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December 28 , 2016

Important Information About CDC Report on Heater-Cooler Devices Used in Open-Heart Surgery

Recently, the CDC and FDA published concerns regarding Sorin Stöckert 3T heater-cooler devices which are used during open-heart surgery.
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December 15 , 2016

Jefferson Health Recognized by IDG as Digital Edge 50 Award Winner for Improving Patient Safety and Experience

IDG announced Jefferson Health as a recipient of the Digital Edge 50 award for use of analytics strategies, dashboard and app technology to enhance patient safety, engagement and experience.
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December 13 , 2016

Jefferson Receives $2.5 Million from the Robert V. Nicoletti Family Trust for New Kidney Transplant Center

Jefferson Health announced a $2.5 million gift from the Robert V. Nicoletti Family Trust to establish a new kidney transplant center with a special focus on living donor transplantation.
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December 01 , 2016

Jefferson Selected for National Pilot Program Aimed at Maximizing Kidney Transplantation

Jefferson is the only center in Pennsylvania chosen to participate in United Network for Organ Sharing’s (UNOS) Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network
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November 29 , 2016

14th Annual Jefferson Gala to Honor SAP CEO Bill McDermott & Renowned Surgeon Dr. Edmund Pribitkin

The 14th Annual Jefferson Gala will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 6 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This year’s Gala will honor Bill McDermott and Edmund Pribitkin, M.D., MBA, FACS.
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November 22 , 2016

Case Series Examines Brain Activity During Islamic Prayer

In the first study of its kind, a case series examined the neurophysiological effects of Islamic prayer.
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November 17 , 2016

Philadelphia Eagles, Jefferson, and Rothman Institute Announce Partnership Renewal

The eight-year extension will run through the 2023 season
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October 05 , 2016

Mortality Rates Similar on MICUs Staffed by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Residents

A multi-disciplinary group of clinician researchers working in the medical intensive care units at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital found no significant difference in mortality of patients on two separate units; one staffed by nurse practitioners, the other by resident physicians.
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September 29 , 2016

Jefferson Endoscopy Center Opens in Bala Cynwyd Pa

The Jefferson Endoscopy Center in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, offers features two procedure rooms, enhanced privacy features, free parking and first-floor accessibility.
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September 16 , 2016

Jefferson Health Welcomes New Surgical and Medical Directors

Jefferson Health welcomes surgeon Howard Todd Massey, MD, as Surgical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support and cardiologist Andrew Boyle, MD, as Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure.
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