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Finding Future Physician Partners

  Main Line HealthCare has physician opportunities for a variety of different specialties.  Do you know someone who you would recommend?  Please take a moment and review our top positions and provide the link to a peer for more information. … 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 MLH IT department’s launch of a new self-service password reset service powered by ServiceNow. This service provides MLH employees with the ability to reset their … Continue reading

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Riddle Hospital Pro-Am Golf Tournament needs sponsors

  By John C. Munshower, D.O., FACSG, board certified Family Medicine & Geriatrics, MLHS- clinical operations leader, division chief, Riddle Hospital-Dept. Family Medicine – MLHS   Riddle Hospital Colleagues: As many of you know, the Riddle HealthCare Foundation hosts several … Continue reading

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Non-emergent ambulance transfers of admitted patients between hospitals must be pre-approved by Independence Blue Cross for their members.

  By Christine C. Stallkamp, MD FAAFP, System medical Ddirector, Revenue Integrity and Care Coordination   Effective 6/1/2019, IBC stated that they will require pre-certifications for any of their patients travelling between acute care hospitals for non-emergent needs. This means … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE!  Population Health Day 2019: Creating Connections

  Creating Connections, Conversations to Advance a Healthy Community for All, will be held on Friday October 18, 2019, 8am – 3pm at Lankenau Medical Center, Annenberg Conference Center. The program is a day of collaborative talks and roundtable discussions … Continue reading

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The diagnosis of malnutrition is under high scrutiny by Medicare

  By Christine C Stallkamp MD FAAFP, System medical director, Revenue Integrity and Care Coordination   The diagnosis of malnutrition is often made with support of the nutrition team, using a national guideline, called ASPEN criteria.  Once the diagnosis is … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking diagnostic test developed at LIMR receives FDA authorization

  For the first time a test that can aid in the detection of an infection in the synovial fluid surrounding a patient’s joint replacement has been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Synovasure Alpha Defensin … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Treatment trial for men with localized intermediate-risk prostate cancer

  By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR   June is Men’s Health Month, which makes this an ideal time to highlight clinical study #NRG GU005, a randomized phase III trial comparing stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to intensity-modulated radiation therapy … Continue reading

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Complete the 2019 AHRQ Pulse Survey

  By Jack Lynch, president and CEO, MLH   Colleagues, Main Line Health is conducting a very brief (4 question) survey to learn about your perception of power gradients within our System. As you know, the Power Gradient Reporting and … Continue reading

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Upcoming events

Upcoming events Researchers and clinicians:  To see upcoming educational seminars offered by the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, click here.

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