Clinical Connections

A regional newsletter designed for our clinicians

Welcome to Clinical Connections, a regional newsletter designed for our clinicians. These newsletters will share information pertaining to advancements and innovations in patient care, profiles of your leaders, COVID-19 updates, research and much more. The newsletter will be published bi-monthly unless we hear that you would like us to increase the frequency. We look forward to your feedback

Our Financial Health
Regional Chief Executive Kevin Manemann shares important information about Providence’s financial health and wellbeing. Learn about the impacts and what role you can play in our recovery process.
Advancements in Screening and Treatment
New technology changes the face of lung cancer diagnosis and treatment. Andrew Brownlee, MD, thoracic surgeon, uses a robotic-assisted endoluminal platform for minimal invasive lung biopsy.
COVID-19 Update
Charles Bailey, MD, infection prevention specialist provides the latest information on COVID-19, including the BA.2 “stealth” variant.
Advancements in Patient Care
Liver-directed therapy with Y90 is a relatively new, safe and highly successful treatment for cancer in the liver. Dr. Eghbalieh shares how this process is transforming how we treat liver cancers.
CDI Corner
Did you know overcalling Sepsis in your documentation can have downstream effects? Some helpful clinical document tips are available.
Advancements in Patient Care
A video case study with Melanie Goldfarb, MD, about a new thyroid radiofrequency ablation procedure.
Did You Know ...
….extubating cardiac surgery patients in the OR leads to better patient outcomes?
Virtual Grand Rounds: Education and CME credits for our physicians
Watch our first Virtual Grand Rounds: "COVID in Flux: A pandemic threat morphs into an endemic ailment."
You're Invited
The excellent care you provide leads to giving from grateful patients
Implicit bias training for physicians
See and respond to biases in the health care setting.
Are You Published?
January 2022 Clinical Connections
Read the Clinical Connections stories from January.
Advancements in Patient Care
A video case study with Aidan Raney, MD, about MitraClip™ Procedure - Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair (TMVr).
Screening: Young Adults and the Alarming Rise of Colorectal Cancer
There is an alarming increase in colorectal cancers in young adults. Anton Bilchik, MD, colorectal cancer surgeon and researcher, provides important information physicians can share with patients.
Technology with Richard Shapiro, MD
Aquablation: Dr. Shapiro, urologist, discusses this new advanced, minimally invasive procedure for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that uses the power of water delivered with robotic precision.
Genetic and Genomics: New Screening and Early Detection for Patients: Part Two