July 22, 2014

Joe says “Just one bag a day”

Joe says “Just one bag a day” Joe says “Just one bag a day”

JCAHO JPOD for your next JCAHO visit.

JCAHO JPOD for your next JCAHO visit. JCAHO JPOD for your next JCAHO visit.

CHH toilet water now safe to drink !

CHH toilet water now safe to drink ! CHH toilet water now safe to drink !

No more hold music at OHSU

No more hold music at OHSU No more hold music at OHSU

OHSU to hire new Dean of Interior Design

OHSU to hire new Dean of Interior Design OHSU to hire new Dean of Interior Design

New OHSU Healthcare Plan

New OHSU Healthcare Plan New OHSU Healthcare Plan

KFC Wellness

KFC Wellness KFC Wellness

McOHSU McKohler Pavilion to open

McOHSU McKohler Pavilion to open McOHSU McKohler Pavilion to open

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Woman with garbage bag at OHSU

Joe says “Just one bag a day”

Today Oregon Health and Sciences University announced the "One bag a day" initiative to help cut the cost of the environmental services. "One of the problems with the work from home program for housekeepers was that the garbage was not being collected" stated president Joe Robertson at yesterdays press conference. We've been trying to cut wasteful spending, well how about cutting spending on waste? We … [Read More...]

JCAHO JPOD can store all the stuff you don't want JCAHO to see, without the bother of figuring out where it should really go.

JCAHO JPOD for your next JCAHO visit.

Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) is gearing up for another round of JCAHO inspections. Memmos have been circulating urging all departments to get ready. Happily OHSU has announced contracts with a new company called JCAHO JPODS that can help departments meet those pesky regulations. Modeled after the popular PODS see in the driveways at many home foreclosures as home owners look for a place … [Read More...]

Woman drinking form CHH toilet mug.

CHH toilet water now safe to drink !

OHSU and the Oregon department of water safety announced that the Center of Health and Healing (CHH) toilet water is now safe to drink. The landmark building received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification two years ago and there was concern that people would confuse  green building with good drinking water. "We were worried people would drink the toilet water … [Read More...]

OHSU operator looks at telephone

No more hold music at OHSU

Yesterday OHSU announced several more reductions in Central Services in this weeks Directline:responding to financial realities. Many central services units will be affected by the cuts. The Communications department announced that it would no longer pay royalities on telephone music that has provided hours of listening pleasure for OHSU employees and civilians alike. "We can no longer afford … [Read More...]

New OHSU Dean of Interior Design

OHSU to hire new Dean of Interior Design

OHSU announced today that Sphen Noggels (below left) was hired as the new dean of interior design for the financially troubled institution. President Robertson reported that in an effort to capture a greater market share the university needed to have a more coordinated design aesthetic. Future dean Noggels indicated that an Early American Tenement motif would dominate the redesign. “Since much of … [Read More...]