Jefferson Health Welcomes New Surgical and Medical Directors09/16/16
Jefferson Health welcomes surgeon Howard Todd Massey, MD, as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support and cardiologist Andrew Boyle, MD, as Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure.
Jefferson Health Appoints Rohinton J. Morris, MD, FACS, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery09/17/15
Jefferson Health announced the appointment of Rohinton J. Morris, MD, FACS, as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Professor of Surgery in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc. Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®' Recognition from The Joint Commission11/13/14
Jefferson was recognized for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care, as part of The Joint Commission's 2014 annual report.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Makes Elite Group of Top Hospitals in the Nation07/16/13
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has been named to U.S.News & World Report's most exclusive and influential list: Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll.
John Entwistle III, M.D., Ph.D. Appointed Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Jefferson12/28/12
John Entwistle III, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support. He has also been named associate professor of surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Improving the Safety of Angioplasty in Patients with Coronary Bypass Graft Disease10/24/12
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have shown that combining distal protection devices with the prophylactic use of the drug nicardipine is more effective at preventing life-threatening complications following a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) (angioplasty, stenting) on patients who have undergone previous bypass surgery than distal protection devices alone.
Preoperative Aspirin Therapy Can Benefit Cardiac Surgery Patients, Find Jefferson And UC Davis Anesthesiologists And Surgeons12/06/11
Study conducted by Jefferson and UC Davis anesthesiologists and surgeons confirms what is thought to be good practice of prescribing aspirin before cardiac surgery.