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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

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

MSchweigert2@lghealth.org


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

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

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Dr. Cynthia Kilbourn’s ‘prescriptions’ include yoga, vitamins and a plant-based diet
4/9/2015

Family physician completes fellowship in integrative medicine – and starts concentration in LGH residency program.

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Three-physician team uses GPS technology to find and treat deadly lung cancers
4/9/2015

Minimally invasive Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy offers patients more close-to-home options.

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LG Health welcomes new physicians
4/9/2015

Internist, gastroenterologist and pediatric cardiologist join active and courtesy staff.

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Know your numbers: Crimson gives physicians easy access to important patient-care data
4/9/2015

User-friendly application identifies possible areas to improve performance and documentation.

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Physicians: Learn to speak the ‘language’ that coders and payers recognize
4/9/2015

This month’s tip sheet covers proper documentation of malnutrition.

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Hospital revises policy on Range Orders for Medications
4/9/2015

New policy aims to give clear guidance to nurses when providers order a dosage range.

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LGHP task force adopts new lipid-management guidelines
4/9/2015

Recommendations aim to help physicians and other providers better assess patient needs and make appropriate referrals.

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LGH surgeons can perform more complex minimally invasive surgeries with new da Vinci Xi
4/9/2015

Dr. Paul Newman is the first central Pennsylvania surgeon to use latest generation of robotic technology.

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Doctors’ Day celebrations feature banners, cakes -- and blueberry pancakes
4/9/2015

Photo gallery shows some creative ways colleagues honored physicians throughout LG Health.

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Radiologic technologist wins patient-safety award for creating plan to reduce radiation exposure
4/9/2015

Beth Martin appears in “I Am Patient Safety” poster campaign.

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State legislators may be ready to compromise on medical marijuana
4/9/2015

Reworked Medical Cannabis Act has Senate support but still faces questions in the House.

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Spotlight: Special CME event features wine and cheese in a historic venue
4/9/2015

Attendees will learn how 19th century medicine still impacts today’s practice.

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April/May CME events include liver disease and end-of-life care
4/9/2015

Check out these great CME events coming in April and May.

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Paula Crawford-Gamble joins Healthy Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery
4/9/2015

She will work as a part-time CRNP for the Medically Managed Weight Loss Program.

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