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RFID Go-Live for Main Line Health Begins January 13, 2020

After many months of planning Main Line Heath will begin using Stryker Surgi-Count Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the Operating Rooms, Labor and Delivery, and C-Section Rooms commencing January 13, 2020. This technology will take our sponge tracking process to … Continue reading

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LIMR innovation will be used to assist global efforts to further eradicate polio

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Antibodies cloned by a team at the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research (LIMR), the research division of Main Line Health, and colleagues recently were adopted globally as the standard batch quality-control test for Sabin … Continue reading

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MLK Day System Wide Celebration

Join us for service events and a live-stream broadcast celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To view the noontime flyer, click here.

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Remote Access Multi-Factor Authentication Upgrade Coming January 18th

Main Line Health Information Services will be upgrading our Multi-Factor Authentication process that is used to verify users who are attempting to remotely access our systems. Multi-factor authentication sends a random 6-digit code to your registered mobile device when you remotely … Continue reading

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NRC Health: Ratings and Reviews on MLH.org

By Rick Mankin, MD, President, Main Line HealthCare Colleagues—I hope your New Year is off to a good start. The year of 2020 is one that will further put the tremendous expertise and service of our MLHC providers on the … Continue reading

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Important information regarding PAMA and outpatient radiology services

By Don Klingen, MD, CMIO Some of you may have already received communications from other regional health systems regarding the PAMA act and what’s needed to order outpatient radiology studies. The Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) introduced … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Study to determine if aspirin prevents breast cancer recurrence

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Can treatment with simple aspirin prevent breast cancer recurrence in patients with node-positive, HER2-negative, stage 2 or 3 breast cancer after chemotherapy, surgery and/or radiation therapy? That’s the question this trial seeks to answer. … Continue reading

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RFID Go-Live for Main Line Health Begins January 13, 2020

After many months of planning Main Line Heath will begin using Stryker Surgi-Count Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the Operating Rooms, Labor and Delivery, and C-Section Rooms commencing January 13, 2020. This technology will take our sponge tracking process to … Continue reading

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SBAR for Medical Staff Immunity

By Bindu Kumar MD, System Director, Employee Health and Safety Situation:  The MEC has approved the requirement that all members of the medical staff provide proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Varicella etc., in alignment with CDC guidance.  Having this … Continue reading

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Insertable monitors shown to detect atrial fibrillation more reliably than short-term strategies

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR An increasing variety of short-term cardiac monitoring techniques have been introduced in recent years, including skin patches, mobile outpatient devices and smartwatch apps. But can such strategies detect atrial fibrillation (AF) as reliably as … Continue reading

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