Hospitals

Hospitals

Pennsylvania hospital apologizes for telling patients to get care somewhere else

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Diseases

Hospitals lure diabetes patients with self-care courses, but costs can weigh heavily

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Spinal Cord Injuries

Magee Rehab fundraiser draws patients from all walks of life

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Hospitals

‘Nightmare bacteria’ stalk U.S. hospitals

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Hospitals

CHOP holds streak as best-ranked pediatrics department in United States

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Business

Jefferson Health to merge with Einstein Healthcare Network

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Patient Care

From the ER to inpatient care — at home

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Hospitals

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital embarks on $15 million ER expansion

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Health Systems

Main Line Health to build $32 million health center in King of Prussia

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The Doctor Is Out

Einstein orthopedic surgeon goes to the mat for young athletes

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Opioids

Hospital honchos hone new message in wake of opioid epidemic: expect pain

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Senior Health

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

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Hospitals

Penn Medicine now includes the Princeton HealthCare System

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Sixers

Julius 'Dr. J' Erving hospitalized after falling ill at Sixers game

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Hospitals

Two Philly hospitals penalized for high injury, infection rates

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Opioids

Philly-area emergency rooms adjust to increase of opioid overdose cases

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LGBTQ

Hahnemann launches new transgender health training

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Health Care Costs

A hospital charged $1,877 to pierce a 5-year-old’s ears. This is why health care costs so much

Health Care Costs

Ambulances stick patients with surprise bills

Medicine

Antibiotics can be unnecessary and potentially harmful, IBC says

Hospitals

Here's how Philly hospitals grade out in survey on patient safety

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Research

Penn researchers: Targeting enzyme could slow spreading in deadly cancer

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The Doctor Is Out

For Delco nurse and pageant competitor, beauty is more than just skin deep

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CHOP

CHOP mini-doc examines life, surgery of infant twins formerly conjoined at head

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Senior Living

Chasing millions in Medicaid dollars, hospitals buy up nursing homes

The Doctor Is Out

St. Christopher's nurse and her family make a splash for special needs children

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Hospitals

5 regional hospitals lose in-network status with Independence Blue Cross in sale

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Hospitals

Independence Blue Cross reaches deal to include five local hospitals

Autism

Nowhere to go: Young people with severe autism languish In hospitals

Hospitals

At Pennsylvania hospital, staffers surrounded patient with item in genitals to take photos

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Hospitals

17 cardiology specialists join Jefferson Health system

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Business

Two Philly hospitals sold in $170 million deal

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Health Care

Cooper University Health Care to acquire Lourdes hospital and other Trinity facilities

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Research

CHOP taking part in $14.8 million research effort into link between birth defects, childhood cancer

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Drugs

Report: Number of infants exposed to illegal drugs soars in SE Pennsylvania

Hospitals

Penn neurosurgeon becomes first in Pennsylvania to perform back-saving procedure

Service Dogs

Pender, a very good and chill dog, arrives in area to help brain-injury patients

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Rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks two Philadelphia facilities in 'Top Hospitals' list

Health Care

Jefferson, GE Healthcare form nation's largest partnership to save $1 billion in efficiencies

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Medicine

Penn finds cases of nasty gut infection 'soaring' in United States

Studies

Study: Hospital workers who wash can still spread MRSA to babies

Rankings

CHOP, once again, scores big on U.S. News & World Report's 'Best Children's Hospitals'

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Surgery

In rare procedure, CHOP surgeons separate twin girls conjoined at the head

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Hospitals

Einstein Medical Center reporting electrical problems

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Senior Health

Influx of elderly patients forces ER to practice comfort care

Opinion

Possible repeal of Affordable Care Act worries health professionals, Philly doctor writes

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Escapes

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$8350 -- Australia's Islands: 10-Night Curated Trip

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$75 & Up -- Myrtle Beach Resort w/Newly-Renovated Rooms & Breakfast

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