Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hahnemann residency sale stalemate delays bankruptcy ruling - WHYY | 9/5/2019

Residency sale stalemate hangs up ruling in Hahnemann bankruptcy By September 4, 2019 Hahnemann University Hospital. (Emma Lee/WHYY) A federal bankruptcy judge in Wilmington held off Wednesday on a decision about whether Hahnemann University Hospital can sell its medical residency programs to a consortium of six local health systems led by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. The federal government opposes the sale. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross now is scheduled …

Having migraines raises the risk of dementia, study finds | 9/5/2019

… is an umbrella term that includes both Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia as well as less common types of cognitive decline. Related stories Migraine patients can now try three new drugs for prevention Researcher at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital probes the stigma of migraine Can anything - LSD perhaps? - help ‘suicide headaches?’ Put another way, the study found that 24% of participants with Alzheimer’s disease and only 10% of those without dementia …

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Residency sale stalemate hangs up ruling in Hahnemann bankruptcy | Local News | phillytrib.com | 9/5/2019

A federal bankruptcy judge in Wilmington held off Wednesday on a decision about whether Hahnemann University Hospital can sell its medical residency programs to a consortium of six local health systems led by Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. The federal government opposes the sale. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross now is scheduled to deliver a decision from the bench orally at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. The residency slots were sold for $55 …

CenarioVR by Trivantis and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Win a Bronze 2019 Brandon Hall Group Award for Excellence in Learning | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. , Sept. 4, Trivantis, the innovative creator of the VR authoring and immersive learning tool, CenarioVR , partnered with the Digital Innovation & Consumer Experience (DICE) group at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to win a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program category, which was announced on August 23rd alongside other Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards program winners. Award entries were …

How technology is boosting the physician and patient experience at Jefferson University Hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/3/2019

… easy so that you can choose which physician you want to see, how soon you see them or schedule a telemedicine visit right away. The gratification is much higher. Q: Since you launched your telehealth program more than three years ago, what has changed? How is the program evolving? VP : We now have on-demand visits patients can do online, which are popular especially for follow-up visits. If you …

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s chief diversity officer resigns | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/3/2019

Joseph B. Hill, chief diversity officer of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, is stepping down at the end of September, according to The Philadelphia Tribune . Mr. Hill is leaving for Atlanta, where he will pursue new professional opportunities, according to a statement obtained by the Tribune . He became chief diversity officer of the hospital in February 2015. During his tenure, he helped launch the Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity …

Vaping linked to severe lung illness in 25 states | 9/1/2019

Healthy young adults with no history of medical problems are showing up in hospital emergency departments short of breath, coughing, needing oxygen to be pumped into their lungs. Their symptoms point to pneumonia, or smoke inhalation from being trapped in a burning house. One by one, doctors rule out infections, viruses, autoimmune diseases, and all likely causes of such symptoms. They’re left with just one compelling culprit: vaping. “The patients …

Vaping, e-cigarettes linked to 215 cases of severe lung illness in 25 states, including Pa., N.J. | 8/31/2019

Healthy young adults with no history of medical problems are showing up in hospital emergency departments short of breath, coughing, needing oxygen to be pumped into their lungs. Their symptoms point to pneumonia, or smoke inhalation from being trapped in a burning house. Related stories Vaping without nicotine still harms blood vessels, Penn study finds Cigarette ads are banned from TV. Why can Juul advertise there? More than half of …

Vaping linked to severe lung illness in 25 states, including Pa., N.J. | 8/31/2019

Healthy young adults with no history of medical problems are showing up in hospital emergency departments short of breath, coughing, needing oxygen to be pumped into their lungs. Their symptoms point to pneumonia, or smoke inhalation from being trapped in a burning house. One by one, doctors rule out infections, viruses, autoimmune diseases, and all likely causes of such symptoms. They’re left with just one compelling culprit: vaping. “The patients …

Guide ‘emphasizes facts, not falsehoods’ about CBD use | 8/27/2019

Americans for Safe Access recently issued the Patient’s Guide to CBD to provide background on cannabidiol and recommendations regarding its dosing and handling. Source:Adobe To help medical professionals understand more about CBD, Healio Primary Care provides a summary of the guide’s information on dosing and packaging below. In addition, we asked C . Michael White, PharmD, FCP, FCCP, of the department of pharmacy practice at the University of Connecticut, and …

