eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

April 2013

From Lewis Low, M.D.: Does one size fit all? We don't think so. 

It is not by chance that Legacy is actively employing a range of models and structures for partnering with physicians. Our tactics offer an alternative to "one-size-fits-all" approaches… Read more>>

Innovative Legacy - OHSU partnership combines outpatient cancer clinics

Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have signed a joint operating agreement for their community outpatient cancer clinics. Read more>>

Legacy Health and The Oregon Clinic create the Portland Parkinson's Program

In a new collaboration, Legacy Health and The Oregon Clinic are now offering a continuum of care for patients with Parkinson’s disease: the Portland Parkinson’s Program. Read more>>

Congestive heart failure model shows impact of new Legacy collaboration with physicians

Legacy Health is changing how it cares for congestive heart failure (CHF) patients. Read more>>

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center will serve Kaiser Permanente members

Legacy Health’s agreement with Kaiser Permanente Northwest is an example of the range of structural models Legacy is using. In its announcement, Kaiser Permanente recognized LSCMC as Washington’s leading hospital. Read more>>

Acclaim: Patients award Legacy physician medal of excellence

The American Association of Kidney Patients has honored William M. Bennett, M.D., with its 2013 Medal of Excellence Award. Read more>>

Health care transformation requires 3P’s, says Dr. George Brown

True health care transformation must move beyond transactions and acute care, says George J. Brown, M.D., Legacy Health president and chief executive officer. Read more >>

Here comes The Joint Commission: What you need to know

The Joint Commission will visit each Legacy Health site for a survey in 2013. Are you ready? See this checklist. Read more>>

Still time to register for Resident Reunion

Alumni are invited to the Legacy Health Internal Medicine Residency Program's Homecoming Reunion. Learn more, and click here to register.

Tech notes: VTE smart groups get smarter

Updated Epic order sets are making it easier to act on and prevent VTE. Read more>>

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Dr. Mike Wilson gets a $50 Amazon gift card for completing our February MobileMed apps ranking survey. Read more>>

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