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Volume 1, Issue 5  - May 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 - The Value of Communication and Collaboration in the Patient Experience

By Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Atrium Medical Center

Hoffman HSEvery patient we see faces a complex interplay of physicians, nurses, insurers, pharmacists, and other health care providers during each encounter with health care. While each provider plays a vital role in the patient’s care, physicians are in a unique position to positively influence the patient experience because of the trust patients place in us. Read more.

Service Line News – Women’s Services

As you can see from this month’s articles, it’s a busy time for women’s services. Not only we do we have two featured articles Fetal Newborn Care Center and Infant Mortality, you’ll also find an update on the women’s service line marketing initiatives. We hope that you’ll find all three articles informative.

In the News

Premier Health - CEO Jim Pancoast received the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Grassroots Champion Award. Read more

Good Samaritan Hospital - The Premier Health Board of Trustees unanimously approved expanding services at Good Samaritan North Health Center. Read more

Upper Valley Medical Center - Certified Nurses are a growing trend. Read more

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

Chief Communications Officer: Diane Ewing

Communications Director: Patrick Higgins

Editor: Kara Hitchens