Karen Scoles, M.D. Accepts the Position of Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for CKHS
(This message is sent on behalf of Don Reed, Vice President of Information Services and CIO)
I am pleased to announce that Karen Scoles, M.D. has accepted the position of Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for CKHS.
Dr. Scoles is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School and completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Karen joined Crozer-Keystone in 1995 and continues to see patients at her Internal Medicine practice as part of CMA in Crum Lynne and Media, and rounds on the B3 Inpatient Service at CCMC. She is a faculty resource at CKHS for resident adoption of electronic health records and didactic clinical informatics instruction. A Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, she has been the recipient of the James Clark Teaching Fellowship and Outstanding Educator of the year awards at CCMC. Dr. Scoles has provided key physician leadership for our clinical transformation journey, ongoing adoption of electronic health records and attainment of Meaningful Use objectives for the health system. She has been instrumental in our implementation of patient safety tools and information technologies such as Clinical Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and Medication Administration Checking (MAK). Karen also serves on the Board of Crozer-Keystone Physician Partners.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Scoles on her new position!
John C. Munshower, D.O., FACSG Receives 2014 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
Congratulations to John C. Munshower, D.O., FACSG, at Middletown Family Practice, Media, has received the distinguished Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, which honors doctors who provide excellent patient care – as reflected in their patient ratings.
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The Healthplex® Sport Club Now Offering Members a Free Month with a New Membership
Are you a member of the Healthplex® Sports Club and want a free month? When you refer a new primary or associate member by January 1, 2015, you will receive a free month on us. There is no limit to the number of referral months you can earn (for example sign up 3 new members and earn 3 free months).
You must be an active member in good standing when your referral joins.
Take advantage of a free 10 day pass for you guest, let them experience the Healthplex. Contact Membership today for details (610) 928-2555.
Help CKHS Foundations Support #GivingTuesday
#GivingTuesday™ is a global day of charitable giving through social media interaction that encourages more meaningful gift‐giving during the holiday season. Start a new holiday tradition and partner with our CKHS mission – to improve the health of those who live and work in our community. All donations made to the Crozer-Chester Foundation and Delco Memorial Foundation on #GivingTuesday™ (Dec. 2) will support our community programs.
To start your tradition of generosity, contact our Foundations at (610) 447‐6311 or give.crozer.org/givingtuesday.
Thank You for helping your neighbors in need!
Upcoming CPR & Babysitting Courses
Healthline Services is pleased to offer the following CPR classes and “Safe Sitter” Babysitting program:
CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers)
This program includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, adult two-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.
Program will be held from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Dec. 13 and Jan. 17. Cost is $65 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.
CPR (Heartsaver AED: Adult and Pediatric)
This program is for lay persons and includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.
Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Dec. 6, Dec. 20 and Jan. 24. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.
“Safe Sitter” Babysitting Program
“Safe Sitter” is a one-day course available to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children. Taught by certified instructors, SafeSitter thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice and role play in an array of topics including:
- Safety precautions
- Rescue breathing techniques
- Care for a choking infant or child
- How to recognize emergencies
- Calling for emergency help
Program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Dec. 6 and Jan. 10. Cost is $50 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.