3rd Board meeting, the following changes to the Physician Suspension part of the Medical Records Plan were approved.   These changes went into effect on November 10, 2014.

Operative Reports need to be completed within 48 hours post procedure.  The surgeon will be notified at 48 hours and if not completed by 72 hours post procedure the surgeon will be placed on suspension until the full Operative Report is complete. Continue reading ‘Update to Rules and Regulations Medical Records Plan’

Newest Physician Applicants and Resignations

APPLICANTS SPECIALTY PRIVILEGES REQ. TO DATE
Aguilera, Arnold, MD Neurology Provisional 11/5/2015
Barton, Aimee, MD Neonatology, Pediatric Hospitalist, Moderate Sedation Provisional 11/5/2015
Espinos-Morales, Aixa, MD Neurology Provisional 11/5/2015
Gurfinkel, Alexander, MD Pediatric Hospitalist Provisional 11/5/2015
Martinez-Vasquez, Diego, MD Adult Hospitalist Provisional 11/5/2015
Ortiz, Gustavo, MD Neruology Provisional 11/5/2015
Walker, Scott, MD OB/GYN, CORE GYN ONLY Provisional 11/5/2015
Weigle, Jeffrey, MD Radiology ADD PRIVILEGES 8/152015

Continue reading ‘Newest Physician Applicants and Resignations’


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