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Lee M. Duke II, MD
Editor-in-Chief
Chief Physician Executive
(717) 544-4695
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Carl Manelius
Executive Editor
Director, Physician Affairs
(717) 544-5048
cjmaneli@lghealth.org

Mary Beth Schweigert
Managing Editor
Corporate Communications
(717) 544-5093

MSchweigert2@lghealth.org


 
Healthcare Professionals / Progress Notes
Readers share ideas to fight physician burnout

Let’s pull together to reduce stress and isolation. (Does anyone else miss the doctors’ dining room?)

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‘Leading the charge’ on behavioral health
5/6/2016

New Executive Director Tracey Lavallias details plans for an inpatient facility and counselors at primary-care practices -- and asks for physician input on future services.

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When seconds count: LGH has the expertise and resources to treat most stroke patients locally
5/6/2016

New Stroke Program Director Dr. Murray Flaster, who joins LG Health after more than 20 years leading stroke efforts in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Chicago, finds “absolutely exceptional” level of cooperation here.

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South Dakota: Where the deer, antelope and Lancaster physicians play
5/6/2016

Dr. Jeffrey L. Martin finds fun, camaraderie – and a steady supply of pheasant jerky -- in regular 1,600-mile hunting treks to South Dakota. Check out the photos.

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LG Health welcomes new physicians
5/6/2016

Orthopedic surgeon, family physician join Medical & Dental Staff.

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LG Health welcomes new medical affiliates
5/6/2016

Nurse practitioners join Medical & Dental Staff.

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Former longtime Chief of Infectious Diseases Dr. Neil Greene retires
5/6/2016

Physician who spent 34 years on the Medical & Dental Staff took a calm, knowledgeable approach to care.

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Physician, APP actors shine in ‘Palliative Improv’
5/6/2016

Sold-out CME event tackles the serious subject of palliative care with humor and role-play. Plus: Find out how to start the difficult conversation with your patients.

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Cardiologist reunites with county’s first open-heart patient 33 years later
5/6/2016

LG Health physicians make headlines for cardiology history event and collaborative approach to cancer treatment. Also: Read highlights from Penn Medicine magazine.

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Construction on LGH expansion resumes
5/6/2016

Hospital leaders consider which patient populations should occupy the addition’s private rooms, expected to open in spring 2018.

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New LGHP outpatient facilities open in Manheim, Gap
5/6/2016

Locations will feature expanded offices for Manheim and County Line family practices, laboratory services and physical therapy.

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IT update: More practices join online on-call directory
5/6/2016

Also: All providers will be required to take e-Health refresher course as part of re-credentialing process.

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Want satisfied patients? Set realistic expectations from the start
5/6/2016

Most patients expect to go home after their hospital stay. Help manage expectations by keeping the patient and family up-to-date on the care plan and anticipated discharge disposition.

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New law allows greater flexibility for physician assistants
5/6/2016

Countersignature changes enhance the physician and physician assistant team by improving efficiency without compromising the delivery of high-quality patient care.

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Read important updates on MACRA, medical marijuana and more
5/6/2016

Recent key state and federal actions also include a physician credentialing bill and efforts to align substance abuse confidentiality requirements with HIPAA.

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May events include childhood leukemia and infections during pregnancy
5/6/2016

Also: Download the free “eeds” app to your mobile device to help track your CME attendance.

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