Premier Pulse

Volume 9, Issue 8 – August 2022

Follow Through – Offering Our Patients Complete Care

1134192644By Andre Harris, MD, chief medical officer, Atrium Medical Center 

Imagine a physician who only does part of a physical exam or a surgeon who gets 60% of the way through surgery but does not finish. Most would think this is absurd, yet patients are plagued with a lack of follow through and often become the recipients of substandard care. Read more.

Service Line Update: Orthopedic Surgery - A Shifting Industry 

By William “BJ” Krech, III, system director, orthopedic and surgery service line strategy and business development, Premier Health

Across the nation, orthopedic surgery has seen a dramatic shift from inpatient surgery to outpatient surgery, particularly for total joint replacements. The Southwest Ohio market is no different. Read more.

System News

U.S. News & World Report Rankings; Quality Achievement Awards; Remembrance Walk. Read more.

Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Roberto Colón, Dr. Andre Harris, Dr. Scott Kanagy

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Richard Hairston