Category Archives: Clinician News

Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Heart Institute, participates in landmark study using sonic pressure waves to treat heart artery blockages 

  Bryn Mawr Hospital is the first in the region to participate in a new clinical trial investigating a novel treatment option for those suffering from an advanced form of coronary artery disease (CAD) in which the plaque blockage also … Continue reading

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Temporary changes to pedestrian/vehicle traffic flow and parking at Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square

By Karen Fritz, assistant marketing manager Starting Tuesday, April 23, and continuing into July 2019, the parking lot across from the Canopy main entrance at the Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square will be temporarily closed off for construction.  Parking … Continue reading

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LabLink newsletter now available for viewing

  Click here to view the Spring 2019 issue of LabLink, the newsletter of Main Line Health Laboratories.  

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Best read of the week

   8 hospitals closed so far this year — here’s why Becker’s Hospital Review: From reimbursement landscape challenges to dwindling patient volumes, many factors lead hospitals to close. Additional news media reports on MLH physicians and the health care industry, … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle:  P for Patient Centered

This week’s STEEEP Huddle – contributed by Pat Vassell, director of nursing, Riddle Hospital, focuses on renovations to The Birthplace at Riddle Hospital. MLH continues to invest in Systemwide facility renovations and upgrades to improve upon the environments in which … Continue reading

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Welcoming DVACO’s new Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mark Angelo

By Katherine Schneider, MD, DVACO president Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) is fortunate to have Mark Angelo, MD joining us as chief medical officer and his timing could not be better. With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (“CMS”) … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Interventional study for patients diagnosed with moderate or severe peripheral artery disease

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR The Shockwave Disrupt PAD III trial is underway at Bryn Mawr Hospital, with Sarang Mangalmurti, MD, (right) serving as principal investigator and Lynn Sher, MBA, as clinical research coordinator. Main Line Health has enrolled more … Continue reading

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SBAR: Therapeutic Duplication Hierarchy

By James R. Gengaro, DO, regional VP, Medical Affairs, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital   SITUATION: To address the recent Requirement for Improvement (RFI) from the Joint Commission (TJC) at Paoli Hospital for therapeutic duplicate medications ordered for patients, and … Continue reading

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Best read of the week

  Patients can get paid to shop for health care. But there are challenges Boston Globe: When he goes to the doctor for his annual checkup, Andy Vachon can easily get his blood drawn and checked right there. But he … Continue reading

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MLHC updates

 By Karen Fritz, assistant marketing manager, MLH  Main Line HealthCare Welcomes:  Cynthia LaCapra, MD MLHC Primary Care in Delaware County – 484.573.5116 (Seeing patients in both Springfield & Drexel Hill offices)   Lauren Martin, CRNP MLHC Family Medicine in Bryn … Continue reading

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