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William B. Hughes, MD, Joins Jefferson Health as Medical Director for Newly Established Burn Center

February 15 , 2018
William B. Hughes, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of Jefferson’s newly initiated Burn Center and as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
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A Protein Could Make Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Attack Damage More Effective

February 13 , 2018
Replenishing a naturally occurring heart protein could improve stem cell therapy after a heart attack
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InTouch Health, Mission Health, and Jefferson Health Launch Telehealth Collaboration

January 25 , 2018
InTouch Health, the leading enterprise telehealth platform, announced partnerships with Mission Health and Jefferson Health to jointly develop new telehealth solutions to improve patient access and quality of care while reducing overall healthcare costs.
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New Transplant Policy Breaks Down Racial Barriers

August 27 , 2017
For years, the national organ-allocation policy unintentionally discriminated against minorities. As available scientific research progressed, United Network for Organ Sharing revisited the way in which organs are matched with recipients.
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Staying Healthy? Don’t forget your liver.

August 25 , 2017
Hepatitis C, liver cancer, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are just three of the hundreds of types of overlooked liver diseases that can affect your health and well-being. Consumer Reports recently provided readers with ways to keep their livers healthy.
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In the News: Pain Meds after C-Section

August 19 , 2017
Jefferson Health OB-GYN Dr. Baxter spoke to Newsworks about safe and appropriate prescribing of opioids after a cesarean section.
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