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Leaders from Kennedy Health & Jefferson Ink Final Merger Deal

September 14 , 2017
Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, and Joseph W. Devine, President and CEO of Kennedy Health, joined Jefferson board members for a ceremonial signing to celebrate the official merger of the two organizations.
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Center City Division of Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia Now Part of Jefferson Health

September 07 , 2017
Jefferson Health is proud to welcome the Center City Division of Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP). With more than 90 cardiologists, CCP is one of the largest independent cardiac care practices in the country. Jefferson’s collaboration with CCP represents another major step forward in providing patients greater access to advanced cardiac care at convenient locations where they live and work.
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Stephen K. Klasko Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2017

August 21 , 2017
Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, is named to Modern Healthcare’s 2017 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.
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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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