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AperiodicpublicationabouthealthierlivingOUTPATIENTOPTIONSFEELINGBETTERLIVINGBETTER-THECROZERBURNCENTERLEADSTHEREGIONINBURNCAREFEATURESTORYALSOINTHISISSUEPRIMARYRESULTS EvenastheNathanSpeareRegionalBurnTreatmentCenteratCrozer-ChesterMedicalCentercelebratesits40thanniversaryasanationalleaderinburncarephysiciansandstaarehardlycontenttorestontheirlaurels.InfactwithnewadvancesintechnologyandresearchtheCrozerBurnCenterispoisedtopavethewayfordecadestocome.eCrozerBurnCenterhasalwaysbeenaheadofitstime.Webeganin1973beforethedaysoftraumacenterssaysco-medicaldirectorLinwoodHaithJr.M.D.whojoinedtheCenterin1981.eadministrationofthehealthsystemwasquitefarsightedtoseethataresourcelikethiswasverymuchneeded.VeriedbytheAmericanBurnAssociationandtheAmericanCollegeofSurgeonstheCrozerBurnCenterisconsideredacenterofexcellenceforbothpediatricandadultburnstheveryrstintheregiontoprovidethisstandardofcareforpatientsofallages.Whatsmorethereareonlyabout60suchcentersintheUnitedStatesandCanada.estaatCrozermadeusfeelcomfortablerightawaysaysLinetteForemanwhose9-year-oldsonNathanwastakentotheCenterin2009aftersueringthird-degreeburnstohischestandunderarms.Inanemotionalsituationlikethatitmadeallthedierencetoknowourchildwasingoodhandsandwetrustedthemone-hundredpercent.Continuedonnextpage.FUTUREofHEALING Crozer-KeystoneMedicineFall2013ServingpatientsinPennsylvaniaNewJerseyDelawareandallthewaytoMarylandtheCenterdrawsontheexpertiseocriticalcaresurgeonsplasticsurgeonscertifednutritionistspsychologistspediatriciansphysicaltherapistsoccupationaltherapistsrespiratorytherapistsandspecializednurses.Thatcomprehensiveapproachmeansthatpatientsgetull-spectrumcaresaysco-medicaldirectorMaryLouPattonM.D.Becausewereateamwecanworkwiththepatientnotjustintheirinitialtreatmentbutacrosstheprocessohealing.WecanevaluatescarsorissuessuchasPTSDPost-TraumaticStressDisorderandhelpfndappropriatesolutions.ThedoctorsotheCrozerBurnCenteraredrivingcareorwardwithresearchonareassuchassottissueinectionsandmedication.WepublisharoundtwoorthreepapersayearandpresentthemataminimumoourmajorconerenceseveryyearincludingtheAmericanBurnAssociationDr.Pattonsays.Thisworkhelpsustoknowwhichproductsmakepatientseelbetterandwhichantibioticstheyrespondto.Forinstancearecentstudyocusedondressingsthatwereleastpainulorskingratpatients.SharingtheirexpertisewiththenextgenerationoprovidersCenterphysicianseducatecriticalcareandsurgicalresidentsatmostothemajorteachinginstitutionsinthemetropolitanarea.BurncarecontinuestoevolveandtheCenterisattheoreront.Theteamhasadoptedtechniquessuchasstemcellsorculturedepidermalreplacementandpreciseuidresuscitationbothowhichhavevastlyimprovedtreatmentorburnvictimsinrecentyears.AnewtelemedicineprogramallowsphysiciansattheCrozerBurnCentertocommunicatewithdistanthospitalsanddiagnosepatientsdeterminingwhetherornottransporttotheCenterisnecessary.ThatverbalandvisualcommunicationisveryimportantorenhancingpatientcareandsaetyDr.Haithsays.TheCenterhasalsobeeninstrumentalintreatingpatientswithmysteriousdiagnosessuchasesh-eatingbacteriaandothernon-burnsottissueailmentstakingondifcultcasesthathavestumpedotherphysiciansandhavebeenspotlightedonTVsMysteryDiagnosis.Withitswhole-patientapproachandemphasisonteamworktheCrozerBurnCentersupportsitshigh-techtreatmentswithold-ashionedcaring.ItsreallyaamilyhereadreamgrouptoworkwithsaysDr.PattonwhohasbeenwiththeCenteror29years.IwentintothisareaomedicinebecauseIwantedtoreallyworkwithpatientsandcollaborateonateam.Wedoexactlythat.Whenyoucangetapatientbackoutintothecommunitybacktotheirlivesitmakesyouveryproudtobeaspokeinthewheel.TodayNathanForemanisahealthythriving13-year-oldwhoplayssportsandleadsanactivenormallie.TheamilystillcomesbacktotheCenterorvisits.Ialwaysthinkowhatitwasliketowalkthroughthosedoorsthefrsttimehismothersays.Itslikethesignsaysyouknowyouregoingtogetthebestcarethereis.Formoreinformationvisithttpcrozerburn.crozerkeystone.orgNathanForeman TheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratBrintonLakehasbeenprovidingoutpatientsurgeryservicestopatientsformorethansevenyears.WiththeacquisitionoftheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratHaverfordformerlyknownastheSurgeryCenterofPennsylvaniainApril2013Crozer-Keystonesambulatoryservicesaremoreextensivethaneverexpandingtoinclude6500additionalproceduresannually.ButwhatexactlyisambulatorysurgeryThefollowingaresomeanswerstofrequentlyaskedquestionsWhatisambulatorysurgeryAmbulatorysurgeryisoutpatientsurgeryproceduresthatdontrequireahospitalstay.ThesimpletruthisthatnotallproceduresrequireahospitalsettingsaysAdamHauserM.D.anesthesiologistandmedicaldirectorattheSurgeryCenteratBrintonLake.WhattypesofproceduresareavailableonanoutpatientbasisAtBrintonLakeservicesincludeearnoseandthroatophthalmologicandoculoplasticgynecologicurologicurogynecologicgeneraloralorthopedicpodiatricandplasticcosmeticsurgeryaswellasinterventionalpainprocedures.AtHaverfordservicesincludeearnoseandthroatophthalmologicandoculoplasticgastroenterologicincludingcolonoscopyandupperendoscopygeneraloralorthopedicpodiatricandplasticcosmeticsurgeryaswellasinterventionalpainprocedures.HowareAmbulatorySurgeryCentersASCsevaluatedTheAccreditationAssociationforAmbulatoryHealthCareAAHCTheJointCommissionandtheAmericanAssociationforAccreditationofAmbulatorySurgeryFacilitiesASFallreviewASCsforquality.BothHaverfordandBrintonLakeareAAHC-accreditedcenters.FormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentattheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratHaverfordvisitwww.surgerycenterofpa.comorcall610853-7700.FormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentattheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratBrintonLakevisitwww.brintonlakesurgery.comorcall484846-5100.WhywouldsomeonechoosetohaveaprocedureatanASCManypatientsareafraidofhospitalsandASCswiththeirsmallerscaleandquietersettingcanbefarlessintimidating.BothCrozer-Keystonecentersoffertop-notchhospital-qualitycarewithboard-certiedanesthesiaservices.Wehaveworld-renownedsurgeonswhohavecaredforprofessionalathletessaysWilliamS.IsaacsonM.D.anesthesiologistandmedicaldirectoroftheHaverfordcenter.Intermsofsheerskilltheservicesweofferareremarkableandevenbetteritsallinoneplace.Outpatientsurgeryallowspatientstogohomewithinhoursofaprocedureandthedischargetimeisoftenevenquickerinanambulatorycenter.AtHaverfordforinstancetheturnovertimebetweencasesisveminutes.AtourcentertheresnochanceyoullgetbumpedordelayedbecauseamoreintensivecaseiscomingdownthehallDr.Isaacsonsays.Patientconvenienceisanaddedadvantagewitheasyaccesstonearbyshopsandfreeparkingatbothlocationsaswellasonlinepre-admissionformspromptregistrationonlinebillingandsame-dayappointments.Dr.Hausersays.Weofferefciencytopatientsalongwithstate-of-the-artequipmentanenormousamountofexperienceandgreatcare.TheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratBrintonLakeTheCrozer-KeystoneSurgeryCenteratHaverfordOUTPATIENTOPTION