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Meet the Editors

Lee M. Duke, MD
Editor-in-Chief
Associate Physician Executive
(717) 544-5145
lmduke@lghealth.org

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


 


Editor's Clipboard 
Welcome to the September issue of Progress Notes 
We want to help you stay connected with your colleagues. Read More

In the Spotlight 
Lancaster Emergency Associates celebrates 50 years (Photo gallery) 
One of the nation’s oldest private emergency practices has seen phenomenal growth since the days when patients paid $5 for an ER visit. Read More

Young physicians create their own ‘doctors’ lounge’ 
Connections forged at informal after-work events help build a stronger local medical community. Read More

Treating the No. 1 cause of disability – without opioids 
New systemwide low back pain protocol delivers on the Triple Aim and wins state award. Read More

New to the Medical & Dental Staff 
LG Health welcomes 16 new physicians 
Family physicians, surgeons, specialists and fellows join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

LG Health welcomes new medical affiliates 
Physician assistants, nurse practitioners join Medical & Dental Staff. Read More

Staff Transitions 
Tammy Ober to oversee hospital departments, post-acute services 
Also: Geoff Eddowes named Senior Operating Officer for Women & Babies Hospital. Read More

Medical & Dental Staff News 
New ‘quick hits’ column highlights physician accomplishments 
Got three minutes? Catch up with the latest news on your colleagues. Read More

LG Health News 
CHOP offers pediatric endocrinology services in Lancaster 
Multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive care to local children with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Read More

Get help coping with stress and anxiety 
Evening classes in mindfulness-based stress reduction begin this month at ABBCI. Read More

Practice of Medicine 
Prescribing a controlled substance? Check the state database first 
All LG Health providers are encouraged to register for the PA PDMP, which helps identify patients who are struggling with substance use disorder. Read More

New Epic tool simplifies Penn Medicine referrals 
Learn more about the new workflow – and get tips and tricks for referring patients to Penn providers. Read More

CME 
Spotlight: Most common gynecological cancer often strikes younger patients  
Penn expert will speak on how endometrial cancer can affect fertility. Read More

Learn more about patient safety and breast pathology 
September events also include pediatric eating disorders and climate change. Read More

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