Premier Pulse

Volume 10, Issue 11 – November 2023

Embracing The Beauty of Mistakes

Colon_336x336By Roberto Colón, MD, system chief medical officer, Premier Health

How did many of us learn our most painful lessons while growing up? Our lessons were learned through trial and error, and many of us in medicine follow this same path, striving to be right while discovering mistakes along the way. Read more.

Digital Minute: Documentation Optimization Project

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

As providers, one of our core tasks is documentation of our patient’s status and treatment. To support our providers in carrying out this important task in the most efficient way possible, Premier Health has recently launched a clinical documentation optimization team. Read more.

Maintaining Patient Loyalty in Women’s Services

1760488761By Lyndsey Pittman, service line director of cardiology and women's service lines, Premier Health and William Andrew, MD, system provider leader, women’s services

As birth rates across the state and within the region continue to decline year after year, building and maintaining consumer loyalty is a key priority. Read more.

Clinical Spotlight: Jeffrey M. Rayborn, MD

Jeffrey M. Rayborn, MDFind out what interests Dr. Rayborn when he is not tending to patients. Read more.

Introducing Premier Health’s New Mission Statement

In late summer, more than 2,100 employees responded to a survey to help create Premier Health’s mission and values. This led the Premier Health board to approve our organization's new mission statement unanimously. Read more.

System News

Proclamation Presentation, National Donation, Seniors Health Fair. 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