Premier Pulse

Volume 6, Issue 4 – April 2019

Communication With Others

Kanagy_HS_350x350By Scott Kanagy, DO, chief medical officer, Premier Health Northern Region

Communication in a health care setting is one of the most important tools we have for providing great patient care and improving the patient experience. Effective communication in the hospital is not only essential to providing high quality, safe patient care, but is also necessary to prevent many potential harmful events that could reach our patients. Read more.

Thoughtful Discussion on a Tough Topic

Tarek-Sabagh_HS_350x350By Tarek M. Sabagh, MD, MHSA, medical staff president, Miami Valley Hospital

While disruptive physician behavior is not a widespread issue, its impact on patients and staff can be significant. As leaders of our health care teams, I believe the topic is vital for discussion and further reading. Read more.

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

Vice President, Marketing and Communications: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Sarah Zoellick