Author Archives: Whitney Ehret

STEEEP Huddle: T is for Timely

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Mary T. Smith, BSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC, NICU, Riddle Hospital, honors World Breastfeeding Week. The theme for World Breastfeeding Week this year is to empower parents and enable breastfeeding, now and for the future. It … Continue reading

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‘No One Should Die Alone’: Community Joins Together To Honor Army Veteran With Dignified Burial CBS3: Dozens of strangers came together to honor a veteran who died with no record of any living relatives, with a dignified burial. The 94-year-old … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Screening study of patients with stage IV or recurrent non-small cell lung cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Lung-MAP is a master screening protocol for previously treated, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This randomized phase II/phase III trial is meant to establish a method for screening the genes of large populations of … Continue reading

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Lankenau Medical Office Building South – Physician Lounge and Mail Room

This is an important reminder of a change in date and access to the Medical Office Building South – Physician Lounge and Mail Room. Not all physicians received the previous emails. Effective July 25, 2019 Lankenau Medical Center will create … Continue reading

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Karen Yohn-Williams won Dr. John Blizzard MD award

Karen Yohn-Williams, LMC WOCN, received the Dr. John Blizzard Award during the Chief Resident’s Graduation Dinner on 7/22/2019.  This prestigious award has been reserved for physicians outside the Department of Surgery who personify Dr. Blizzards dedication to provide education to … Continue reading

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Two officials from regional office of U.S. Health and Human Services visit Lankenau

The MLH Center for Population Health Research (CPHR) at LIMR was honored to host two officials of the regional office of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday, July 11. Matthew Baker, (below left) regional director of … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: S is for Safe

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Lisa Williams, manager, Voice Services, focuses on the conversion of or voice mail system to Cisco. Use of the voice mail system at MLH is widespread from general announcements to contact center menus to … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Hospital Grows A Farm To Encourage Patient Wellness WBUR: There’s a hospital in Pennsylvania that sits on the border of two counties. Lankenau Medical Center is technically in Montgomery County, which has one of the highest health rankings in … Continue reading

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Main Line HealthCare Welcomes New Practice and Providers- July 2019

NEW OFFICE:  Opening Monday, July 15, 2019   Main Line Health Comprehensive Weight and Wellness Program Stephanie McKnight, MD – Obesity Medicine & Weight Management Main Line Health Center in Broomall 1991 Sproul Road, Suite 625 Broomall, PA  19008 PHONE:  … Continue reading

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A potential drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease is discovered by scientists at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

A therapeutic target to treat Alzheimer’s disease has been discovered by a research team at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), which is part of Main Line Health. An estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s dementia, and … Continue reading

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