Author Archives: Mike Martin

Survey for Paoli Hospital medical staff

  By Deb Laumer, Director, Clinical Informatics   As you know, Pennsylvania recently enacted the CARE (caregiver advise, record, enable) Act, to improve caregiver involvement in care coordination and discharge planning.  Some studies have shown that if we involve patients’ … Continue reading

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Recent court decision impacting informed consent process

  By Andy Norton, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer   The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Shinal v. Toms case significantly impacts the informed consent process in Pennsylvania. The case involved an allegation that the operating surgeon … Continue reading

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Our hearts are with Texas: how you can help

  By Jack Lynch, MLH President and CEO   Over the past two days, we have received many inquiries from team members asking how we can join together as a MLH community to support those suffering in the devastating wake … Continue reading

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2017-2018 MLH Medical Staff Meetings

  By Marie VanBuskirk, System Director, Medical Staff Services   Below is the 2017-2018 schedule of the Semi-Annual Campus Medical Staff Meetings.  Please mark your calendars.   Attendance at 50% (1) Hospital Staff meeting per year is required for Active Staff … Continue reading

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Systems science can help public health officials make decisions

  By Donna Loyle, Communications Specialist, LIMR   Norma Padron, PhD, Associate Director of MLH Center for Population Health Research (CPHR) at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research and Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health, co-authored a recently published manuscript … Continue reading

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This week’s STEEEP Huddle: E for Equitable – Population Health Research

  This week’s STEEEP Huddle — submitted by Norma Padron, PhD, Associate Director, MLH Center for Population Health Research at LIMR, and Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health — discusses how research conducted at the MLH Population Health Research Center will help … Continue reading

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Welcome reception for Joseph M. Gobern, MD

  By Andy Norton, MD, SVP and Chief Medical Officer   Please join us at a reception to welcome Joseph M. Gobern, MD, BMA, FACOG, System Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The reception will … Continue reading

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August 2017 issue of Inside PIVOT now available

  By LaVonne Akinwumiju, Epic Communications Consultant   The August issue of the Inside PIVOT newsletter highlights upcoming Epic training taking place September 2017 through March 2018, IT’s deployment of new devices across the System to support the launch and results … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Bryn Mawr Hospital

  September 5: Departmental Collaboration Conference BIA-ALCL: A New Type of Breast Cancer, Ronald Lohner, MD, Pennypacker, noon-1pm   September 7: Medicine Grand Rounds The Disease Concept of Addiction; Pennypacker, 8-9am   September 14: Medicine Grand Rounds Advances in Wound … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Lankenau Medical Center

  September 5: Surgery Grand Rounds The Mysterious World of Craniofacial Surgery, Jing Li, MD; Room 101 A&B, 7:30-8:30am   September 8: Medicine Grand Rounds Thrombotic Microangiopathies, James George, MD; Auditorium, 8-9am   September 9: MLH Wound Healing & Hyperbaric … Continue reading

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