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STEEEP Huddle: S for Safe

This week’s STEEEP Huddle, Contributed by Jeff Bryers, System director, Enterprise Applications, will discuss the important procedures for Epic users, during the upgrade on October 13. Epic users are advised to review the PowerPoint presentations about the upgrade, by visiting … Continue reading

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LHI Live Cases Broadcast to San Francisco TCT meeting

By: William Gray, MD, System Chief of Cardiovascular Diseases for Main Line Health, and President of Lankenau Heart Institute This past Saturday (Sept. 28), Lankenau Heart Institute/Main Line Health joined a very select group of 14 other institutions from around … 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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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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IV acyclovir drug shortage – Adding ID consult to order approval

Situation:  Injectable Acyclovir is on national drug shortage due to unavailable raw supply causing manufacturing delays.  The shortage is anticipated to last until early 2020 and conservations measures are needed to preserve supply. Background: At the present time, IV Acyclovir … Continue reading

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Physicians respond promptly to atrial fibrillation detected by insertable monitors, study finds

Insertable cardiac monitoring to detect atrial fibrillation (AF) guides both immediate and long-term clinical management of patients at high risk for stroke, according to recently released results of the multicenter REVEAL AF clinical study in which Main Line Health participated … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Treatment trial for certain patients diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Researchers are comparing comprehensive radiotherapy (radiation to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes) to standard breast radiation in treating patients with early-stage breast cancer. Study #NSABP B-51/RTOG 1304 is a randomized phase III … 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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Best Reads of the week

Additional news media reports on MLH physicians and the health care industry, excerpted from MLH’s daily Morning News Report: MLH in the News Philadelphia Tribune: Shelly Buck has been appointed the new president of Riddle Hospital.   Regional Health News … Continue reading

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