Premier Pulse

Volume 6, Issue 7 – July 2019

Be Courageous

By Scott Kanagy, DO, chief medical officer, Premier Health Northern Region

Kanagy_HS_350x350What does it mean to be courageous in health care? Does it mean to step in and save a life when few others can? Does it mean performing a procedure that few others can? Does it mean finding a cure for a disease that has killed millions? I would define all of the above as courageous. However, can being courageous also mean thinking about how to do things in health care differently to achieve better outcomes? Read more.

Service Line Update: UVMC Cath Lab Success

By Robin Rutledge, vice president, service line integration, cardiovascular services

Rutledge_HS_350x350It’s been a year since we launched the Level II Catheterization Lab at Upper Valley Medical Center, and thanks to the physicians and staff, our partnership to battle heart disease in Miami County has been more than successful. Read more.

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Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Andre Harris, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Matthew Reeves

Vice President, Marketing and Communications: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Sarah Zoellick