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Welcome to the July issue of Progress Notes 
A message from Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charles A. Castle Read More

In the Spotlight 
Medical & Dental Staff awards honor exemplary achievements – and 885 years of service (Photo gallery) 
Commitment and contributions of 35 physicians recognized at July 8 event. Read More

Penn Medicine CEO discusses LG Health partnership – and how affinity for the Phillies shaped strategy 
In wide-ranging Advisory Board interview, Ralph Muller calls LG Health a “very strong health system, both clinically and financially.” Read More

Dr. Thomas J. Stuart remembered as a gifted neurologist and passionate conservationist 
Former President of the Medical & Dental Staff, who died June 4, was a meticulous, caring clinician with an infectious smile. Read More

New Physicians 
LG Health welcomes new physicians 
Pediatric cardiologists and hospitalists, specialists in nephrology and emergency medicine join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

Staff Transitions 
Four pediatric hospitalists join CHOP; will continue to provide care at LGH 
Dr. Vito J. DiCamillo named LG Health Director of Urgent Care – and other physician news. Read More

LG Health News 
Physician bloggers connect with patients outside the exam room 
New LG Health Hub consumer website emphasizes wellness, disease prevention and healthy lifestyle choices. Read More

‘Remarkable’ Dr. Hayley Ryan wins AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education 
More than two dozen LGH Family Medicine residents have won prestigious national honor since 1971. Read More

Trauma surgeons’ research earns national recognition 
Department’s recent successes include high-profile presentations at 2015 AAST meetings. Read More

Lancaster General Hospital earns an ‘A’ for patient safety 
LGH also fares well in PA Health Care Cost Containment Council’s latest reports on readmission rates. Read More

Practice of Medicine 
LGH leaders cement commitment to patient safety with daily huddle 
Safety huddles – a growing trend in healthcare – can quickly solve problems and reduce harm. Read More

New clinic brings together specialists to diagnose and treat peripheral vascular disease 
Vascular Clinic aims to manage symptoms, standardize care and reduce hospital admissions – while simplifying referrals for patients and providers. Read More

Half of all ICD-10 codes – approximately 34,250 – relate to orthopedics 
Orthopedics is a complex specialty; greater specificity in diagnosis and procedure reporting will benefit patients. Read More

CME 
New, more user-friendly CME system will debut later this summer 
Improvements will include easy mobile access to services and streamlined viewing of recorded events. Read More

Announcements 
Lancaster City & County Medical Society awards recognize outstanding community service 
LG Health Director of Physician Affairs Carl Manelius honored with Distinguished Service Award. Read More

Public memorial service for Dr. Miles Newman set for July 12 
Family physician practiced for more than 45 years in Elizabethtown, where he was affectionately known as “Doc.” Read More

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