Author Archives: Whitney Ehret

Help us Eliminate the Power Gradient at MLH

By Jack Lynch, president & CEO, MLH Colleagues, In September 2018, we implemented the Power Gradient Reporting and Resolution Policy in response to incidents at MLH and our AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Patient Safety Survey. The results … Continue reading

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ACTION REQUIRED: Survey for Epic End Users

By Don Klingen, MD, CMIO and Jeff Bryers, System Director, Enterprise Applications Epic end users, We are preparing for Epic’s third and final post-launch visit. Prior to their other visits, we distributed surveys to help gauge productivity and ease of … Continue reading

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Best read of the week

Main Line Health Honored For Outstanding Technology Use Patch: The way Main Line Health uses technology in its care landed it on a list of the “Most Wired” hospitals for the 10th consecutive year. Additional news media reports on MLH … Continue reading

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Heartfelt holiday wishes from MLH and holiday meal schedule

by Barbara Wadsworth, SVP, chief nursing officer, and Paul Yakulis, SVP, Human Resources With the festive season upon us, on behalf of MLH leadership, we’d like to pause to say thank you for all that you have helped us accomplish … Continue reading

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Reliability in Healthcare: Commitment to Resilience

By Pat Walsh, System manager for Risk/Safety According to Weick and Sutcliffe, authors of Managing the Unexpected : “A resilient system is able to effectively adjust its functioning prior to, during, or following changes and disturbances, so that it can … Continue reading

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Main Line Health tops list of enrollment sites for one arm of peripheral artery disease treatment study

Main Line Health has enrolled the highest number of patients in the observational arm of the Disrupt PAD III clinical trial. To date, 60 patients with femoropopliteal disease have been enrolled in the international study of the Shockwave Medical Peripheral … Continue reading

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Paoli Hospital’s Wound Center receives three-year re-accreditation

Paoli Hospital is pleased to announce the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center has received a three-year re-accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). UHMS accreditation means the facility has met or exceeded the highest standards of care … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: P for Patient-Centered

This week’s STEEEP Huddle topic – submitted by Stephanie Sobala, manager, Internal Communications, focuses on My Main Line Health Chart, or MyChart, a patient portal that makes it easy for patients to access and manage their health information from any … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: One-year survey of symptoms experienced by patients being treated for advanced or metastatic cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR In this brand-new trial at Main Line Health, researchers seek to determine whether systematic monitoring of symptoms via patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures during routine outpatient cancer care improves meaningful clinical outcomes. Patients diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Lankenau Medical Center named among Becker’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs”

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Lankenau Medical Center, the flagship of Main Line Health’s Lankenau Heart Institute, among its list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs.” The award recognizes hospitals leading the nation in cardiovascular care. … Continue reading

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