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GE Healthcare and Jefferson Health Launch Multi-Year Risk-Sharing Relationship Targeting $1 Billion in Efficiencies

July 17 , 2017
GE Healthcare and Jefferson Health have announced an eight-year, shared-risk relationship that will help Jefferson strategically transform healthcare delivery in the Philadelphia region for the benefit of patients and their families.
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Treatment Rapidly Reverses the Effect of Blood Thinner Dabigatran

July 11 , 2017
A new treatment rapidly removes the oral blood thinner dabigatran (PRADAXA®) from circulation within minutes, allowing life-saving clots to form normally
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Aramark Roll Out Nourish’d Food Truck

July 10 , 2017
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Aramark announce that Nourish’d Food Truck will hit the road serving up healthy, nutrient-rich “superfoods” for those on the go.
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Vacation: Not just a Luxury, a Health Necessity

July 15 , 2017
CBS3 reported on a recent poll, in which only 34 percent of Americans took vacation last year. Therapist Dr. George James wasn't surprised, but shared the many benefits of taking time off.
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Can Medicinal Marijuana Help With Menstrual Cramps?

July 11 , 2017
Dr. Charles Pollack, Director of the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Jefferson comments on the possibility of the New York State Assembly's including menstrual cramps on the list of medical conditions for which physicians can prescribe medicinal marijuana.
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Doctor Visits from the Couch

July 05 , 2017
For some parents, getting to the doctor’s office in between school and soccer practice, can be a challenge. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Terri Akman, recently reported on the ease and benefits of using telemedicine.
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