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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 August issue of Progress Notes

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

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Penn Medicine update: New roles announced for LG Health’s top leaders
8/14/2015

Tom Beeman will serve as Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations, UPHS. Jan Bergen named President & CEO of LG Health.

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Dr. Thomas Gates isn’t retiring -- but he is moving to Malawi
8/14/2015

After 20 years at LG Health, family physician will serve as medical director of community hospital in impoverished African country.

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AMA: Physicians generate $1.6 trillion in economic activity, support 10 million jobs
8/14/2015

New report shows that physicians’ positive impact goes beyond the exam room.

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LG Health welcomes new physicians
8/14/2015

Family physicians and specialists in cardiology, oral surgery, dermatology, neonatology, nephrology, neurosurgery and radiology join Medical & Dental Staff.

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LG Health names Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer
8/14/2015

Other changes include new leaders of LG Health Physicians, low back pain and behavioral health initiatives.

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Penn Medicine opens kidney/pancreas transplant clinic at Lancaster General Hospital
8/14/2015

New clinic offers convenient, close-to-home care for local transplant patients.

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LGH wins 2015-16 accolades from U.S. News & World Report
8/14/2015

Hospital – rated fifth in PA -- earns a best ranking in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, and Orthopedics, along with “high performing” in four more specialties.

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LGH is first community hospital to join study of MRI safety in patients with pacemakers, defibrillators
8/14/2015

Study will enroll 500 local volunteers; here’s how to find out if your patient qualifies.

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E-Visits treat 12 minor health conditions without a trip to the doctor’s office
8/14/2015

Online service – accessible via computer, tablet or smartphone -- saves time and money for both patients and providers.

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LG Health is region’s first to implant new heart-monitoring device
8/14/2015

CardioMEMS is designed to decrease heart failure-related hospitalizations and improve quality of life.

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Low-dose lung CT scans detect early cancer -- and save lives
8/14/2015

New Epic workflow makes it easier for primary-care physicians to refer patients to LG Health’s lung cancer screening program.

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ICD-10 should help properly code fractures not caused by trauma
8/14/2015

This month’s tip sheet describes how to clearly document pathologic fractures.

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Spotlight: New user-friendly CME system goes live Aug. 17
8/14/2015

Download app now for easy mobile access to services.

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August/September events include acute back pain and sudden cardiac arrest
8/14/2015

Check out these great CME events coming in August and September.

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