Nobodyshouldhavetolivewithchronicpain.TheComprehensivePainManagementCentersatCrozer-ChesterMedicalCenterandtheCrozerMedicalPlazaatBrintonLakehelppatientswithpainthatdoesntrespondtoconventionaltreatmentssuchasheatoricerestandanti-inammatorymedication.Somecommonsourcesofchronicpainincludespinaldegenerationbackproblemsnervedisordersandmostfrustratinglyunknowncauses.Amongtheavailableservicesarerehabilitationinterventionalpainmanagementinjectionssurgeryandmedicationmanagement.Otherproceduresincludelumbardiscographyspinalcordstimulationpercutaneousdiscdecompressionradiofrequencyablationandnerveblocks.Medicationsaremanagedwiththeutmostcareandprecision.WehaveaverybriskopiateprogramthatworkstoevaluatethepatienttomakesuretheyaretreatedappropriatelyespeciallyiftheresahistoryofaddictionsaysanesthesiologistandpainmanagementspecialistCatherineDiGregorioM.D.FACPM.SincepaincanbeamultidisciplinaryCrozer-KeystoneMedicineFall2013Comingin2014OUTPATIENTSERVICESINBROOMALLCrozer-KeystonesoutpatientserviceswillexpandtoBroomallPa.inFall2014whenabrandnewstate-of-the-artfacilityintheformerPathmarkshoppingcenterat30LawrenceRd.opensitsdoorstopatients.Serviceswillincludefull-servicecancercarewithPETCTradiationtherapyinfusionandCyberKniferadiosurgeryvirtualintegrationwithPhiladelphiaCyberKnifeurgentcareimaginganintegratedwomenscenterincludingOBGYNprimarycareandanonsitelaboratory.Servicesandamenitiesatthecenterwillbepatient-centeredanddesignedforeasyaccessandcomprehensivecoordinatedcarefromprimarycaretocomplexcancercare.LookformoreinformationtocomeaboutthisexcitingadditiontoCrozer-Keystonesoutpatientservices.issueCrozersteamincludesanesthesiologistsinterventionalpainmanagementspecialistsrehabilitationspecialistssurgeonspsychiatristsandbehavioralhealthspecialists.WeworkcloselywithorthopedicspecialistsneurosurgeonsandotherstocomeupwiththebestplanofcareforeachpatientDr.DiGregoriosays.Weuseanelectronicsystemtoreferpatientsandsendfeedbackwhilekeepingeveryoneonthesamepage.Itsthepersonaltouchwithapatientfocusthatmakesallthedifference.Dr.DiGregoriosaysthattheteamsatbothcentersworkhardtogetpatientsinforappointmentsquickly.Wespendalotoftimeeducatingpatientsandwehavebothaphysicianandphysiciansassistantseethepatientsotheycangetmoreinformationanddevelopacomfortlevelwiththestaffshesays.Dr.DiGregoriosaysherworkalleviatingpainhasramicationsthatgobeyondtheexaminingroom.IthinkwehavetheopportunitytochangepeopleslivesandkeepthemmeaningfulIwanttohelpmypatientshaveabetterqualityoflife.FeelingBetterLivingBetterFormoreinformationvisitwww.crozerkeystone.orgorcall610619-7360or610558-2770.Crozer-Keystonespainmanagementservicesimprovelives