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

In the Spotlight
Karen Rizzo, MD, inducted as President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Help us congratulate Dr. Rizzo, who joined the Medical and Dental Staff in 1990, on this accomplishment. Read More

Staff Transitions
Dr. Mark Gibbs to serve as Division Chief of Dermatology

The new Division Chief of Dermatology, Mark Gibbs, MD, shares his thoughts on the accomplishments of his predecessor, Dr. Pat Feehan and the challenges of his new position. Read More

New physicians join Lancaster General Health
Lancaster General Health welcomes these new physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

Practice of Medicine
America needs PAs … and so does LG Health

Because physician assistants serve a critical role in the future of healthcare, we celebrate a week in their honor, in October. Read More

Helping patients breathe easy
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Therapists teach COPD patients to manage their health. Read More

Laboratory update regarding pregnancy testing
Dr. Sarah Nassau shares information on an upcoming change in the hospital’s hCG testing methodology. Read More

Lancaster General Hospital named among “125 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs”

Join us in congratulating LGH and the orthopedic program, on this honor. Read More

Just for Fun
The musical styling of award-winning pianist, Christopher Shih, MD, come to Lancaster

Dr. Shih brings his talents to The Trust Performing Arts Center. Read More

Sunshine for this year’s Doctors Cup tournament
Enthusiasm continued for this annual golf event. Read More

Advance Care Planning and POLST tool to document patient wishes

A September grand rounds discussion focused on these important geriatric medicine practice topics. Read More

CME events scheduled for October and November
All events will be telecast live and also available after the fact for remote viewing, unless noted otherwise. Please visit www.lghealth.org/cme  to register and for more details, including how to download your CME transcript. Read More

ICD-10 go-live October 1, 2015: What you need to know

You will be contacted as needed over the next year with additional information. Read More

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