RMA of Philadelphia and Jefferson Health Announce Expansion of Professional Services Relationship | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Aug. 21, Hopeful parents in the greater Philadelphia region will now benefit from a new, expanded relationship between infertility leader RMA of Philadelphia and nationally renowned Jefferson Health . The arrangement builds upon a pre-existing clinical relationship centered in RMA’s Center City Philadelphia office to extend across Jefferson Health. Comprised of 14 hospitals, more than 40 outpatient and urgent care locations, and the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center …

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

… nurses at Hahnemann, notes that funding for Hahnemann’s physician residency slots are paid with government dollars and that such funding is tied to Hahnemann. This position is consistent with that of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), which on August 5th filed an objection to the sale of the Resident Program Assets. The Jefferson-led coalition won a bidding war late Thursday night, promising over $50 million for …

Jefferson Hospitals Become First in Philadelphia to Achieve HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7 | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Aug. 8, Jefferson Health’s Center City locations, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). This is the highest validation from HIMMS Analytics, a leading global healthcare IT consulting organization. “Receiving EMRAM Stage 7 affirms our commitment to deliver a highly integrated EMR solution to our world-class care teams …

‘U.S. News & World Report’ names top 10 hospitals for ophthalmology | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/30/2019

… at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics 2. Wills Eye Hospital at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia)3. Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore) 4. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston) 5. Stein and Doheny Eye Institutes at UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)6. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa City) 7. Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.) 8. Kellogg Eye Center at …

Father of modern medicine Osler would have low RVU score | Modern Healthcare | 7/27/2019

Getty Images Osler: An RVU “underachiever”? Criticizing relative value units as a measure for a physician’s productivity is nothing new. A quick Google search reveals editorials and blog posts saying RVUs have created a hospital environment where doctors keep one eye on a patient and the other on the clock. RVU critics can now point to research showing that Sir William Osler (1849-1919)—widely considered the father of modern medicine …

Pennsylvania hospital closure may drive up out-of-pocket costs for employees | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2019

As Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital winds down services and prepares to close , some staff members with employer health coverage through Hahnemann’s parent company may face higher out-of-pocket costs, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer . Thousands of people employed by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and Hahnemann are covered under a health plan through the hospitals’ owner, Philadelphia Academic Health System. PAHS is owned by American Academic Health …

Medical Centers Specialize To Treat Patients With Complex Lung Disease | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

CHICAGO , July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that eight new sites have joined its Care Center Network (CCN) to help serve the more than 200,000 Americans living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a devastating disease which causes progressive scarring in the lungs. Sixty-eight medical centers nationwide now offer expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating people with pulmonary fibrosis. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has expanded its …

These workers will pay thousands more for a hospital stay because Hahnemann is closing | Forbes | 7/22/2019

Kathy Lui was all set to have her first baby at Hahnemann University Hospital this August. Lui, a 28-year-old nurse, wasn’t going to pay any out-of-pocket costs for her delivery because her health-care plan, which she gets through her employer, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, designates Hahnemann as a “tier 1” hospital. Related stories For Drexel, Hahnemann closure was ‘a crisis thrown on our doorstep …

Philadelphia police- Driver hit pedestrians, SUV outside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | 7/15/2019

… medical marijuana before his vehicle hit several pedestrians and another vehicle outside a hospital in Center City Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.The crash happened at 10th and Sansom streets just outside the emergency room at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital around 4 p.m.According to investigators, a 68-year-old man behind the wheel of Dodge Challenger lost control while driving southbound on 10th when he jumped the curb and struck three people …

Multiple people injured in crash outside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Fox 29 | 7/12/2019

Multiple people injured in crash outside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital FOX 29’s Jennifer Joyce has the latest. PHILADELPHIA - Multiple people were injured in a crash outside Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Center City. It happened around 4 p.m. Friday “I’ve never seen anything like it. It was pretty bad I pray everybody involved is going to be ok,” witness Patrick DeMarco told FOX 29. People like DeMarco stopped in …

ACA

Pennsylvania hospital closure may drive up out-of-pocket costs for employees | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2019

