eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

August 2013

From Lewis Low, M.D. — Transforming care: From words to action

Ask Dr. George Brown a question about what it means for you, and check out what Legacy is doing to transform itself. Read more>>

Physicians to advise on new Legacy Health Partners arrangement

Independent physicians face greater quality and business pressures each day. Legacy has formed a work group to advise it on developing a new partnership. Read more>>

Legacy joins with Regence on accountable care initiative

Leading care transformation: Partnership emphasizes quality and total cost of care, representing new opportunities for Legacy, our physicians and our community. Read more>>

Randall Children's Hospital offers critical care consulting to Bend hospital

Legacy Telehealth brings services to patients around the region and exemplifies how our partnership with independent physicians can provide better care. Read more>>

Remembrance: Charles M. Grossman, M.D.

​World-known activist physician, 60-year member of the Legacy and Portland medical community, dies. Read more by Stephen Jones, M.D.>>

Grant received to investigate benefits of healing gardens

​Legacy Health has received a half-million dollar grant to study the therapeutic benefits of healing gardens and to install a new therapeutic terrace garden at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Read more>>

Legacy to double lab capacity with new building

A new central lab building will better serve physicians and other clients by consolidating locations, increasing workflow efficiencies and decreasing the amount of transport time for specimens, people, supplies and equipment. Read more>> 

M.D. reports duplicate dose error; PSA drives essential change

Physicians can expect action when filing a PSA. Legacy uses Patient Safety Alert to make fundamental changes. Read more>>

Tech note: Acetaminophen combo product changes

FDA limits acetaminophen dosages in prescription combination products; Legacy hospitals are no longer stocking prescription combination medications with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit. Read more>>

Save the date: October Pediatric Conference

Save the date — Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 — for the 2013 Current Topics in Pediatrics Conference, presented by Legacy Health and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel.

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