MEC formally opposes Proposition 46 (aka MICRA Reform) (PDF)
California healthcare costs will significantly increase with new MICRA proposition. The Medical Staff Executive Committees of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (the "MECs"), representing the over 2500 physicians who care for patients at these hospitals and clinics, formally oppose Proposition 46 dealing with patient drug checks, physician screening and medical malpractice lawsuits. The MECs believe that this initiative will compromise patient privacy, limit access to needed healthcare services, increase healthcare costs, foster baseless lawsuits, and create significant inefficiencies. Click here to read the joint statement of SHC and LPCH Medical Staff Executive Committees.
Prop. 46 / MICRA Questions and Answers
Medical Staff members who desire to respond to or initiate discussion of Prop. 46 with patients and others have ready talking points with this Question & Answer sheet.
Ebola VHF In-house Testing (PDF)
Please click here to read the notification of testing available in-house for suspected Viral Hemorrhagic Fever patients.
Upcoming Team Cards Photo Shoot (PDF)
We have an upcoming Team Cards photo shoot on Monday, October 13th 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Atrium between patient units E and F. The photo shoots scheduled quarterly are to capture those who have not had their team cards photos taken. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions. Please click here for details.
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