… St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and Hahnemann are covered under a health plan through the hospitals’ owner, Philadelphia Academic Health System. PAHS is owned by American Academic Health System, which is part of … pocket costs — to move their care elsewhere, like Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Thomas Jefferson is a Tier 2 hospital under the insurance plan, meaning Ms. Lui will likely pay at least $2,800 in …

These workers will pay thousands more for a hospital stay because Hahnemann is closing | Forbes | 7/22/2019

… Academic Health System, which owns Hahnemann and St. Christopher’s, announced it was going to shut down Hahnemann, Lui was suddenly left without any tier 1 hospital options in her plan. That meant her delivery was going to cost a lot more: To deliver at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, a “tier 2” hospital, the price would be at least $2,800 in deductible and co-pay, likely more. Thousands of employees at …

HIPAA

Local Tech Company Rolls Out New HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Platform | PRWeb | 2/14/2018

… of-its-kind healthcare platform that improves patient and physician engagement before, during and after surgical procedures. SyncedCare is a HIPAA compliant mobile application that connects patients, physicians, and care teams. The platform facilitates timely … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital …

Independent Research Firm makes 2018 Predictions for Enterprise Health Clouds | PR Newswire | 12/4/2017

… of insight for healthcare organizations News provided by 09:14 ET Share this article PHILADELPHIA , Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – CloudMine , a HIPAA-compliant Enterprise Health Cloud platform, has been cited in Forrester’s report, “ Predictions 2018: Digital … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital …

Connected Health Cloud

Independent Research Firm makes 2018 Predictions for Enterprise Health Clouds | PR Newswire | 12/4/2017

… influencers such as HIMSS and HHS reiterate the urgency of improved interoperability, we will support their call to action with Connected Health Cloud solutions that combine security with technology innovation.” Until now, healthcare has been … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital …

Medicaid

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) denounces efforts by a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-led coalition of area health systems to profit from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. In … This position is consistent with that of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), which on August 5th filed an objection to the sale of the Resident Program Assets. The Jefferson-led coalition won

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Data from Pivotal Phase III Trial of Fremanezumab for the Preventive Treatment of Chronic Migraine | Business Wire | 11/30/2017

… D. Silberstein, M.D., Principal Investigator of the HALO trial, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and lead author of this publication. “Results from the Phase III … patent settlement agreements; failure to comply with complex Medicare and Medicaid reporting and payment obligations; and environmental risks; and other factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December …

Medicare

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) denounces efforts by a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-led coalition of area health systems to profit from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. In … is consistent with that of the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), which on August 5th filed an objection to the sale of the Resident Program Assets. The Jefferson-led coalition won a bidding

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Data from Pivotal Phase III Trial of Fremanezumab for the Preventive Treatment of Chronic Migraine | Business Wire | 11/30/2017

… D. Silberstein, M.D., Principal Investigator of the HALO trial, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and lead author of this publication. “Results from the Phase III … of our patent settlement agreements; failure to comply with complex Medicare and Medicaid reporting and payment obligations; and environmental risks; and other factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year …

American Medical Association

Forbes Media Hosts Sixth Annual Healthcare Summit | 10/26/2017

… M.D., President & Chief Executive Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Patrice A. Harris, M.D., M.A., Immediate Past Chair, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association; Andrew Kolodny, MD, Co-Director of The Opioid Policy Research Collaborative, The … eGenesis Bio and Richard Rothman, MD, PhD, Founder, Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Attendees of the summit include medical professionals, doctors, hospital executives, academics, researchers, venture capitalists, pharmaceutical firms, policymakers, philanthropists and future leaders …

Philadelphia Physician Sworn In As 168th President Of The Pennsylvania Medical Society | PR Newswire | 10/15/2017

… education, and research. Under his leadership, Jefferson’s Department of Emergency Medicine has treated millions of patients and has helped establish Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as one of Philadelphia’s premier safety net hospitals. He has volunteered … He has also served as a Pennsylvania Delegate to the American Medical Association for many years. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University , Dr. Christopher attained his medical degree at the Icahn School of …

HIMSS

Jefferson Hospitals Become First in Philadelphia to Achieve HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7 | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Aug. 8, Jefferson Health’s Center City locations, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). This is the highest validation from HIMMS Analytics, a leading global healthcare IT consulting organization. “Receiving EMRAM Stage 7 affirms our commitment to deliver a highly integrated EMR solution to our world-class care teams …

