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Meet the Editors

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

Amy Wagner
Managing Editor
Corporate Communications Assistant
(717) 544-5093
AWagner3@lghealth.org


 
Healthcare Professionals / Progress Notes
Welcome to the September issue of Progress Notes

A message from Editor in Chief, Charles A. Castle, MD.

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Dr. Kathleen Dougherty, on the future of mental health
9/12/2014

As mental well-being receives both local and national attention, Dr. Dougherty shares her thoughts on improving access to care.

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LGH’s Family Medicine Residency Program ranked fourth in the nation
9/12/2014

Join us in congratulating the Family Medicine Residency Program in this achievement.

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A prescription for theatre
9/12/2014

Dr. Elliot Sterenfeld explains why a passion for theatre and a passion for healthcare, share more similarities than you’d think.

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Dr. Matthew A. Bernabei implants the world’s smallest pacemaker
9/12/2014

See this “leadless” pacing system that’s about one tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker.

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If you prescribe hydrocodone combination products or opioids, see these new restrictions and guidelines
9/12/2014

New federal and state guidelines address hydrocodone combination products and prescription opioids.

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Lancaster General Hospital leads the nation in lowest 30-day heart failure readmission rate
9/12/2014

Becker’s Hospital Review published the 30-day heart-failure readmission rate for LGH, 17.1 percent, is well below the national average of 23 percent.

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Platelet supply management: how you can help
9/12/2014

Transfusion Safety Specialist, Mary Bassalin, gives the lowdown on platelet supply.

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We are family
9/12/2014

Now, for the first time, hospital claims for inpatient hospitalization and physician claims for inpatient services are related.

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Safe Haven saves babies
9/12/2014

A reminder of the Newborn Protection Act in place to protect at-risk babies and parents.

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Healthy PA program gains federal approval
9/12/2014

Learn how this new initiative impacts your patients.

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CME events scheduled for September and October
9/12/2014

All events will be telecast live and also available after the fact for remote viewing, unless noted otherwise. Please visit www.lghealth.org/cme  to register and for more details, including how to download your CME transcript.

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New physicians join Lancaster General Health
9/12/2014

Lancaster General Health welcomes new physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff.

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