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Welcome to the July issue of Progress Notes
All Letters to the Editor are welcome and indeed encouraged to promote a lively dialogue. Read More

LG Health's new vision: Delivering on the promise of a healthier future
A vision statement is important to the future of Lancaster General Health, its employees, physicians and patients. Read More

LG Health Welcomes the New Chair of the Department of Radiology
The Board of Trustees of Lancaster General Health has approved the nomination of Robert F. Latshaw, MD as our new Chairperson of the Department of Radiology. Read More

Dr. Deborah K. Riley named LG Health Associate Medical Director for Quality
Deborah K. Riley, MD, is named associate Medical Director for Quality at Lancaster General Health. Read More

Dr. Burlingame: Embracing the Challenges of Health Care Change for Surgeons
"My goal is to fully engage all division chiefs and their members in the governance and quality within our department." Read More

Top 5 tips to smooth your e-Health Inpatient Documentation
Here are five easy tips to facilitate your e-Health documentation. Read More

Consumer Reports names LG Health in first-ever ratings of patient safety in America's hospital
Consumer Reports' story notes Lancaster General Hospital had the best readmission rate among hospitals in the ratings for readmissions. Read More

Cancer Center Update
While the construction is progressing Ann. B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, the cancer care team will make improvements in outcomes and experience for your patients. Read More

Mark Johnston, MD, physician inventor and philanthropist
Dr. Mark Johnston describes his innovative treatment using heat ablation to treat Barrett's esophagus. Read More

Cryotherapy ablation for esophageal dysplasia to be offered at LG Health
Cryotherapy to treat Barrett's esophagus or esophageal dysplasia and cancers was recently added to the LG Health endoscopy unit. Read More

Written consent no longer required for HIV testing
Lancaster General Health will no longer require written consent for HIV testing. Read More

Supreme Court ruling on ACA
On June 28th, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 majority opinion upholding the health care reform law's individual mandate. Read More

2012-13 Preceptorship on child abuse examinations
Physicians are encouraged to apply for a free training program. Read More

LG Health welcomes three new physicians on staff
Learn more about the new physicians joining LG Health Medical and Dental Staff. Read More

Letter to the editor
"Supporting cost/benefit analysis is especially important in this time of diminishing health care dollars," notes Bill Piepgrass, M.D., F.A.C.S., in his letter to the editor. Read More

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