TheCrozer-KeystoneHealthNetworkismadeupofmorethan300physiciansrepresentingarangeofmedicalspecialtiesbutformostpeopleitstheprimarycareexperiencethatmattersmost.Primarycaredoctorsseetheirpatientsyearinandoutandunderstandtheirneedslikenootherinspiringcondenceandtrustforatrulycollaborativeapproachtowellness.Thefollowingarejustafewofthenetworkssuccessfulpatient-doctorrelationshipsintheirownwordsJohnFanningD.O.PracticeFanningandTraversoLocationRidleyParkPatientElizabethCollinsWhyIlovemyCKHSdoctorWhenImovedtothisareaabout18yearsagoIhadtondanewdoctorandDr.Fanningwasinmynetwork.Igotluckyheisamazinglycompassionateknowledgeableandcaring.IsufferfromchronicpainbutIwashesitanttotrycertaindrugsbecauseofafamilyhistoryofaddiction.Heworkedtondtherightsolutionforme.Hetakeshistimeandlistensateveryappointment.HesactuallyspoiledmewhenIgotoaspecialistandIhavetowaittobeseenIthinkofhisofceandhowefcientlyitsrun.HonestlyIhopethemanneverretiresbecausetheresnobetterfamilydoctoraround.DavidTrinkleyM.D.PracticeSpringeldPrimaryCareAssociatesLocationSpringeldPatientSusanneGummelWhyIlovemyCKHSdoctorMyhusbandstartedseeingDr.Trinkleyin2000whenhehadquadruplebypasssurgeryandneededagoodprimarycarephysicianinthenetworkandIstartedgoingthefollowingyear.Hesturnedouttobealifesaverformyfamilymythreegrownchildrenandtheirsignicantothersallgotohimtoo.Hesjustsogenuineandcaringandinvolved.Hetakesapersonalinterestinyouandtreatsyouasanindividual.Hehasespeciallyhelpedmewithanxietyissuesandndingtherighttreatment.Thestaffgoesfarbeyondwhatsexpectedtoassistpatientsanditsoneofthebest-runpracticesIveeverseen.ItsnotjustmeeitherIveheardotherstalkaboutDr.TrinkleyinthesamewaysoIknowhesthebest.VeraHowlandM.D.PracticeCrozerInternalMedicineLocationUplandPatientJoanColbyWhyIlovemyCKHSdoctorIvebeengoingtoDr.Howlandfor30yearsnowsosheslikefamily.Shesagreatgalandagreatphysician.Shesalwaysmademefeelcomfortableandneverrushedmethroughanappointment.WhenevertheresanissueshegivesmespecialattentionrightawayandmakessureIseetheappropriatespecialistifitsnotsomethingshecanhandleherself.AfewyearsagoshefoundanodeonmylungsandthankstoherImstillherekickingaround.MyhusbandandsistersseehertooandIhaverecommendedhertoanyonewhowouldlisten.TheresaBirardiD.O.PracticeFamilyPhysiciansattheDCMHHealthPavilionLocationDrexelHillPatientSarahBlanckWhyIlovemyCKHSdoctorIwaslookingforasmallfamilypracticeaftergoingtoalargepracticewhereIneversawthesamedoctortwice.SomeonerecommendedDr.BirardiandrightawayIknewshewasamazing.Iwaspregnantatthetimeandhadeveryissueyoucanthinkof.WheneverIcalledshecalledmebackimmediatelywithresearchinhandtohelpme.Ialsodidnthaveinsuranceandshegotmeintotherightprograms.Theofceisfriendlyandcleanandthestaffisveryaccessible.FranklyIusuallyhategoingtodoctorsbutDr.BirardihasalwaysmademefeelateaseandIknowthatIcantellheranything.FormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentwithaCrozer-Keystoneprimarycarephysicianwhoisrightforyoucall1-800-CK-HEALTH1-800-254-3258.Same-dayappointmentsareguaranteedwhencallsarereceivedby1030a.m.PRIMARYRESULTS Crozer-KeystoneMedicineFall2013ITTAKESAVILLAGEAgingishardforeveryonebutactiveadultsover50inDelawareandsoutheasternChestercountieshavearesourcetheycantrustinCrozer-KeystoneVillageaservicedesignedtosimplifylifeandpromotewellness.WhetheritsassistancewithtransportationmealsrepairshomehealthcareorotherneedsCKVillagehasadependablenetworkofprofessionalsattheready.Membershipalsoincludescareforelderlyparentsanddependentdisabledchildrenover18.PatriciaMalleyrecentlyjoinedCKVillageforsupportinlookingafterher90-year-oldfather.JenniferournavigatorcameouttoourhouseandisnowconnectinguswithsomeonetodohishousecleaningMalleysays.NowweknowtheVillageisinplaceforwhenweneedtheseservicesandthatJenniferisavailabletodiscussissuesastheycomeup.SofarshesbeenwonderfullyresponsiveandIthinkthiswillgoalongwaytowardhelpinguskeepmydadathomeandlivingindependentlyforaslongaspossible.ItsbeenagreatcomfortformeandmysiblingstoknowthathehassuchgoodcarefromCKVillage.IntheCrozer-KeystoneHealthSystemqualityisatoppriorityanditsbeingachievedonmultiplefronts.CurrentqualityinitiativesincludeworkingtowardbecomingahighreliabilityorganizationHROanddevelopingsmartinformationsystemstodeliverbettercoordinatedcareandcontinuingtoleadinareassuchaspatient-centeredmedicalhomesandelectronicrecordusage.Crozer-KeystonehasadoptedamottoofPatientSafetyFirstsignifyingthesystemscommitmenttocontinuousimprovementinprovidingsafeeffectiveandcompassionatecare.Everydayforinstanceunitsbeginwithasafetyhuddletodiscussthebestwaystoidentifyandpreventpotentialsafetyproblems.WhatEveryPatientCanDoPatientsalsoplayanimportantroleinmaintainingqualitycare.Crozer-KeystoneaskspatientstoUnderstandyourconditionandtreatmentMakesureyourdoctorornurseknowseverymedicationyoutakeWritedownthenamedoseandfrequencyofanynewmedicineCheckyourIDbracelettomakesureinformationiscorrectNotewhatproceduresandtestsyouwillbehavinginthehospitalandwhentheywilltakeplaceNoteanyequipmentyouwillbeusinginthehospitalwhatitsforandhowitsoundsinnormaloperationWhenhavingsurgerybesurethesurgeonmarksthesiteofoperationonyourbodywithyourinputQuestionanythingthatseemsdifferentthanwhatyouweretoldtoexpectRemindfamilyfriendsandhealthcareproviderstowashtheirhandswhentheycomeinclosecontactwithyouQualityCountsFormoreinformationvisithttppatientsafety.crozerkeystone.orgFormoreinformationortodownloadabrochurevisithttpckvillage.crozerkeystone.orgorcall1-800-CKHS-KEY1-800-254-7539.PatriciaandJohnMalley CROZER-KEYSTONEMEASURESUPTONEWUROGYNECOLOGYSTANDARDSWhennewstandardswerecreatedforboardcerticationforurogynecologyCrozer-KeystonesspecialistsJoseMacedaM.D.andLaurieKaneM.D.ofDelawareValleyUrogynecologywereamongtherstinthestatetoobtainthiscredential.ItssimplytherightthingtodosaysDr.Maceda.Wereprovidingaservicetothecommunityandwewanttomakesurepeopleknowthatwemeetthenationalstandardofcare.Urogynecologyisthenewestandperhapstheleastwell-knownofthesubspecialtiesofobstetricsandgynecology.Someurogynecologistscomefromurologyspecialization.Developedinthelate1990stheeldcoverswomenspelvicoordisordersrangingfromurinaryincontinencetoorganprolapse.Crozer-Keystonesteamtreatswomenwithurinarytractinfectionspainfulsexdisordersandotherafictions.Wearewell-versedinhelpingwomenwiththeseissuesanddoingsoefciently.Ourpatientsaregoingtogetthemostup-to-datecareintermsofevaluationandtreatmentDr.Macedasaysaddingthattheapproachishighlyindividualizedandincludesafull-rangeofoptionsfromconservativemeasurestominimallyinvasivesurgery.OneofthebiggestmisconceptionsisthatpelvicoordisordersonlyhappentoolderwomenbutDr.MacedaandDr.Kaneseepatientsofallagessomeofwhomdidnotinitiallyrealizetherewasasolutionfortheirdiscomfort.Becauseofthenatureoftheissuepeopletendtodealwithpelvicoordisordersinembarrassedsilencehesays.Theyshouldatleastknowthattheyhaveoptionsandthattheresnoreasontosacricetheirqualityoflife.Whatevertheproblemwereheretohelpthemaddressit.NON-PROFIT.U.S.POSTAGEPAIDUPPERDARBYPAPERMITNO.134052013FormoreinformationortoscheduleanappointmentatoneofDelawareValleyUrogynecologyslocationsDrexelHillGlenMillsSpringeldorUplandcall610338-1810.JOINTHECONVERSATIONWITHCROZER-KEYSTONEONSOCIALMEDIA.www.facebook.comcrozerkeystonehealthsystemwww.twitter.comCrozerKeystonewww.youtube.comuserCrozerKeystone