Independent Research Firm makes 2018 Predictions for Enterprise Health Clouds | PR Newswire | 12/4/2017

… that accelerating digital transformation will produce an improved healthcare experience for patients and providers alike. As healthcare influencers such as HIMSS and HHS reiterate the urgency of improved interoperability, we will support their call to … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital …

American Heart Association

Half of people prescribed statins don’t reach cholesterol goals after two years, study says - CNN | 4/16/2019

… or low-density lipoprotein, which in turn lowers the risk of heart attack and strokes. In the United States, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recommend that doctors use a 10 … medicine and co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, who was not involved in the study. “Taking care of patients, treating them with statins, is a job. It’s a lot …

Health Management

Philadelphia Physician Sworn In As 168th President Of The Pennsylvania Medical Society | PR Newswire | 10/15/2017

… education, and research. Under his leadership, Jefferson’s Department of Emergency Medicine has treated millions of patients and has helped establish Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as one of Philadelphia’s premier safety net hospitals. He has volunteered … County Medical Society, serving as its liaison to the Philadelphia Health Management Corporation (PHMC). He has also served as a Pennsylvania Delegate to the American Medical Association for many years. A Summa Cum Laude graduate …

Telemedicine Market

Worldwide IoT Platforms for Telemedicine Market Report 2017 | PR Newswire | 10/27/2017

Worldwide IoT Platforms for Telemedicine Market Report 2017 07:30 DUBLIN , October 27, The “IoT Platforms for Telemedicine: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide 2017 - 2023” report from Wintergreen Research, Inc has been added to Research … IoT for Telemedicine Platform Products:3.1 Intel3.2 IBM Watson IoT Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Cognitive Systems:3.3 GlobalMed

CloudMine

Local Tech Company Rolls Out New HIPAA Compliant Healthcare Platform | PRWeb | 2/14/2018

… patients. Hospitals benefit from reduced cost of cancelled surgeries and from improved performance on readmission rate targets. Andculture worked with CloudMine, a backend-as-a-service provider that hosts HIPAA compliant data, to help deliver … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital …

Independent Research Firm makes 2018 Predictions for Enterprise Health Clouds | PR Newswire | 12/4/2017

Worldwide Offices Independent Research Firm makes 2018 Predictions for Enterprise Health Clouds CloudMine cited as an example that will break down healthcare silos; enterprise health clouds will become the systems of insight for healthcare organizations … portfolio of customers, such as the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, to successfully address many of the biggest challenges in the digital transformation of healthcare. For patients, providers, clinical investigators and digital

Jefferson Health

RMA of Philadelphia and Jefferson Health Announce Expansion of Professional Services Relationship | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

… greater Philadelphia region will now benefit from a new, expanded relationship between infertility leader RMA of Philadelphia and nationally renowned Jefferson Health . The arrangement builds upon a pre-existing clinical relationship centered in RMA’s Center … and RMA’s physicians have instructed medical students and residents at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital . Under the expanded RMA-Jefferson partnership, RMA physicians will now provide academic instruction and training for medical students and residents at …

Jefferson Hospitals Become First in Philadelphia to Achieve HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7 | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Aug. 8, Jefferson Health’s Center City locations, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). This is the highest validation from HIMMS Analytics, a leading global healthcare IT consulting organization. “Receiving EMRAM Stage 7 affirms our commitment to deliver a highly integrated EMR solution to our world-class care teams …

AHN

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) denounces efforts by a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-led coalition of area health systems to profit from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. In addition to Jefferson, the coalition includes Albert Einstein Medical Center, Cooper University Hospital, Temple University Hospital, Main Line Health, and Christiana Care. The union, which has represented 800 registered nurses at Hahnemann, notes that funding …

Pennsylvania hospital closure may drive up out-of-pocket costs for employees | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2019

As Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital winds down services and prepares to close , some staff members with employer health coverage through Hahnemann’s parent company may face higher out-of-pocket costs, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer … pocket costs — to move their care elsewhere, like Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Thomas Jefferson is a Tier 2 hospital under the insurance plan, meaning Ms. Lui will likely pay at least $2,800 in

