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

Dr. Kathleen Dougherty, on the future of mental health
As mental well-being receives both local and national attention, Dr. Dougherty shares her thoughts on improving access to care.  Read More

LGH’s Family Medicine Residency Program ranked fourth in the nation
Join us in congratulating the Family Medicine Residency Program in this achievement. Read More

A prescription for theatre
Dr. Elliot Sterenfeld explains why a passion for theatre and a passion for healthcare, share more similarities than you’d think. Read More

Dr. Matthew A. Bernabei implants the world’s smallest pacemaker
See this “leadless” pacing system that’s about one tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. Read More

If you prescribe hydrocodone combination products or opioids, see these new restrictions and guidelines
New federal and state guidelines address hydrocodone combination products and prescription opioids. Read More

Lancaster General Hospital leads the nation in lowest 30-day heart failure readmission rate  
Becker’s Hospital Review published the 30-day heart-failure readmission rate for LGH, 17.1 percent, is well below the national average of 23 percent. Read More

Platelet supply management: how you can help
Transfusion Safety Specialist, Mary Bassalin, gives the lowdown on platelet supply. Read More

We are family
Now, for the first time, hospital claims for inpatient hospitalization and physician claims for inpatient services are related. Read More

Safe Haven saves babies
A reminder of the Newborn Protection Act in place to protect at-risk babies and parents. Read More

Healthy PA program gains federal approval
Learn how this new initiative impacts your patients. Read More

CME events scheduled for September and October
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

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

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