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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 May/June issue of Progress Notes
Welcome to the May/ June issue of Progress Notes. The most important item in this issue is the report on the upcoming opening of the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Center, due to begin receiving patients in early July. Read More

Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute set to open July 2013
The new Lancaster General Health Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute opening in July will integrate advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies with nature to become a center of healing where a care team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, nurses, and other cancer specialists ensure the patients’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs are met. Tour the new facility and meet the clinical team at the Physician Reception on June 26. Read More

Treating Anemia before Inpatient Care
The Patient Blood Management Program at Lancaster General is focusing on creating an awareness of the importance of identifying and treating anemia in patients, especially prior to elective surgeries. Read More

Drexel University's Dean's Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching goes to Dr. Billoni
Dr. Billoni, the internal medicine physician lead for medical students doing clerkships, or rotations at Lancaster General Hospital, was recently selected by fourth year students at Drexel University College of Medicine to receive the Dean's Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Read More

ACOG questions robotic surgery for hysterectomy
ACOG issued a warning addressed to the general public regarding the use of robotic technology for the performance of hysterectomy, particularly for benign conditions." Read More

e-Health update: Get details on Dragon, Order Sets and more
If you get any type of Dragon error message please continue to call 544-9999 with these issues. Read More

A Tribute to Richard H. Weber, M.D.
On Monday April 29, LGH Medical and Dental Staff lost one of its most distinguished members, Dr. Richard H. Weber. Read More

Iraqi physicians and nurse visit LGH
A team of Iraqi phyiscians and a nurse recently visited LGH to get a first-hand look at LG Health's Trauma Program. Read More

Dr. Worley co-authors NEJM article
Seth J. Worley, M.D. of The Heart Group is listed as the second author of an Original Article which appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine in the 25 April 2013 issue. The title of the article is "Biventricular Pacing for Atrioventricular Block and Systolic Dysfunction." Read More

LG Health takes top honors at the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day
Two timely research studies, one by a resident in Lancaster General Hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program, the other by a faculty member, received top honors at the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians Research Day held recently in Valley Forge. Read More

Trauma Service and Safe Kids Lancaster offer prevention program for Lancaster county homeschoolers
The Trauma Service team and Safe Kids Lancaster teamed up to present Lancaster county home school students with "ThinkFirst," national injury prevention program. Read More

Cardiology services now available at LG Health Norlanco Outpatient Center
The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health is now seeing patients in Elizabethtown, PA. Read More

New Physicians on Staff
LG Health welcomes five new physicians. Read More

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