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   8 hospitals closed so far this year — here’s why Becker’s Hospital Review: From reimbursement landscape challenges to dwindling patient volumes, many factors lead hospitals to close. Additional news media reports on MLH physicians and the health care industry, … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle:  P for Patient Centered

This week’s STEEEP Huddle – contributed by Pat Vassell, director of nursing, Riddle Hospital, focuses on renovations to The Birthplace at Riddle Hospital. MLH continues to invest in Systemwide facility renovations and upgrades to improve upon the environments in which … Continue reading

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Welcoming DVACO’s new Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mark Angelo

By Katherine Schneider, MD, DVACO president Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) is fortunate to have Mark Angelo, MD joining us as chief medical officer and his timing could not be better. With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (“CMS”) … Continue reading

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SBAR: Therapeutic Duplication Hierarchy

By James R. Gengaro, DO, regional VP, Medical Affairs, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital   SITUATION: To address the recent Requirement for Improvement (RFI) from the Joint Commission (TJC) at Paoli Hospital for therapeutic duplicate medications ordered for patients, and … Continue reading

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  Patients can get paid to shop for health care. But there are challenges Boston Globe: When he goes to the doctor for his annual checkup, Andy Vachon can easily get his blood drawn and checked right there. But he … Continue reading

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Nuts & Bolts of Psychiatry scheduled for May 14

  The next Nuts & Bolts of Psychiatry will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 5-8pm in the LMC Auditorium. This program is designed to provide up-to-date outpatient management skills for patients with psychiatric disorders including anxiety, depression, adult ADHD, … Continue reading

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STEEEP Huddle:  E for Equitable

  This week’s STEEEP Huddle – contributed by Barry Mann, MD, chief academic officer and Chinwe Onyekere, System director, Health Equity and Graduate Medical Education, focuses on Main Line Health’s annual Disparities Colloquium. As part of the Diversity, Respect and … Continue reading

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SBAR:  Locations of Death Certificate Bins for Signature Changing effective April 15

By Jonathan Stallkamp, MD, regional VP, Medical Affairs, BMH & LMC, and James R. Gengaro, DO, regional VP, Medical Affairs, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital SITUATION: The Death Certificate Bins that are currently housed at each campus’ ED Registration will … Continue reading

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5 most challenging Joint Commission requirements for hospitals in 2018 Becker’s Hospital Review: The Joint Commission listed the maintenance of fire protection systems as the requirement most often identified as “not compliant” during surveys and reviews at hospitals in 2018. … Continue reading

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MLH represented at NAHSE event recognizing Women’s History Month

By Shonalie Roberts, program administrator, MSA Program & Health Equity In recognition of Women’s History Month, numerous MLH employees attended a recent National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) event, Resilient Bold and Forceful Women in Healthcare, on March 30 … Continue reading

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