eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

September 2013

From Lewis Low, M.D. — Top football programs adapt to stay in the lead

Try as I may, when I look at the upcoming football schedule of my beloved Cal Bears, I cannot find six wins. They have a ways to go before being able to join the ranks of the Pac-12 bowl perennials. Read more>>

Care transformation question? Ask George

George Brown, M.D., Legacy CEO, is still open to your questions about how transformation may impact you. Or any other question about Legacy’s direction and strategy. Email to QuestionForGeorge@lhs.org

Bring your patient’s information into your office

Legacy’s health information exchange technology makes it possible for different electronic health records to share data — in real time, right at the point of patient care. Read more>>

Legacy targeting April 2014 for ICD-10 use

Preparation is underway at Legacy to assist physicians and practices with ICD-10 transition and its significant impact. Read more>>

New for you:
Free flu shots for all medical staff and their staff, family, guests over age 16

Clinics to run Sept. 30–Oct. 3. Legacy is aiming for a 75 percent vaccination rate. Read more>>

Legacy outpatient infusion transitions to OHSU management

OHSU is now managing the outpatient infusion clinics at three Legacy sites. The change is part of the OHSU Knight–Legacy Health Cancer Collaborative. Read more>>

All Legacy Breast Health Centers now offer 3-D mammography

Legacy is currently the only health system in the Portland-Vancouver region to offer 3-D to all mammogram patients. Read more>>

Silky smooth brain implants may help stop progression of epilepsy

Legacy Research Institute study suggests role for adenosine in molecular processes involved in epilepsy and lays groundwork for human trials. Read more>>

Tech note: See updates for physicians in the Legacy Epic August 2013 Release

The most recent Epic release from Legacy has changes for physicians, with special sections for outpatient, pediatrics, surgeons, radiology and anesthesiology. 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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CME Calendar 

VisualDX webinars in September

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center July Physician Newsletter

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