2016 Life Saver Awards 
Trauma Team, Mehlville paramedics honored
St. Anthony’s Trauma Team and the Mehlville Fire Protection District were honored recently at the East Central Region Life Saving Awards banquet for their work to save a motorist involved in a severe head-on crash. Their quick actions working within the trauma system helped this driver survive a life-threatening event.
COMING SOON: Epic version 2015
Information Services will upgrade Epic to the newest available version, Sunday, June 12. A few highlights of coming features that will be implemented with Epic version 2015 include:
• New look and feel for Patient Lookup, including new search fields and an expanded view of patient demographics
• Bed Planning activity redesign that will provide realtime updates and a requested assignments feed all on one screen
• Addition of a Registration Checklist sidebar that will help to ensure timely and accurate information is gathered during patient registration
• Replacement of Unit Census with Unit Manager for entering admission, discharge, and transfer information
Look for additional information and education regarding how the upgrade will affect your team as the date nears.
Decontamination Team recruiting new members

St. Anthony’s Decontamination Team is actively recruiting new members. If interested, discuss with your manager and attend a brief informational meeting in the hospital auditorium on Tuesday, May 24 at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

The team is built of members from many different departments, and responds to the hospital for events in which patients need to be cleaned of dangerous contamination before the ED staff can properly treat them. Members will receive eight hours of training for certification. If you are interested in becoming a member of the decon team contact your manager and email Melissa.Stein@samcstl.org or Brian.Schmelig@samcstl.org, our new team lead. The team will meet quarterly to review cases and events and to allow for the required annual recertification.