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Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA, to Join Jefferson Health as Chief Physician Executive and Senior Executive Vice President of Thomas Jefferson University

August 09 , 2017
Jefferson announces the appointment of Bruce A. Meyer, MD, MBA, to the newly-created position of chief physician executive of Jefferson Health and senior executive vice president of Thomas Jefferson University.
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Named 16th on |U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll

August 08 , 2017
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is named 16th on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to just 20 hospitals in the U.S. chosen for breadth and depth of clinical excellence.
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Independence Blue Cross and Jefferson Health Commit to Building a Healthier Philadelphia and Bringing Care Closer to Home Through Innovation

July 24 , 2017
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Jefferson Health, two organizations that already work hand-in-hand on an Innovation Collaboration program, have signed a five-year agreement that will marshal resources from both organizations to transform the access, quality, experience and cost of the care members and patients receive.
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Simulation Training Provides Hands-On Experience for Medical Students

August 10 , 2017
In a recent interview for Fast Company, which discussed the potential uses of virtual reality for medical education, Thomas Jefferson University professor Dr. Eric Wickstrom said simulation training could make medical school more attractive to those who may have been turned off by traditional curricula.
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Jefferson Student Teams Hot-Spot Complex Needs of Super-Users

August 04 , 2017
According to the Pennsylvania Healthcare Cost Containment Council, patients admitted to the hospital five or more times over a one-year period account for a large portion of the health care economy in Pennsylvania. In order to address the needs of these complex patients, Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Interprofessional Education has teamed up with Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.
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Jefferson Psychologist Coaches Community on Helping Kids at Risk for Suicide

August 01 , 2017
NewsWorks recently reported that children's cries for psychological help often go unheard by adults.
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