Category Archives: Clinician News

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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CMS says it wants to cut paperwork. Providers have ideas. Healthcare Dive: CMS says it wants to cut red tape, and players across the healthcare industry are weighing in with a plethora of suggestions. The agency received roughly 440 comments … 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 to … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: P for Patient-Centered.

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Maureen A. Hennessey, Ed.D., manager, Community Health and Equity, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and chair, Montgomery County Immunization Coalition (MCIC), focuses on National Immunization Awareness Month (August). Main Line Health strives to ensure the health … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Treatment trial for patients diagnosed with atherosclerosis in a leg

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Researchers seek patients who’ve been diagnosed with severe claudication or critical ischemia to a lower limb for a randomized study to determine the appropriate dosage of the FDA-approved medication Torisel® (temsirolimus). The research objective … Continue reading

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Coalition of Regional Academic Health Organizations wins bid for Hahnemann Residency Program

Six mission-driven, nonprofit academic health organizations across Greater Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley won a collective bid for the physician residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital. The move ensures access to patient care services—especially for the underserved—and stabilizes the education … Continue reading

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Physician burnout lessens when patients’ social needs are met, study finds Becker’s Hospital Review: Physicians who feel their clinic can address patients’ unmet social needs are less likely to be burned out, according to a study published earlier this year … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: E for Equitable

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Karen Fitzpatrick-Smith, manager, Organizational Development, HR, focuses on communicating respectfully in a diverse workforce and community. Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Learning Experience has been a course offered at Main Line Health to leaders and … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Radiotherapy trial for patients with certain types of breast cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Tailor RT is a multicenter, randomized, non-inferiority phase III trial evaluating outcomes among certain breast cancer patients treated with regional radiotherapy (RT), that is, RT to regional nodes following breast-conserving surgery (BCS) or RT … Continue reading

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Lab Link – Summer 2019

The latest issue of the Lab Link newsletter includes stories on: MLH Labs’ HAP award; Babesiosis; and Driving down pre-analytical errors. Lab Link Summer 2019

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