Premier Pulse

Volume 10, Issue 9 – September 2023

21st Century Cures Act and Patient Experience

1659546505By Lakmali Ranathunga, MD, chief medical officer, Upper Valley Medical Center

The 21st Century Cures Act's "Open Notes Rule" became effective on April 5, 2021, mandating that health care organizations grant patients immediate access to their electronic medical records. Read more.

Digital Minute: Epic Upgrade Coming Soon

P-W-EMS62057-Via_MandyBy Walter Reiling, MD, system chief medical information officer, Premier Health; and Mandy Via, system director of access, referral management, and telehealth, Premier Health

This fall, Premier Health will upgrade to the version of Epic that was released in May 2023.  The upgrade will go live on Saturday, October 7. Read more.

Elevating Neurological Care at Miami Valley Hospital

Merritt_350x350By Jason Merritt, vice president, Premier Physician Network and Neuroscience Service Line

The strength of the Premier Health neuroscience service line lies in the full breadth of services that it delivers to the communities we serve. Read more.

Clinical Spotlight: Jessica Uhler, MD

Meet Dr. Uhler and her 15-month-old Plott Hound named Dolly Jolene. Read more

Recognizing Telehealth Week

Take a look at Premier Health’s telehealth journey. Read more.

System News

Disease Certification, Orthopedic Externship, Prescription House Bill. Read more.

Editorial Board: Dr. Roberto Colón, Dr. Andre Harris, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Lakmali Ranathunga  

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Richard Hairston