Tag Archives: OB/GYN

Announcement regarding Dr. Kuroki

  Submitted by Gary Perecko, Riddle Hospital president It is with deep appreciation and great admiration for Dr. Helen Kuroki, and her truly remarkable work, that I share with you her plans to leave Riddle Hospital and Main Line Health … Continue reading

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BMH Labor and Delivery access is now through Warden Lobby

  As a result of construction of the new patient pavilion, Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Labor and Delivery entrance on Lindsay Avenue closed this week. Patients in labor should now access Labor and Delivery from the Warden Lobby main entrance on … Continue reading

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MLH acute care hospitals receive Blue Distinction Center designation for Maternity Care

  In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, cost-efficient maternity care, Independence Blue Cross announced that all four of Main Line Health’s acute care hospitals (Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle … Continue reading

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Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lifecycle WomanCare (formerly known as The Birth Center) Announce New Relationship

Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lifecycle WomanCare, formerly known as The Birth Center, are proud to announce their new collaborative relationship to provide high quality and family-focused health care to pregnant and postpartum families throughout the Main Line community and beyond. … Continue reading

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Time Outs now include fire safety

  Submitted by Patrick Ross, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery   Operating Room and OB staff throughout Main Line Health will now be incorporating a Fire Risk Assessment in the Time Out process to promote fire safety and decrease risks … Continue reading

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Dr. Roberts announces plans to step down as OB/GYN System Chair

  Nancy Roberts, MD, System Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has announced plans to step down as Chair.     Dr. Roberts has been the System Chair since 1997 and, prior to that, was Chairman at Lankenau for two years.  In … Continue reading

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LMC offers telemetry monitoring for postpartum patients

  Submitted by Maribel Hernandez, MD, cardiologist, Lankenau Medical Center   Last May, Lankenau Medical Center established patient beds for cardiac telemetry monitoring in the postpartum unit (3 East).  Previously, we would have to admit postpartum patients who either had arrhythmias, … Continue reading

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Down syndrome information now must accompany Down syndrome diagnosis

  Submitted by Kelly Henry, MS, RHIT, Director, Performance Improvement and Regulatory Affairs   Pennsylvania has recently joined a growing number of states requiring that a Down syndrome diagnosis for new or expectant parent(s) be accompanied by useful, accurate information … Continue reading

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Ebola update and Occ Health guidelines

Submitted by Mark Ingerman, MD, Medical Director of Infection Prevention   The Viral Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak of Ebola continues to be a worldwide concern regarding the spread of this infectious disease beyond the four “at risk” countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, … Continue reading

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New MLH policy provides guidelines for Care of the Pregnant Patient

Submitted by Steven Gamburg, MD, System Chair, Emergency Medicine; Nancy Roberts, MD, System Chair, Obstetrics/Gynecology; Jonathan Stallkamp, MD, System Section Chief, Hospital Medical Services   A new policy, Clinical Guideline: Care of the Pregnant Patient, coordinates care of the pregnant … Continue reading

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