eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

July 2014

Our achievements are just the beginning 

I recently attended college graduations for my two children (it’s hard to still refer to them as that). I was struck by how their next steps and anxiety about the future are similar in some ways to my own. Their next steps – like mine and Legacy’s – will build on a successful foundation of hard work and accomplishments. Read more>>

Survey says: confidence in leadership is improving

Just-released medical staff survey results show promising improvements from two years ago, but room for improvement in a couple of key areas. Read more>>

Get Lean with Legacy

Legacy is stepping up its implementation of the Lean quality improvement process. Learn what to expect in our hospitals and how to implement this in your practice, too.  Read more>>

Randall Children’s Hospital and medical staff collaborate with pediatric clinic in Bend

An innovative partnership allows Legacy and the medical staff to expand services while working with Central Oregon physicians to keep specialty care close to home for pediatric patients. Read more>>

MyHealth updated for patients this month

New this month, patients using the MyHealth patient portal can transmit their health summary electronically to Meaningful Use physicians. Read more>>

Pressure ulcers are a significant health concern

Documentation of pressure ulcers when your patient is admitted is an important patient safety guideline. For a few important tips, read more>> 

Documentation counts even after discharge

Legacy encourages you to follow industry guidelines and report pathological findings in the patient record, even if it’s post-discharge. Read more>>

Legacy issues guidelines on electromechanical morcellation

Legacy’s gynecologic surgeons have created guidelines and common standards on electromechanical morcellation to help guide patients. Read more>> 

New leaders highlight expertise of Legacy programs

Several recent medical director announcements further solidify clinical expertise and leadership opportunities for both independent and Legacy Medical Group physicians at Legacy Health. Read more>>

Dates to note

  • Enhanced Health with Plant-Based Nutrition
  • Thorny Issues in Ophthalmology  Read more>>

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