Author Archives: Mike Martin

Upcoming events — Riddle Hospital

    November 3: Medicine Grand Rounds CDI (Clinical Documentation Improvement), Christine Stallkamp, MD, MLHC; Vakil VCR1, 8-9am   November 10: Medicine Grand Rounds Lung Volume Reduction in Transplants, Joel Cooper, MD, University of Pennsylvania; Vakil CR1, 8-9am   November … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Paoli Hospital

    November 1: Department of Medicine Business Meeting Potter, noon-1pm   November 2: Paoli Hospital Annual Trauma Symposium Musser Auditorium, Penn State Great Valley Conference Center; 5:30-9:15pm.  For details, see https://www.mainlinehealth.org/specialties/trauma/trauma-symposium.   November 8: Schwartz Center Rounds Potter, noon-1pm … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Lankenau Medical Center

October 31: Surgery Grand Rounds Update on Perioperative CHF, Arrhythmias and Cardiovascular Risk Stratification, Chris Droogan, DO; Room 101 A&B, 7:30-8:30am   November 1: The Clotting Conference Thrombophilia – State of the Art, Annenberg Auditorium, 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Register … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Bryn Mawr Hospital

    November 2: Medicine Grand Rounds Annual Funk Lecture, Pennypacker, 8-9am   November 2: Morbidity & Mortality Conference Pennypacker, 8-9am   November 7: Departmental Collaboration Conference Medical Marijiuana: The Good, The Bad, The Unknown and The Future, Brooke Worster, … Continue reading

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Best read of the week

  The secret to higher inpatient satisfaction: ‘BATHE’ Advisory Board: When providers spent a few minutes asking hospital patients about their overall wellbeing—in addition to routine questions about medical symptoms—patients reported significantly higher satisfaction scores, according to a new study … Continue reading

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New appointments in Department of Psychiatry at BMH

  By Stephen M. Mechanick, MD, chair, MLH Department of Psychiatry   Marc Burock, MD, and Michael Cohen, MD, have received new appointments within the Department of Psychiatry at Bryn Mawr Hospital.   Dr. Burock has been appointed medical director … Continue reading

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IT Network Core System Outage planned for October 22 is postponed

  By Brett Walker, project manager, IT, and Deb Laumer, director, Clinical Informatics   The planned IT Network Core System Outage scheduled for October 22 has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for a date in November. At that time, a … Continue reading

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MLH explores potential Health Center in King of Prussia

  By Jack Lynch, MLH president and CEO   Main Line Health is exploring the potential of an outpatient health center in the Village of Valley Forge, a new town center development in King of Prussia. In the next few … Continue reading

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New cancer treatment developed by LIMR scientists inhibits tumor growth and boosts anti-tumor immune response

    Cancer researchers at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) have developed a novel treatment that inhibits the growth of malignant tumors and activates an immune response to those tumors.   LIMR Professor Susan Gilmour, PhD, and her … Continue reading

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Researcher at LIMR awarded NIH grant to discover new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recognized the groundbreaking research of Melvin Reichman, PhD, a principal investigator at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR) by awarding him grant funding for his work on potential treatments for … Continue reading

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