Solution Pool Updates - 6/14/2016


Good Morning Solution Pool!

Please see updates below and respond that you have read this email.

JUNE’S STAFF MEETING IS CANCELLED! Please remain at your designated assignments on Friday (6/17/16), we will resume our monthly staff meeting on July 15, 2016.

Latest Notification from Houston Methodist

BP in Practice is an educational reminder designed to raise awareness regarding Business Practices hot topics, relevant laws, or policies & procedures.  Archives of BP in Practice can be found on the Business Practices website at

Please share and discuss the latest issue of BP in Practice with your staff.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark L. Vassallo at (713) 441-7025 or Fran Feltovich at (713) 441-4798.


Fingernail Policy

Please ensure that you are following our fingernail policy at all times. Violation of this policy will result in a disciplinary action. Refer to our website to view the full policy Fingernail Hygiene

ATTENTION Medical Assistants:   Artificial nail enhancements are not to be worn. Nail polish is permitted but must be in good condition with no chipping visible.

·         Fingernails are to be neatly manicured and of reasonable length (1/8” beyond fingertip)

·         Anything applied to the nails other than polish is considered an enhancement. This includes, but is not limited to:

o   Artificial nails, tips, wraps, appliques, acrylics, gels

o   Any additional items applied to the nail surface.

Individual departments may institute measures, in addition to those above, to comply with established standards of care in specialty areas. 


Mandatory One-on-One Meetings

Please note: Employees one-on-one meeting dates/times will be listed on your schedulebase. Please refer to your schedule if you do not know the time you signed up for at our last meeting. Please email Ms. Bates ( if you have not signed up for your one-on-one meeting for June. She will provide you date options based on your location.


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