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2019-2020 MLH Medical Staff Meetings

Attendance at 50% (1) Hospital Staff meeting per Calendar Year is required for Active Staff members by the MLH Medical Staff Bylaws. You may attend any ONE of the following meetings, at the hospital of your choice, whether that hospital … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the 2020 Women’s PGA Championship

Main Line Health has been asked to provide medical care during the 2020 Women’s PGA Golf Championship at Aronimink Country Club, and medical personnel are needed to volunteer. Volunteers would need to be present on the following dates: June 23, … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: E for Efficient

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Steve Czapla, System director, IT Customer Support focuses on the self-service password reset service powered by ServiceNow provides MLH employees with the ability to reset their own network password easily and securely from their … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Treatment trial for patients diagnosed certain types of breast cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Researchers seek patients diagnosed with node-positive or high-risk node negative triple negative invasive breast cancer for a randomized phase III treatment trial. There are two treatment arms. All study participants receive the medications doxorubicin … Continue reading

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Abstract Competition for Fellows and Residents

The Sharpe-Strumia Research Foundation is calling all Fellows and Residents to participate in an Abstract Competition, which will be held on Thursday, October 10 in the Pennypacker auditorium at BMH. All submitters will receive an Amazon gift card and monetary … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Population Health Day 2019 – Creating Connections: Conversations to Advance a Healthy Community for All

October 18, 2019 The focus of this one-day workshop is to define important areas for research and collaboration to address patient health care needs. The day will include presentations from population health researchers and others, as well as roundtables to … Continue reading

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Physician Burnout Survey

From Walter Klein MD, on behalf of The Physician Wellness Committee The incidence of physician burnout has worrisomely increased over the last decade and is now a hot topic of conversation. However, the rates reported vary greatly and likely are … Continue reading

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Main Line Health brings cutting edge digital PET/CT to Newtown Square

By Marchello Barbarisi, MD PET-CT has come to occupy a preeminent role in imaging of oncologic patients. It has clearly been demonstrated to be superior to CT or PET alone in staging and restaging of most cancers. [i]  Additionally, the … Continue reading

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Best read of the week

Doctors don’t always know what patients will owe for meds AP News: Unexpected costs contribute to the estimated 20 to 30 percent of prescriptions that are never filled, which can lead to health problems from untreated medical conditions. Additional news … Continue reading

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2019-2020 MLH Medical Staff Meetings

Attendance at 50% (1) Hospital Staff meeting per Calendar Year is required for Active Staff members by the MLH Medical Staff Bylaws. You may attend any ONE of the following meetings, at the hospital of your choice, whether that hospital … Continue reading

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