Author Archives: Main Line Health

Upcoming events — Bryn Mawr Hospital – January 27, 2017

  February 2: Medicine Grand Rounds I am the Patient Experience, Catherine Harmer, System Director, Patient Experience, and Deborah Gondek, DO; Pennypacker, 8-9am   February 7: Departmental Collaboration Conference TBA; Pennypacker noon-1pm   February 9: Medicine Grand Rounds Population Health: … Continue reading

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In health care news this week

Selected news media reports on MLH and the health care industry, excerpted from MLH’s daily Morning News Report…   Main Line Health News…   Breast cancer density laws mean more tests, unclear benefit Density letters tell women to talk to … Continue reading

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New patent issued to LIMR professor for methods that may help prevent esophageal cancer

A new patent that outlines methods for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus by orally administered zinc was awarded by the U.S. Patent Office to James Mullin, PhD, professor at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR). Patients with Barrett’s esophagus, the … Continue reading

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SmartChart Provider Documentation at Paoli Hospital- Additional classes

by Robert Fried, MD, VPMA Paoli Hospital, Don Klingen, Medical Director and Interim CMIO and Debra Laumer, director Clinical Informatics   Over 80 additional providers at Paoli Hospital have been trained to use electronic documentation in SmartChart, beginning August 8th. … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to Combat Opioid/ Heroin Abuse: Available August 25th in SmartChart

The State of Pennsylvania has enacted an on-line prescription drug monitoring database to help physicians identify patients who may be abusing scheduled prescription medications: All providers who write for controlled substances are required by law to check the database for … Continue reading

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Zika advice for PCPs

Submitted by Mark Ingerman, MD, Chief Infectious Diseases and Chief, Infection Prevention and Control; Eileen Sherman, Director, Infection Prevention and Control; Kathleen Lucente, Lead Infection Preventionist   The attached message map includes updated Zika information with department of health and … Continue reading

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John Feehery, MD, appointed to The Riddle HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors

The Riddle HealthCare Foundation, part of Main Line Health (MLH), has elected John Feehery, MD, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Feehery is an otolaryngologist with Providence Ear, Nose and Throat Associates in Chester, PA. The Foundation provides a philanthropic … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Paoli Hospital – August 19, 2016

September 07: Medicine Grand Rounds Department of Medicine Business Meeting, Paoli Hospital – Potter Room, 12:00 noon – 1:00pm   September 08: Department of Family Practice Advances in Sleep Medicine – Brian Abaluck, MD; Division of Neurology, MLH, Paoli Hospital – Paoli Room, 12:00 noon … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Lankenau Medical Center – August 19, 2016

August 19: LMC Medicine Grand Rounds Beta Cell Classification of Diabetes: Implications for New Guidelines and Procedures of Care in DM Care, Lankenau Medical Center – Auditorium, 8am-9am   August 23: LMC Surgery Grand Rounds Trauma Topic, Lankenau Medical Center … Continue reading

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Upcoming events — Bryn Mawr Hospital – August 19, 2016

August 25: BMH Medicine Grand Rounds NO LECTURE – Summer Break, 8am-9am   September 01: BMH Medicine Grand Rounds NO LECTURE – Labor Day, 8am-9am   September 06: BMH Departmental Collaboration Conference Cellulitis and Mimickers – Toby Zachian, MD, Bryn … Continue reading

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