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  Pregnant Woman’s Heart Attack Story Serves as a Wake Up Call NBC10: Nowadays heart disease is the No. 1 killer for men and women. Now researchers say pregnant women have newly discovered risk factors. School nurse Zakiyyah Morrison shares … Continue reading

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MLH supports heart month throughout February

Throughout the month of February, MLH is offering events in the community and on the MLH campuses to promote heart health. Click here to find more information about MLH’s calendar of events for February 2019. Don’t miss out on the … Continue reading

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MLH employee Flower Show discount tickets available

By Jennifer Myers, marketing As an exhibitor at the Philadelphia Flower Show, Main Line Health employees are eligible for discount tickets to the Philadelphia Flower Show. A special coupon code has been created for Main Line Health employees, valid through … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: E for Effective

This week’s STEEEP Huddle topic –contributed by Maria Flannery, division director, Physician Practice Management and Ambulatory Care – highlights the new online scheduling option for MLH urgent care locations. Continually finding new ways to better serve and meet the needs … Continue reading

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Clinical Trial of the Week: Interventional trial for patients diagnosed with peripheral artery disease

By Donna Loyle, communications specialist, LIMR Main Line Health is now a site for the TRANSCEND cardiovascular study. This prospective, multi-center, randomized, single-blind clinical trial is comparing the investigational SurVeil drug-coated balloon (DCB) with the FDA-approved IN.PACT Admiral DCB for … Continue reading

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MLH Hospitals named Best Hospitals for 2019 by Healthgrades

Congratulations to all four MLH acute care hospitals that made it to this year’s list of Healthgrades’ Best Hospitals for 2019. Lankenau Hospital was ranked among the top 50 hospitals nationwide. In addition, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle … Continue reading

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  Measles Outbreak Sends Vaccine Demand Soaring, Even Among The Hesitant Kaiser Health News: Demand for measles vaccine has surged in the Washington county where the highly contagious virus is linked to more than 50 confirmed illnesses this year — … Continue reading

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Syphillis laboratory test : An update

  By Pradeep K. Bhagat, MD, System chairman, Department of Pathology, MLH Effective February 25, Main Line Health laboratories will perform syphilis test utilizing reverse algorithm. Currently, in U.S. two diagnostic algorithms are used for serological diagnosis of syphilis-the traditional … Continue reading

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MEC minutes available for viewing

By William Ayers, MD, MLH medical staff president. In an effort to keep the MLH medical staff fully informed on issues concerning medical staff governance, this month we have begun publishing the past three months of MEC minutes on a … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle: E for Efficient

This week’s STEEEP Huddle topic – submitted by Karl Ahlswede, MD, medical director of Palliative Care, MLH, focuses on advance care planning, which defines patients’ health care goals and wishes. It requires answering important questions about quality of life, their health … Continue reading

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