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Lancaster General Health’s Progress Notes is a monthly electronic resource to keep you informed about issues critical to our medical and dental staff.

Welcome to the March issue of Progress Notes
This month we share a message from the President and CEO of Lancaster General Health regarding a reorganization of the Executive team. More

Lancaster General Health is reorganizing its executive leadership team
Dr. Thomas Beeman has announced a reorganization of the LG Health executive team and asked that we share this message with the Medical Staff. More

Heart valve implant gives high-risk patients new surgical options
Physicians at the Lancaster Heart and Vascular Institute at Lancaster General Hospital are now offering a new surgical option called transcatheter aortic valve replacement. More

Heart research is critical to Lancaster Heart & Vascular Institute’s mission
Lancaster Heart & Stroke Foundation merges with Lancaster Heart & Vascular Institute. More

No Pass Zone now in place at LGH and WBH
The LGH Falls Committee recently piloted a No Pass Zone and is now rolling out the opportunity to LGH and Women & Babies Hospital. More

Cardiorenal Syndrome was focus of February CME event
When you treat patients for cardiorenal syndrome you should consider five key questions, noted Cardiologist J. Thomas Heywood, MD, Director, Heart Failure Program at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., speaking at a LG Health February 6 CME event. More

e-Health update
Unit Support Staff will now be faxing the AVS (After Visit Summary) to a patient’s PCP when discharged from inpatient or OBS stay. More

WBH working towards “Baby-Friendly Hospital” designation
Following several years of groundwork by Drs. Hilary Becker, Attila Devenyi and Gladys Frye, LG Health signed a letter of intent for WBH to become a Baby-Friendly USA Hospital. More

Dr. Thomas Beeman appointed to state board of eHealth Partnership Authority.
The Authority is charged with establishing the technology for medical providers to securely exchange medical information electronically. More

Mark your calendar for these CME events coming up soon
Don’t miss the Medical Conference on Child Abuse, to be held April 8, or other upcoming Grand Rounds events. More

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