Hahnemann University Hospital

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) denounces efforts by a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-led coalition of area health systems to profit from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. In addition to Jefferson, the coalition includes Albert Einstein Medical Center, Cooper University Hospital, Temple University Hospital, Main Line Health, and Christiana Care. The union, which has represented 800 registered nurses at Hahnemann, notes that funding …

Pennsylvania hospital closure may drive up out-of-pocket costs for employees | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2019

As Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital winds down services and prepares to close , some staff members with employer health coverage through Hahnemann’s parent company may face higher out-of-pocket costs, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer … pocket costs — to move their care elsewhere, like Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Thomas Jefferson is a Tier 2 hospital under the insurance plan, meaning Ms. Lui will likely pay at least $2,800 in

Rhode Island Hospital

Medical Centers Specialize To Treat Patients With Complex Lung Disease | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

… University Hospital; Indiana University Health; New York University School of Medicine; The Oregon Clinic; The University of Vermont Medical Center; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; and the University of Kentucky Research Foundation. Sixty-eight medical centers … University of Pennsylvania ( Philadelphia ) University of Pittsburgh ( Pittsburgh ) Rhode Island Rhode Island Hospital ( Providence ) South Carolina Medical University of South Carolina , ( Charleston ) Tennessee Vanderbilt University Medical Center ( Nashville ) Texas Baylor University Medical Center ( Dallas ) Houston …

Philadelphia Physician Sworn In As 168th President Of The Pennsylvania Medical Society | PR Newswire | 10/15/2017

… education, and research. Under his leadership, Jefferson’s Department of Emergency Medicine has treated millions of patients and has helped establish Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as one of Philadelphia’s premier safety net hospitals. He has volunteered … He then completed residencies in internal medicine, at Brown University’s Rhode Island Hospital (1984), and emergency medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1986). He is board-certified in both specialties. Dr. Christopher has written or …

Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

PASNAP Condemns Sale of Hahnemann Physician Residency Program, Calls on Federal Department of Health and Human Services to Maintain Opposition | Business Wire | 8/10/2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) denounces efforts by a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital-led coalition of area health systems to profit from the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. In addition to Jefferson, the coalition includes Albert Einstein Medical Center, Cooper University Hospital, Temple University Hospital, Main Line Health, and Christiana Care. The union, which has represented 800 registered nurses at Hahnemann, notes that funding …

Pennsylvania hospital closure may drive up out-of-pocket costs for employees | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2019

As Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital winds down services and prepares to close , some staff members with employer health coverage through Hahnemann’s parent company may face higher out-of-pocket costs, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer . Thousands of people employed by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and Hahnemann are covered under a health plan through the hospitals’ owner, Philadelphia Academic Health System. PAHS is owned by American Academic Health …

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Covera Health Forms Distinguished Clinical Advisory Committee to Advance Its Quality Initiatives | Business Wire | 4/16/2019

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Flanders has published extensively on the use of MRI in the clinical evaluation of spinal cord injuries and also serves on the Acute Spinal Cord Injury Team at the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley. Evan Siegelman, MD, is Section Chief of Body MRI at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Professor of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine …

Variability in diagnostic threshold for comedo necrosis among breast pathologists: implications for patient eligibility for active surveillance trials of ductal carcinoma in situ | Nature | 4/12/2019

… Sunil Badve, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN. Gabrielle Baker, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Ira Bleiweiss, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Jane Brock, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston … Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Juan Palazzo, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Liza Quintana, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. Mara Rendi, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Jordi Rowe, Cleveland …

Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Jefferson Hospitals Become First in Philadelphia to Achieve HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 7 | PR Newswire | 8/8/2019

PHILADELPHIA , Aug. 8, Jefferson Health’s Center City locations, including Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, have achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). This is the highest validation from HIMMS Analytics, a leading global healthcare IT consulting organization. “Receiving EMRAM Stage 7 affirms our commitment to deliver a highly integrated EMR solution to our world-class care teams …

Medical Centers Specialize To Treat Patients With Complex Lung Disease | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

CHICAGO , July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that eight new sites have joined its Care Center Network (CCN) to help serve the more than 200,000 Americans living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a devastating disease which causes progressive scarring in the lungs. Sixty-eight medical centers nationwide now offer expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating people with pulmonary fibrosis. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has expanded its …