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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 June issue of Progress Notes

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

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In-depth interview with Dr. Karen Rizzo, Pennsylvania Medical Society President
6/5/2015

Statewide priorities include debt, telemedicine, medical marijuana and independence for nurse practitioners.

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Local cardiologist remembered for intelligence, teaching ability – and empathy for patients
6/5/2015

Dr. Jerry Luck, formerly of Cardiac Consultants, died after a cycling accident last month.

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ICD-10 is coming Oct. 1. Are you ready?
6/5/2015

The number of codes will more than quadruple. Here’s what physicians need to know.

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LG Health welcomes new physicians
6/5/2015

Cardiologist, family physician and two pediatric cardiologists join Medical Staff.

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LGH chair of pediatrics: CHOP partnership will lead to ‘quantum leap’ in care for local children
6/5/2015

CHOP hospitalist and cardiologist services begin July 1, with plans to bring more specialists to the community.

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LGHP Women’s Internal Medicine opens
6/5/2015

New practice – with two female physicians -- is dedicated exclusively to the unique healthcare needs of women.

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Lancaster General Hospital expands academic affiliation with Temple University School of Medicine
6/5/2015

Temple students begin clinical rotations in Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, Family Medicine and Psychiatry at LGH.

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LG Health names new physician leaders for quality and population health
6/5/2015

Drs. Michael Ripchinski and Douglas Gohn will work with Norma Ferdinand and Stacey Youcis to execute new strategies.

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Dr. Ward Pulliam will lead The Heart Group and Lancaster Heart & Vascular Institute
6/5/2015

Mississippi native, who joined LG Health in 2004, currently serves as THG’s Section Chief of EP & Pacing.

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They’re in business: 14 physicians earn MBAs (Cap and gown photo)
6/5/2015

CEO Tom Beeman calls new graduates “an important part of LG Health’s future for many years to come.”

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Graduate profile: Meet David Polin, MD – and newly minted MBA
6/5/2015

Longtime leader says program gives physicians a better understanding of healthcare as a business.

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Dr. Anthony DiMarco will lead statewide group for Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine
6/5/2015

Parkesburg physician installed as president-elect of Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association.

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LG Health partners with leading insurers in accountable-care arrangements
6/5/2015

New model emphasizes quality and outcomes, with payment tied to value and provider performance.

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Why mortality scores matter to physicians
6/5/2015

Ratings – which reflect quality of care – are easily accessible for public review.

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Local medical society hosts annual dinner meeting June 16 at Lancaster Country Club
6/5/2015

Penn Medicine expert will give keynote address on “Using Behavioral Economics to Improve Individual and Population Health.”

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June/July events include reducing obesity and treating Plain populations
6/5/2015

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

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