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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 May issue of Progress Notes

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

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How will LG Health’s agreement with Penn Medicine affect physicians?
5/8/2015

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jan Bergen answers your questions.

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A true family doctor: Steve Olin will retire after 42 years of practicing medicine in Lancaster
5/8/2015

He came to Lancaster as a first-year family medicine resident -- and leaves as a faculty member of three decades.

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Meet Dr. Corey Fogleman, family physician and published poet
5/8/2015

“Heart and Kidney” – inspired by a patient – describes the ‘terrible curse’ of congestive heart failure and renal insufficiency.

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Addictions medicine expert: Prescribing opiates presents formidable challenges for front-line physicians
5/8/2015

LGHP task force offers treatment guidelines, physician education and advice for managing chronic-pain patients.

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Sickle-cell anemia pain crises take a toll on patients – and clinicians
5/8/2015

Task force educates physicians on care for the chronic condition, which requires lengthy hospital stays and high doses of opiates.

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May Documentation Tip Sheet: excisional debridement
5/8/2015

Be specific. Excisional (vs. non-excisional) debridement results in higher reimbursement because it’s considered a surgical procedure.

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Proposed LGH expansion will enable private rooms for all patients
5/8/2015

Construction on new patient tower could begin as early as this summer.

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Sixth Physician Leadership Academy class graduates (photo)
5/8/2015

One-year program prepares Medical Staff members for challenges and responsibilities of leadership.

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Spotlight: Learn more about the latest liver-disease treatments and transplant care
5/8/2015

LG Health and Penn experts will co-present at May 28 event for primary-care and specialty physicians.

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May/June events include clinical documentation and childhood obesity
5/8/2015

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

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