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Philadelphia 76ers Announce Groundbreaking Partnership with The Rothman Institute and Jefferson

November 19, 2014
The Rothman Institute will provide the Official Orthopedics & Urgent Care of the Philadelphia 76ers, as well as the Official Team Physicians; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital becomes an Official Hospital of the Philadelphia 76ers.
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc. Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®' Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 13, 2014
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.
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Abington Health and Jefferson: Reimagining Region's Health Care

October 29, 2014
The chief executives of Abington Health and Jefferson announced today that their respective Boards of Trustees have voted to enter into a Letter of Intent and to move forward with a framework for merging the two organizations.

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Preparing for Difficult Patient Conversations

Preparing for Difficult Patient Conversations

November 18, 2014

Amy R. Mackenzie, MD, medical oncologist at Jefferson speaks with WHYY’s Newsworks. The post...

A Woman’s Medical Mystery

A Woman’s Medical Mystery

November 13, 2014

Dr. Sherif solves a patient's medical mystery. The post A Woman’s Medical Mystery appeared first...

Gauging Distress in Cancer Patients

Gauging Distress in Cancer Patients

November 12, 2014

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be stressful in many ways for a patient. In an effort to...