Premier Pulse

Volume 6, Issue 10 – October 2019

With Patients, When Isn’t Effective Communication Essential?

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

My wife smirked at me when I told her that I was going to write on communication. Rightfully so, because at times my ability to communicate with her can be less than stellar. The question is, Can we afford for our communication to be “less than stellar” when it comes to the lives of our patients? Read more.

Service Line Update: Maternal Fetal Medicine Excellence

Scalise_HS_350x350By Lori Scalise, vice president of service integration, women’s and cancer services

Premier Health and its referring hospitals are extremely fortunate to have Perinatal Partners and its internationally recognized clinical excellence in our community. These providers deliver exceptional care to women with complicated high-risk pregnancies. Our Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team is heavily involved in some of the latest research, clinical trials, and education. 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