eDocTalk newsletter for Legacy physicians

January 2014

Message from Lewis Low, M.D.

I gave myself a B+. How would you grade me? Read more>>

Multiple initiatives mark stepped-up physician engagement

Legacy has looked for ways to increase communication and involve independent physicians in decisions that directly impact them. Read more>>

New care summary keeps you informed about your patient’s care

Legacy now providing a summary of care (SOC) document for all care transition. Read more>>

Are you prepared for Oregon’s new breast density notification law?

Based on the experience elsewhere, you can expect questions to be raised by your patients. Read more>> 

Nationally acclaimed speakers highlight health literacy conference

The conference and Legacy have earned national recognition for attendance and the caliber of speakers at the past two conferences. Read more>>

CMS finalizes physician payment rates for 2014

Final rule focuses on improved care coordination. Read more>>

Red Rules yield results

A year ago, Legacy implemented Procedural Red Rules to help ensure patient safety for all invasive procedures requiring consent. Read more>>

Tech note: Register for Epic Upgrade training

In April, Legacy will move to a new version of Epic, our electronic health record. To prepare, Legacy is requiring Epic Upgrade training for all active physicians and providers. Read more>>

Recent recognition

Echocardiograhy Laboratories successfully accredited  Read more>>

Legacy Emanuel is chest-pain program certified  Read more>>

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