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Progress Notes / Progress Notes Archive / 2012 Edition / September 2012 Newsletter

Welcome to the September issue of Progress Notes
In this issue we provide details on e-Health training. Read More

e-Health positions LG Health for the future, focusing on high quality patient care
Despite the uncertainty of healthcare reform and how the government will ultimately respond, Lancaster General Health is moving forward, strategically positioning ourselves for the future by participating in initiatives such as Accountable Care Organizations, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement and Patient Centered Medical Home model. Read More

LG Health encourages patients to get more involved in their health
Beginning this month, you’ll likely see the words Choose well. Be well. in publications and billboards around town and hear the words on the radio as part of a new LG Health multi-media advertising campaign. Read More

Dr. Latshaw: Department challenges revolve around the appropriate use of imaging services
“Diagnostic imaging and lab studies reportedly aid in 90% of diagnoses in the hospitalized patients. However, advanced imaging (MRI and CT) are also cost drivers,” Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging Chair Dr. Robert F. Latshaw said. 
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Engaging physicians in cost saving: Cardiology team saves $2 million
Lancaster General Health’s new Value Management Initiative (VMI) aims to cut millions from its costs without impacting patient outcomes. Read More

Women’s Heart Health Clinic of LG Health focuses on unique needs of women
Women’s Heart Health Clinic of LG Health, which just opened at Women & Babies Hospital, will focus on reducing cardiac occurrences in women who may be at high risk. Read More

Integrative medicine at the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute: Meeting the need for standardized, safe care
Patients diagnosed with cancer are increasingly exploring other methods of care, in addition to or even instead of, traditional medical care. Read More

Complete e-learning courses for Phase II prior to your classroom training
Prior to your classroom training, you are strongly encouraged to take e-Health computer based e-learnings; they take less than an hour total to complete and will make the classroom time much more productive. Read More

LG Health Urgent Care: Filling the gap when the patient’s physician is unavailable
The goal of Lancaster General Health Urgent Care is to provide care for acute, but not life threatening illnesses, when a physician office may not be open or have time available to see the patient. Read More

Mark your calendar for this CME opportunity. Read More

LG Health welcomes new physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff
Learn more about the new physicians joining LG Health Medical and Dental Staff. Read More

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