eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

eDocTalk: January 2013

A New Year’s resolution from Lewis Low, M.D.

We plan to build on activities begun in 2012 and to strengthen Legacy’s partnership with its physicians. Read more>>

Physicians highlight access, reports and patient experience at "dialogue dinners"

Legacy leadership is hearing directly from independent physicians at "Dinner & Dialogue" events. Read more>>

Physician-driven council setting Legacy’s neurosciences direction

NLC’s volunteer physicians represent all the major neurosciences entities and are providing strategic direction and coordination to Legacy-wide activities. Read more by Dr. Jeff Chen>>

Legacy can push ECGs to cardiologists’ iPhones

Legacy’s new LIFENET system enables emergency responders to securely transmit an electrocardiogram (ECG) to the nearest Legacy emergency department and then to cardiologists’ iPhones. Read more>>

Legacy Meridian Park now offers comprehensive cardiac care

Legacy Meridian Park is the only medical center in the South Metro area with 24/7 board-certified cardiac interventional coverage. Read more>>

Physician group recommends Epic Problem List guidelines

Guidelines seek to promote uniform use of the Epic Problem List, which is critical to keeping the patient record accurate, meaningful and up to date. Read more>>

Legacy Lab now rejecting repeat Clostridium difficile specimens

Laboratory Services is rejecting C. difficile test requests sent on formed stools or repeat testing within five days of the original test. Read more>>

New for you: Abbreviations in final diagnosis

It’s now ok to use abbreviations in the principal final diagnosis provided that the diagnosis is one that is an available choice in Epic. Read more>>

Tech notes: Strong passwords

Coming soon: Strong passwords -- those with eight characters and a combination of capital and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Read more>>

Just one question: Exercise

How many hours a week, on average, do you exercise? Answer here>>

Last month’s poll about WebMD results here>>

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