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ACTION REQUIRED: Survey for Epic End Users

By Don Klingen, MD, CMIO and Jeff Bryers, System Director, Enterprise Applications Epic end users, We are preparing for Epic’s third and final post-launch visit. Prior to their other visits, we distributed surveys to help gauge productivity and ease of … Continue reading

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William Gray, MD, presents at VIVA 2018 meeting in Las Vegas

In patients with long atherosclerotic femoropopliteal lesions, the Eluvia paclitaxel-eluting stent is expected to be a popular option for endovascular operators (physicians) in the U.S. Data on how patients with long lesions fared is of considerable value. Coming on the … Continue reading

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C-DIFF and UA with Reflex – New Processes

By Pradeep K. Bhagat, MD, System Chairman, Department of Pathology New process regarding Clostridium difficile (C. diff) on inpatients at MLHS (this does not pertain to outpatients or emergency room patients) Effective November 13th, 2018, the following process will be … Continue reading

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Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization recipient of the National Association of ACOs Innovation Award

The Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) has been presented with an Innovation Award by the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) for post-acute strategy. The award recognizes accountable care organizations that develop innovative ways to help with every day struggles. … Continue reading

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MLH Honors Those Who Have Served Our Country

By Jack Lynch,  president and CEO, MLH Dear Colleagues- Sunday, November 11 marks Veterans Day, when we pay tribute to the brave men and women who have served in uniform and fought to keep the people of our country and … Continue reading

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Patient Experience Week: July 30-August 3

By Cathy Harmer, System Director of Patient Experience “Patients and families first, always, every time” is the foundation of how we care for our patients and their loved ones at Main Line Health. All staff, clinical and non-clinical, take on … Continue reading

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Epic Updates from 7/16 Medical Executive Committee Meeting

By Don Klingen, MD, CMIO, Main Line Health Following are provider-related Epic updates that were shared with the Medical Executive Committee on July 16. Provider support For help with Epic, continue to call 484.596.EPIC (3742) and choose option “8.” We … Continue reading

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Reliability in Healthcare: Consistency is key

By Sharon M. DiRienzo RN, MSN, CPHRM, CPPS, System Director, Patient Safety and Quality Achieving clinical excellence requires consistent performance with a goal of zero defects. One method used at Main Line Health to measure reliability at both the system … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Observational Study for Those Diagnosed with APL

By Donna Loyle, communication specialist, LIMR In this clinical trial, researchers are studying how effective is a patient care strategy, which includes the use of simplified care guidelines and expert support,  in decreasing early death in patients who have been … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: Special Edition: AHRQ Study

This week’s STEEEP Huddle submitted by Jack Lynch, president & CEO, and Barbara Wadsworth, SVP and CNO, Main Line Health — focuses on Main Line Health’s AHRQ Survey. The survey is a valuable tool to obtain your feedback on the … Continue reading

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