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Welcome to the May issue of Progress Notes
Welcome to the May issue of Progress Notes. This month we continue to discuss our efforts to prepare for the e-Health go-live in the fall. Read More

Physician Satisfaction Survey
Your perceptions and feedback are very important to us and they continue to help shape our operational goals and identify areas where immediate improvement is needed. Read More

T. Raymond Foley, MD, accepts the position of President of Physician Services for Lancaster General Health
T. Raymond Foley, MD, has accepted the position of President of Physician Services for Lancaster General Health. Read More

LG Health Welcomes the New Chair of the Department of Surgery
The Board of Trustees of Lancaster General Health has approved the nomination of Mark W. Burlingame, MD as our new Chairperson of the Department of Surgery. Read More

New Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Chair Dr. George J. Olt
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Chair George J. Olt, MD sat down with Progress Notes' managing editor Roxanne Bolinger to discuss goals and challenges for the Department. Read More

LG Health and Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital take first step toward broad pediatric partnership
Infants, children and young adults admitted as patients to LGH now have onsite access to care from Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital pediatricians.Read More

e-Health News
Improve your e-Health clinical documentation, schedule Dragon and e-Health personalization training and view photos of recent training sessions. Read More

John Slovak, MD: Lights, Camera, Action!
Working as executive producer/writer at Aurora Creative Group means that this senior cardiologist with The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health often dons many roles, from pastry procurer to creative writer and producer. Read More

New endoscopy system makes images immediately available to all providers
An upgrade to our electronic health record system ensures that pictures of endoscopies and bronchoscopies are immediately available to all providers. Read More

da Vinci Single-Site™ revolutionizes cholecystectomy procedure
A new procedure using da Vinci Single-Site™ incision allows surgeons to remove the gallbladder using one small incision instead of multiple incisions. Read More

Primary care docs to get Medicaid pay boost
Primary care physicians would receive reimbursements for Medicaid equal to what Medicare pays in a two-year "fix" mandated by the health care law, HHS says in a proposed rule. Read More

Save the date: June 12th
An "Update on Breast Cancer" program is planned for June 12 as a collaboration of the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and the Penn Cancer Network. Read More

LG Health welcomes three new physicians on staff
Three new physicians join LG Health Medical and Dental Staff. Read More

Kudos are due this month to Dr. Karla Campanella for her recent article publication and Lancaster General Research Institute poster session award winners.

The Revolutionary Road: A day trip from Lancaster
Feeling like you need a vacation but only have a day to spare? Grab your tricorn hat, load the family in the car or maybe even better, head out alone to channel your inner Revolutionary War spirit. Read More

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