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December 2013

Welcome to the December issue of Progress Notes
A message from Editor in Chief, Charles A. Castle, MD. Read More

LG Health recognized for electronic medical record milestone
In the third quarter of the year, Lancaster General Hospital was among the top 2.2 percent of hospitals in the United States to achieve the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award for electronic medical records adoption and use. Read More

CMS Bundled Payments pilot program
A message from Lee M. Duke, II, MD, Senior VP, Chief Physician Executive & Chief Medical Officer, Lancaster General Health, and T. Raymond Foley, III, MD, President, LG Health Physicians Read More

Mark your calendars for these upcoming LGH CME events
December and January’s CME schedule features a wide variety of educational offerings, including an event on what’s coming for sequencing diagnostics for cancer, as well as responding to blast injuries and updates on pregnancy loss, tomosynthesis and supporting children after a crisis. Read More

LGH first in US with Inoculation Technology
Lancaster General Hospital’s Microbiology Laboratory became the first in the nation to install the InoqulA which automates bacteriology testing for both liquid and non-liquid specimens. Read More

Explosion and Bomb Blast Injuries CME event is a team effort for LGH physicians and many others
A canine bomb sniffing demo and bomb tech rescue was just one of the many sessions presented at Explosion and Blast Injuries for Medical Responders and Receivers. Read More

Preparing Epic for ICD-10
The e-Health team is working with physician champions to help our operational areas successfully work with our remediated Epic tools like the diagnosis calculator and prepare for ICD-10. Read More

Wireless network (Wi-Fi) upgrade
Wi-Fi within the Lancaster General Health system was upgraded last month and now includes both LGGuest and LGDoctor at LGH (Duke Street), WBH, SOP and wherever these networks are broadcast. Read More

LG Health Physical Therapists achieve board certification in orthopedics
Physicians may refer to these specialists via Epic. Read More

Informed consent and blood transfusions
The provider’s role in helping patients understand risks, benefits and alternatives. Read More

LG Health welcomes new physicians
LG Health welcomes eight physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

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