Tag Archives: Family Practice

DVACO Primary Care Conference set for April 28

  Submitted by Danielle Temple, DVACO   The Delaware Valley ACO Spring Primary Care Conference, Best Primary Care Conference, will take place Thursday April 28 at the Philadelphia West Marriot in Conshohocken from 5-9pm. The DVACO sharing and learning summit … Continue reading

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DVACO Primary Care Conference set for April 28

  Submitted by Danielle Temple, DVACO   The Delaware Valley ACO Spring Primary Care Conference, Best Primary Care Conference, will take place Thursday April 28 at the Philadelphia West Marriot in Conshohocken from 5-9pm. The DVACO sharing and learning summit … Continue reading

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DVACO Primary Care Conference set for April 28

  Submitted by Danielle Temple, DVACO   The Delaware Valley ACO Spring Primary Care Conference, Best Primary Care Conference, will take place Thursday April 28 at the Philadelphia West Marriot in Conshohocken from 5-9pm. The DVACO sharing and learning summit … Continue reading

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PCPs to be notified of patients at high risk of readmission

Submitted by Grace Wummer, System director, Patient Care Coordination   On December 15, MLH launched a new capability that automatically notifies primary care practitioners when one of their patients has been admitted to or discharged from an MLH hospital and … Continue reading

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Obituaries

Carroll Weinberg, MD, passed away in December.  He was a Psychiatrist, a fixture at Lankenau Medical Center’s Medical Grand Rounds, and a member of the 1860 Club.   Information on the memorial service for Dr. Weinberg is noted below: Date: Sunday, January … Continue reading

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PCPs will now be notified of discharged patients at high risk of readmission

  Submitted by Grace Wummer, System Director, Patient Care Coordination   On December 15, MLH launched a new capability that automatically notifies primary care practitioners (PCPs) when one of their patients has been discharged from an MLH hospital and is … Continue reading

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5 primary care practices embed social workers

  By Patrick Dowling, director, MLH Outpatient Behavioral Health Services   As of August 3, five Main Line Health-affiliated primary care practices are being staffed with licensed clinical social workers.   The MLH social workers are adept at screening for … Continue reading

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July Spotlight – Primary Care: “Scrub the note”

  Submitted by Ernest Gillan, MD, Interim Chairman, Department of Family Practice   Family physicians have been asked to “scrub the progress note” for more specificity in their charting.  Several initiatives have been proposed to allow for more detailed diagnosis … Continue reading

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July Spotlight – Primary Care: Hierarchical Condition Coding (HCC) demonstrates the importance of coding specificity

  Submitted by Seth Rubin, MD, Medical Director for Quality and Practice Performance, Main Line HealthCare   The pending transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 has generated discussion about coding specificity, but how is it important?   Accurate coding is critical … Continue reading

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Main Line HealthCare welcomes…

  Submitted by Karen Fritz, Marketing, Main Line HealthCare   James D. Knox, Jr., MD Bryn Mawr Family Practice   Office: Main Line Health Center in Broomall 1991 Sproul Road, Suite 300 Broomall, PA  19008 610.325.1390  

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