In a diverse world, we need to be talking
Anyone who has turned on a radio or television or picked up a newspaper lately knows that the world, especially in this political season, has been divisive. I’ve been thinking about it and wondering (to quote that age-old question), “Why we can’t we get along?” Read more>>
Physician input helps reach performance targets
Legacy’s participation in the Hospital Transformation Performance Program (HTPP) is a way to improve outcomes, and there are many ways Legacy providers have impacted the results. Reducing preventable readmissions through discharge planning is one such effort. Read more>>
Remembering former Legacy Emanuel neurosurgeon, Michael Dorsen, M.D.
(from Lewis Low, M.D.)
I knew Michael Dorsen, M.D., for more than a decade as a surgeon, a medical staff leader, and an ethical and professional colleague. However, it was only after his unexpected death, on July 4, that I learned much more about the man and his story. Read more>>
Legacy “firsts” bring new treatments and access to our community
Your Legacy colleagues are providing our patients with access to new cutting-edge procedures that benefit children, patients with difficult-to-heal wounds, and women with dense breasts or uterine fibroids. Read more>>
How do you experience wellness?
Legacy’s new Medical Staff Wellness Committee wants your input on the future of well-being activities. Take a brief survey and find out about how Legacy is addressing burnout. Read more>>
International Parkinson’s conference coming to Portland
Patients and providers are encouraged to attend the 4th World Parkinson Congress Sept. 20-23. This international conference offers programs for both clinicians and people with Parkinson’s disease, and reinforces efforts already underway here to support patients. Read more>>