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Volume 1, Issue 4  - March 2014


Our New Physicians

New physicians join the medical staff at each of the Premier Health hospitals. Are you interested in knowing who joined the medical staff at:


CMO Article: Nurse-Physician Communications

By Daniel L. Schoulties, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Good Samaritan Hospital

Patients have many options when it comes to health care providers, and they rely on Premier Health for our high-quality, safe, and effective health care. As a team, we work together, always bring our “A” game, and adhere to our core values of respect, integrity, compassion, and excellence. Read more.

Service Line News

Area’s First Comprehensive Approach to Neuro-Oncology Care

Leaders at Premier Health were troubled that many brain tumor patients are referred out of the Dayton area for their care. They turned to Ania G Pollack, MD, FACS, FAANS, to develop a local solution. Read more.

In the News

Atrium Medical Center - In honor of Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Atrium Medical Center will host a free skin cancer screening event on Wednesday, May 7, from 8:00 am to noon. Read more.

Upper Valley Medical Center - Two Piqua High School students’ project to raise a couple hundred dollars for the Upper Valley Medical Center Cancer Care Center got totally out of control. But, no one’s complaining. The “Pink Out” organized by senior Heidi Strevell and friend senior Conner Brown for last October’s Homecoming game at Piqua stadium ended up generating $1,600. Read more.

Editorial Board: Dr. Dan Bailey, Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Judy Burichin, Dr. Atindra Chatterji, Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, Dr. Tammy Lundstrom, Dr. Mark Williams

Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing

Communications Director: Patrick Higgins

Editor: Kara Hitchens