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Charles A. Castle, MD
Editor-in-Chief
Associate Physician Executive
(717) 544-5145
cacastle@lghealth.org

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
Welcome to the February issue of Progress Notes

A message from Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charles A. Castle

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The doctor is in … the newspaper: Pediatrician Pia Fenimore answers parenting questions in popular Sunday News column
2/13/2015

“Ask the Pediatrician” covers topics that range from ear infections to talking to kids about sex.

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Giving back: Physicians share stories and photos of medical mission trips
2/13/2015

LG Health physicians treat patients and train providers in the poorest parts of the world.

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Do you know when to send a patient to Urgent Care?
2/13/2015

LG Health’s three centers are thriving, but some confusion remains over conditions they treat.

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Vaccination is the key to containing measles outbreak
2/13/2015

Unfortunately some people are choosing not to vaccinate -- and that’s a problem for everyone, Dr. Deborah K. Riley writes in newspaper op-ed.

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Routine urine drug screening recommended for patients on chronic opioid therapy
2/13/2015

Screening – which is fast and inexpensive -- can detect cases of substance abuse or diversion.

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Find out what physician assistants can do for you
2/13/2015

At LG Health, more than 100 PAs care for patients in nearly every field of medicine.

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HIV can hide in plain sight
2/13/2015

Vigilance by all physicians is critical to timely diagnosis of the deadly disease.

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Successful mock survey indicates LGH is on the path toward JCAHO accreditation
2/13/2015

Hospital staff is addressing some areas for improvement identified by the survey team.

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Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences announces move to accommodate ‘tremendous growth’
2/13/2015

School will relocate to larger, state-of-the-art space in Greenfield Corporate Center by fall 2016.

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Physicians share daily online tips with ‘Your Heart A to Z’
2/13/2015

Topics range from diet, exercise and sleep to pregnancy’s effect on the heart and snow-shoveling safety.

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Family Medicine Residency program hosts gala
2/13/2015

Faculty, residents and alumni celebrate top ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

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LGHP announces new Medical Director of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
2/13/2015

Dr. Daniel Mast hopes to expand wound management services and team.

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Physicians asked to conserve IV magnesium to avoid potentially critical shortage
2/13/2015

Supply should be reserved for pre-eclampsia, total parenteral nutrition and other specific situations.

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LG Health welcomes new physician
2/13/2015

Dr. Daniel Kravitz joins Behavioral Health Specialists.

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February/March events include lipid management, child abuse and advanced care planning
2/13/2015

Check out these great CME events coming in February and March.

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