Tag Archives: Surgery

System-wide Surgical Grand Rounds held monthly on third Tuesdays

  Submitted by Michele Corkery, manager, Annenberg Conference Center   On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, the Department of Surgery conducted its inaugural System-wide Grand Rounds.  The conference was held at Lankenau Medical Center and videoconferenced to Bryn Mawr, Paoli and … Continue reading

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MLH launches System Surgical Grand Rounds

  Submitted by Laura Gray, manager, Surgical Services   We are very pleased to announce, as an initiative of our Surgical CEW – Communications and Engagement, a System Surgical Grand Rounds Program. We will hold these meetings eight times per … Continue reading

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Lankenau Medical Center to host International Colorectal Cancer Conference on September 10

On September 10, Lankenau Medical Center’s Chief of Colorectal Surgery, John H. Marks, MD, will welcome experts from across the globe that specialize in contemporary rectal cancer treatment, as LMC plays host to the 2015 Multidisciplinary International Rectal Cancer Society’s … Continue reading

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CEW Update: Surgical Services

  Submitted by Laura Gray, Manager, Surgical Services   July Surgical Services CEW Update – All work groups have organized for meetings, and projects are underway.   This week’s highlight focuses on Adverse Event Review & Risk Mitigation workgroup: Change … Continue reading

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Surgical Information System rollout reaches BMH on July 28

  Submitted by Debra Laumer, director, Clinical Informatics   On Tuesday, July 28, the Surgical Information System (SIS) is going “live” at Bryn Mawr Hospital in the Main ORs and Surgicenter for anesthesia and peri-operative nursing documentation.   SIS has … 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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Surgical Services launches Clinical Environment Workgroup

Submitted by Patrick Ross, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery   The Surgical Services Clinical Environment Workgroup held a kickoff event June 29, 2015, at the Annenberg Center.   The composition of this group crosses disciplines, specialties and campuses. LMC Vice … Continue reading

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Dr. Ross named Secretary General of IPA

  Patrick Ross, Jr., MD, PhD, chairman of the Department of Surgery, MLH, was named secretary general of the International Photodynamic Association (IPA) at its World Congress Meeting in Rio de Janeiro.   The IPA focuses on the development of … Continue reading

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Procedural Alert for cardiac arrest in OR to be implemented in May

  Submitted by Robert Day MD, Chair, Main Line Health Anesthesia Department   Cardiac arrest during surgery is a rare but difficult event.  The Anesthesia Quality Institute, which is in charge of collecting anesthesia quality data in the United States, … Continue reading

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LMC to host art exhibit in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  Lankenau Medical Center will host Two Artists, One Vision: An Alliance Through Medicine and Art, an art exhibit recognizing Colorectal Awareness Month in March, on Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7pm at the Annenberg Center for Medical Education.   Featured artists … Continue reading

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