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  Pa. Health System Trains Staff on Care for LGBTQ Patients NBC10: Mainline Health is introducing a new service for LGBTQ patients. The hospital is in the process of training 11,000 staff members in order to give LGBTQ patients the … Continue reading

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Finding Future Physician Partners

  Main Line HealthCare has physician opportunities for a variety of different specialties.  Do you know someone who you would recommend?  Please take a moment and review our top positions and provide the link to a peer for more information. … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle:  E for Efficient

  This week’s STEEEP Huddle, contributed by Steve Czapla, System director, IT Customer Support, focuses on the MLH IT department’s launch of a new self-service password reset service powered by ServiceNow. This service provides MLH employees with the ability to reset their … Continue reading

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Non-emergent ambulance transfers of admitted patients between hospitals must be pre-approved by Independence Blue Cross for their members.

  By Christine C. Stallkamp, MD FAAFP, System medical Ddirector, Revenue Integrity and Care Coordination   Effective 6/1/2019, IBC stated that they will require pre-certifications for any of their patients travelling between acute care hospitals for non-emergent needs. This means … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE!  Population Health Day 2019: Creating Connections

  Creating Connections, Conversations to Advance a Healthy Community for All, will be held on Friday October 18, 2019, 8am – 3pm at Lankenau Medical Center, Annenberg Conference Center. The program is a day of collaborative talks and roundtable discussions … Continue reading

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The diagnosis of malnutrition is under high scrutiny by Medicare

  By Christine C Stallkamp MD FAAFP, System medical director, Revenue Integrity and Care Coordination   The diagnosis of malnutrition is often made with support of the nutrition team, using a national guideline, called ASPEN criteria.  Once the diagnosis is … Continue reading

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Complete the 2019 AHRQ Pulse Survey

  By Jack Lynch, president and CEO, MLH   Colleagues, Main Line Health is conducting a very brief (4 question) survey to learn about your perception of power gradients within our System. As you know, the Power Gradient Reporting and … Continue reading

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Upcoming events

Upcoming events Researchers and clinicians:  To see upcoming educational seminars offered by the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, click here.

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Best read of the week

  The Business of Health Care Depends on Exploiting Doctors and Nurses The New York Times: One resource seems infinite and free: the professionalism of caregivers. Additional news media reports on MLH physicians and the health care industry, excerpted from … Continue reading

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MLH SmokeFREE session coming this summer

  Main Line Health employees who are trying to quit smoking are invited to attend the next SmokeFREE, a free six-session smoking cessation program. Participants may be eligible to receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum or lozenge) or Chantix … Continue reading

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