eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

March 2013

From Lewis Low, M.D.: Legacy's strategic plan? 

“What is Legacy’s strategic plan?” That’s the question I am most often asked when I meet with you. Read more>>

PCPs to get new and improved ED visit documentation

Primary care providers will soon be receiving a new and improved Legacy Health “ED to PCP” patient communication document. Implementation is set for late March. Read more >>

Legacy pursuing new strategies with health insurers

Legacy Health has a number of new relationships with insurers that should help it build volume and provide more accountable, higher-value care. Read more by Legacy SVP Trent Green >>

Legacy Good Samaritan leads U.S. in new improvements

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center will be the first hospital in North America to adopt "The Productive Operating Theatre” (TPOT), a new internationally-used health care improvement program. Read more >>

Attention Legacy Alumni: Plan to attend the first-ever Resident Homecoming Reunion

Alumni are invited to the Legacy Health Internal Medicine Residency Program's Homecoming Reunion. Read more>>

Join Dr. Brown for May 18 Heart & Stroke Walk

Legacy Health CEO George J. Brown, M.D., is chairing the American Heart Association’s 2013 Greater Portland & SW Washington Heart & Stroke Walk. Physicians are encouraged to participate and donate. Read more >>

Culture of patient safety – how are we doing?

Is Legacy Health making good progress in sustaining a culture of patient safety? Take our survey before March 27 to help us find out. Culture of patient safety survey >>

April pediatrics conference

Register now for the second annual conference Topics in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Thursday, April 11, at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland.

New for you: Streamlined medication lists in Epic

Streamlined options make Epic medication ordering easier. Read more>>

Tech notes: Change your password via Epic

Is your password $sTr0ng#! enough to protect confidential information? Get tips to create a strong password via Epic>>

Just one question: Where do you volunteer?

Do you do volunteer work at your child's school ... or at a local clinic ... on an international mission? Or somewhere else. Tell us where you volunteer and enter to win a $50 gift card. Take the poll>>

Find it!

MobileMed apps rankings are in. And the winner is…

Last month we asked you to rank the MobileMed apps that Legacy Health is considering. The winner is…Read more>>