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Smart Health Innovation Lab Opens in Downtown Lancaster

Innovations in pain management and mental health will be the first technologies tested in the newly opened Smart Health Innovation Lab.

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    LG Health Awards Helping Hands Grants

    June 29, 2018
    Each year, the Helping Hands/Helping Hands Abroad program invites employees and Medical & Dental Staff members to apply for grants on behalf of a not-for-profit organization for which they volunteer.
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    125th Did you Know?

    June 29, 2018
    In 1893, patient care at Lancaster General Hospital was very different from what patients experience today. In the last decade of the 19th century, hospitals were uncommon, causing a need for “Conduct and Duties of Patients” to be posted to allow the clinical staff to do their jobs without distraction.
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    Fighting Infection One High-Five at a Time

    June 29, 2018
    To anyone outside of the clinical setting, a high-five is a lighthearted way to acknowledge an accomplishment. Within the walls of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health facilities, a high-five is the first step to stopping health-care-associated infections.
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    LG Health Calls on the Community to Act FAST and Stop the Bleed

    June 29, 2018
    Throughout the month of May, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health hosted multiple educational opportunities for community members on "Time is Brain," an effective first step in stroke response, and “Stop the Bleed,” techniques used to reduce and stop blood loss.
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    Lancaster General Hospital’s Frederick Building Makes Way for All Private Inpatient Rooms

    May 30, 2018
    Lancaster General Hospital’s new Frederick Building is designed to enhance the patient experience. The building’s first nursing unit, 8 Frederick, opened in April.
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    How Two Simple Ideas are Helping the Suzanne H. Arnold Center for Breast Health Improve the Patient Experience and Quality of Care

    May 30, 2018
    Mammograms can be an intimidating experience for women. The team at the Suzanne H. Arnold Center for Breast Health is continually working to help patients have the best possible experience before, during and after an appointment.
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    125th Did You Know?

    May 30, 2018
    When Lancaster General Hospital was founded, its mission was not only to serve as a place for patient care but to provide education for future nurses. Though nursing trainees were on LGH’s staff when the hospital opened in 1893, a formal nursing school was not officially established until 1903.
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    LG Health Nurses Receives Healthcare Hero Recognition

    May 30, 2018
    Connie Metzler, MSN, RN, program coordinator at LG Health Physicians Alzheimer's & Memory Care, (second from right) was named a Central Penn Parent magazine 2018 Healthcare Heroes Award finalist in the nursing category.
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    Store Room Uses Continuous Improvement Tool to Improve Workflow Efficiency

    April 26, 2018
    In the fall of 2015, the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health store room temporarily moved its operations to the Suburban Pavilion to accommodate construction of the Frederick Building. With the construction of the Frederick Building complete, the store room could move back to its original location – 7,500 square feet in the basement of Lancaster General Hospital.
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    Atul Gawande Kicked Off Distinguished Healthcare Lecture Series in Lancaster

    April 26, 2018
    Health care has reached a pivotal moment, renowned surgeon, author, and speaker Atul Gawande, MD, told a Lancaster audience on April 5.
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