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Welcome to February's edition of Progress Notes
Welcome to the February issue of Progress Notes. This month we continue our series welcoming our new Department Chairs as they complete the approval process from the Board of Trustees. Read More

LG Health welcomes three more Medical Staff Department Chairs
I am delighted to announce that the Board of Trustees of Lancaster General has completed the approval process for three physicians who will be assuming the roles of Department Chair in their respective Departments. Read More

Department of Health Survey findings focus on incomplete charts
As many of you know, Lancaster General Hospital underwent its 2-year State Department of Health inspection. Read More

New ED Department Chair William Adams, MD
New ED Department Chair William Adams, MD, sat down with Progress Notes' managing editor Roxanne Bolinger on February 2 to discuss goals and challenges for the Emergency Dept. at LGH. Read More

LG Health adds revolutionary heart imaging system
The newest high-speed, high-resolution cardiac imaging technology now being used at Lancaster General Health (LG Health) greatly reduces imaging time and radiation exposure for patients. Read More

Electronic physician/provider documentation in e-Health now available
Physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can now enter history and physicals (H&P), discharge summaries and the problem list directly in the inpatient e-Health chart. Read More

New pediatric cardiology practice's goal: Keep care local
Lancaster General Health Pediatric Specialists welcomes Devyani Chowdhury, MD, a board certified pediatric cardiologist, who provides pediatric cardiology services not previously available in Lancaster County. Read More

Liver cancer patients benefit from novel drug therapy
Certain patients with liver tumors are candidates for an emerging chemotherapy treatment at LGH that offers a slow release of cancer-fighting drugs injected directly into the tumor. Read More

Lancaster General Health's online patient health portal, MyLGHealth, is quickly gaining members. Read More

Case management team aids physicians in patient discharge and medical necessity decisions
LG Health's Case Management team is a resource for physicians, helping to aid in your patients' discharge planning. Read More

Online risk assessment tool increases awareness for heart disease risk
LG Health recently introduced a new Internet tool to help patients learn more about their risk for coronary artery disease based on their heart age. Read More

LG Health welcomes new members to its Medical and Dental Staff
Welcome to the new members of our Medical and Dental Staff. Read More

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