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Welcome to the March issue of Progress Notes
Thanks for your continued support of Progress Notes; indeed readership continues to grow at a fast pace. Read More

LG Health Welcomes the Next Round of Department Chairs
The Board of Trustees of Lancaster General Health has approved three more Medical Staff Department Chairs at the most recent Board meeting. Read More

Drug shortages: LG Health strategies to ensure quality patient care
Here’s a scenario no physician or hospital wants to face: Canceling surgeries because of an anesthesia drug shortage. Read More

Dr. Mark Rast: Banjo playing family doctor reflects on Lancaster’s music offerings
One of an occasional series highlighting outside interests of LG Health physicians. Read More

Geriatric Fracture Program improves outcomes via evidence-based practice
The Geriatric Fracture Program at LG Health Orthopedic Center is improving patient outcomes. Read More

Advanced technology detects dementia early
The NeuroQ software used at Lancaster General Health’s Suburban Outpatient Pavilion helps identify types of dementia. Read More

New Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Kathleen C. Dougherty
New Psychiatry Department Chair Dr. Kathleen C. Dougherty discusses goals and challenges for the LGH Psychiatry Department. Read More

Legionella: Diagnosis can be elusive
At LGH, we need to monitor for proven cases of Legionella that would be considered healthcare acquired. Read More

Your claims on the “RAC”
If you haven’t heard the term “Recovery Audit Contractor” or RAC, that will likely change soon. Read More

Restraint orders change: Should be based on patient behavior
Physicians should look to patient’s behavior only for Violence-Based and Non-Violence-Based Restraints. Read More

Dragon has arrived
Use Dragon voice recognition to complete your H&P and Discharge Summary in e-Health. Read More

Hats off!
Hats off to Downtown Family Medicine which earned National Recognition as a “Medical Home,” Dr. Deron who gave Medical Grand Rounds at Jefferson University Hospital, Alan S. Peterson, M.D. who was awarded American Lung Association Volunteer of the Week, and Dr. Philip Billoni who won Drexel University College of Medicine's Golden Apple Award.

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