Premier Pulse

Volume 10, Issue 10 – October 2023

The Power of “Impact”

1134192644By Andre Harris, MD, chief medical officer, Miami Valley Hospital

“Impact” is a powerful word reverberating across disciplines, industries, and human experiences. At its core, impact signifies the effect or influence of one object or entity on another. Read more.

Digital Minute: Epic Secure Chat Update

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

Since deploying the Epic Secure Chat tool a few years ago, we have seen a steady increase in use. Additionally, the tool has continued to develop with new functionality through Epic upgrades. Read more.

Premier Pulse Goes Completely Digital

Starting in November 2023, the Premier Pulse publication will only be available in a digital format. Read more.

Details on the Premier Health and The Christ Hospital Health Network Partnership

By Lyndsey Pittman, service line director of cardiology and women's service lines, Premier Health

In July, Premier Health and The Christ Hospital Network entered a heart and vascular service line joint venture, one of the most exciting partnerships to date for Premier Health. Read more.

Let’s Get Moving – Premier Health! 

1912103631By Andrew B. Maigur, MD, system director, Premier Physician Advisor Program

The average hospitalized patient spends 17 to 22 hours in bed. This immobility leads to multiple complications, including muscle loss, respiratory complications, hemodynamic changes, digestive issues, urinary retention, insomnia, depression, and delirium, to name a few. Read more.

Clinical Spotlight: Daniel Gaudin, MD

Discover the additional ways Dr. Gaudin uses his hands outside of surgery. Read more

System News

Heart Walk, Youth Scholarships, Breast Care Awareness Month. 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