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Editor's Clipboard
Welcome to the second issue of electronic Progress Notes. In this issue I would like to direct you to the timely report by Dr. Duke, who describes the challenges facing our healthcare system today, as well as remarks by Jan Bergen regarding two systemwide goals of Lancaster General Health. Read More

Thoughts from the Physician Retreat
The consensus of presenters at our May 19, 2011 Physician Retreat was that America's healthcare system is broken and unsustainable. The 140 physicians who attended the day-long event featuring nationally recognized speakers heard that the road to an accountable care organization (ACO) will be difficult. Read More

Reducing falls & increasing patient loyalty top LG Health goals for FY 2012
As a valued member of the LG Health Medical & Dental Staff, you have shown your commitment to providing the best quality care for patients in our community. That dedication mirrors LG Health's Vision of the extraordinary experience, prompting the organization to set system-wide goals of increasing patient loyalty and reducing falls for fiscal year 2012. Read More

e-Health medication reconciliation form
Effective September 13th, you'll need to use a new Med Rec form for Admission, Post Operative and Discharge. Read More

LG Health begins dental residency program
"I'm experiencing first-hand what many dental residents have only read about in textbooks," said Lydia Chang, DMD, a resident in Lancaster General Health's new Dental General Practice Residency (GPR) program with fellow resident Mary Beth Price, DMD. Read More

Blood utilization at LG Health
In response to emerging headlines and recent regulatory action, physicians and other LG Health staff met on August 17th to consider the status of blood transfusion policies and practice at LGH. Read More

New VTE form streamlines your process; provides better patient care
A new Admission Venous Thromboembolism form should make it easier to ensure your patients get the treatment they need to help prevent blood clots. Read More

LGH Family Medicine Residents receive national recognition
Two Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residents, Janell Hill, MD, PhD, and Maggie H. Lee, MD, have received national recognition. Read More

Music and the brain conference/concert
Please join us Wednesday evening, October 26, 2011, for an audiovisual medical conference by Dr. Kamal Chemali, a physician-musician subspecializing in the field of neurology at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals. Read More

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