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Riddle Hospital President Gary Perecko set to retire in July

By Jack Lynch, president and CEO, MLH Dear Colleagues: After ten years of remarkable service to Main Line Health, it is with bittersweet emotions that I announce Gary Perecko’s plan to retire from his role of President of Riddle Hospital … Continue reading

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MLH uses hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy on ovarian cancer patient

  On October 30, Lankenau Medical Center performed the first hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer at Main Line Health.  A patient of Dr. Brian Wojciechowski at Riddle Hospital was optimally resected and received two hours of high temperature chemotherapy … Continue reading

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Announcing MLH’s newly appointed medical directors for Emergency Management and Riddle EMS

By Barbara Wadsworth, SVP, chief nursing officer Dr. Joseph Bushra – System medical director, Emergency Management, MLH It is our pleasure to announce Joe Bushra, MD, as the new System medical director for Emergency Management for Main Line Health. Dr. … Continue reading

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Riddle Hospital’s Main Lobby dedicated and renamed

On June 21, the Main Lobby at Riddle Hospital was renamed the “Gribbel Lobby” and was dedicated in the name of John Bancker Gribbel, who passed away in 1947 at the age of 63. Gribbel and his family gifted an … Continue reading

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SBAR: Autopsy process change at Riddle Hospital

By Daphnée Theodore, project manager, Quality/Regulatory, Riddle Hospital Situation: Autopsy process change at Riddle Hospital Background: Autopsy cases used to be sent to Drexel University/Hahnemann and families were instructed to follow up with the body retrieval accordingly Assessment: Effective March 2018, … Continue reading

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Riddle performs first surgery using da Vinci XTM robotic surgery system

Riddle Hospital performed its first case using the new da Vinci XTM robotic surgery system, the first in the Delaware Valley. This latest model provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. Surgeons at Riddle … Continue reading

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MLH salutes physicians on Doctor’s Day

Across the System, MLH physicians were recognized for their tireless efforts on behalf of our patients. (Top photo) On March 29, Paoli Hospital hosted a breakfast to mark Doctor’s Day 2018.  More than 30 physicians were in attendance.  Enjoying breakfast … Continue reading

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In memoriam: William E. Davis, MD

By Rebecca Dawson, medical staff assistant, MLH Medical Staff Office, Riddle Hospital William E. K. Davis, MD, of Paoli, passed away on December 24 at Paoli Hospital at the age of 77. Dr. Davis practiced Urology in Delaware County for 35 … Continue reading

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Riddle Hospital participates in R-SCAN Pilot Program to improve communication between referrers and specialists

By Dr. Ashima Lall MD and Diane Curran Riddle Hospital participated in the R-SCAN Pilot Program, an American College of Radiology (ACR) collaborative project sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation , a division of CMS, Transforming Clinical … Continue reading

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Riddle Hospital ushers in a new frontier of minimally invasive surgery

On December 6, Riddle Hospital ushered in a new frontier of minimally invasive surgery when it debuted its new da Vinci X robotic surgery system during an Open House celebration. Riddle Hospital medical staff was on hand to share insights … Continue reading

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