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Mary Beth Schweigert
Managing Editor
Corporate Communications Specialist
(717) 544-5093
MSchweigert2@lghealth.org


 


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

In the Spotlight 
Could wearing a Fitbit affect weight loss after surgery? 
Study will determine if using the popular activity tracker impacts clinical outcomes in bariatric patients. Read More

Living in the moment could make you a better physician 
Practicing mindfulness has changed Dr. Chris Peterson’s life. Now he helps others do the same. Read More

LG Health News 
LG Health is the first U.S. hospital to receive new enhancement to CyberKnife M6 System 
New device offers more efficient cancer treatment to a greater number of patients. Read More

Penn Medicine opens liver transplant clinic at Lancaster General Hospital 
Kidney clinic coming soon; both will offer convenient care for local patients. Read More

Care Connections gives Hershey medical students an immersive experience in care navigation 
Innovative partnership featured in national and regional media articles. Read More

New family medicine practice opens in Willow Street 
Drs. Leanne Beidler and Chris Lupold are accepting new patients. Read More

Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation preserves history of medicine in Lancaster County 
The foundation’s latest newsletter highlights early pharmacy and dentistry. Read More

Announcements 
LG Health takes another step toward Penn Medicine affiliation 
Letter from CEO Tom Beeman outlines latest development. Read More

Physicians: Recognize excellence in nursing 
Submit nominations for 2015 Nursing Recognition Awards by March 27. Read More

Nominations are open for At-Large position on the Medical Executive Committee 
All Active Staff members are eligible; nominations are due by March 20. Read More

Practice of Medicine 
How good is your documentation? 
Tip sheet on pneumonia will help improve your profile. Read More

Transfusion safety specialist offers guidelines for emergent situations 
Uncrossmatched blood products can be an option for patients who need an immediate transfusion. Read More

Government Affairs/Reimbursement 
How could Gov. Wolf’s proposed budget affect LG Health? 
Hospital Association of Pennsylvania analyzes the potential impact on hospitals and healthcare providers. Read More

Staff Transitions 
LG Health welcomes new physicians 
Lancaster General Health welcomes five physicians to the Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

CME 
March/April events include diabetes, oncology and advanced care planning 
Check out these great CME events coming in March and April. Read More

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