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Welcome to the December issue of Progress Notes
We are excited to present the first of a two-part interview with LG Health CEO and President Thomas Beeman, Ph.D., FACHE. Happy holidays from the staff of Progress Notes! More

Tom Beeman reviews his vision for LG Health
Progress Notes was given the opportunity to interview LG Health CEO and President Thomas Beeman, Ph.D., FACHE. More

Physicians see immediate benefits from e-Health
With the advent of the November 6 e-Health Go Live, physicians are starting to see a growing list of immediate benefits. More

LG Health genetic counselors team up with Penn Medicine
Penn’s Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at LG Health can help guide your care for patients with a genetic predisposition to breast/ovarian or GI cancers. More

New VTE process safer for patients, faster for physicians
A streamlined process to assess patients for risk of developing a VTE should improve patient safety and be less onerous for physicians. More

LGH Joins Joint Replacement Registry
In its continuing mission to provide the best patient care possible, LGH has become a member of the American Joint Replacement Registry. More

Discharge summary completion rates continue positive trend for Dept. of Medicine
The Department of Medicine reports an overall rate of discharge summaries completed within 24 hours of discharge has increased to 92.3%. More

LG Health joins AHA in suit against HHS
LG Health joined the American Hospital Association in filing suit against HHS for refusing to meet its financial obligations for hospital services provided to some Medicare patients. More

LG Health names executive director for cancer services
Nikolas R. Buescher, of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, has joined LG Health as Executive Director for the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute. More

Dr. Karen Rizzo elected VP of Pennsylvania Medical Society
Karen A. Rizzo, MD, FACS, with Lancaster Ear, Nose, and Throat, was elected to serve as vice president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, transitioning to president in October 2014. More

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