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February 14 , 2017
February 14 , 2017

Jefferson Hosts Investment Icon Jack Bogle for Discussion on Health Care and Finance

Thomas Jefferson University will host Vanguard Group founder and investment icon John C. "Jack" Bogle for a panel discussion on the intersection of healthcare and finance, celebrating the 21st anniversary of the heart transplant that saved his life.
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February 13 , 2017
February 13 , 2017

More than 60 Jefferson Health Practices Participating in Historic Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care

More than 60 Jefferson Health practices are participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), a partnership between payer partners from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans, self-insured businesses and primary care providers. The partnership is designed to improve access to quality health care at lower costs.
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January 25 , 2017
January 25 , 2017

Diabetes Drug Takes Aim at Cancer's Fuel Source

To understand how metformin changes the biology of cancer cells, researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University tested tumor cells before and after metformin treatment in non-diabetic cancer patients. The pilot clinical trial results published in the journal The Laryngoscope.
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January 23 , 2017
January 23 , 2017

Jefferson Reactivates Heart Transplant Program; Welcomes Patients for Evaluations

Jefferson Health is welcoming patients for heart transplant evaluations after recently reactivating its program with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
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January 17 , 2017
January 17 , 2017

The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health Welcomes Anthony J. Bazzan, MD, FACN, ABIHM, Expert in Integrative Medicine

Anthony J. Bazzan, MD, FACN, ABIHM, joined the Villanova, Pa., location of The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Jefferson as Associate Director, where his role will include oversight of clinical programs.
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January 13 , 2017
January 13 , 2017

Jefferson Establishes the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health are pleased to announce the establishment of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. The new institute will greatly expand the research, education and clinical care profile of the integrative medicine program.
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January 04 , 2017
January 04 , 2017

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital First in Philadelphia Area to Enroll Patients in Trial for New Carotid Artery Disease Procedure

Vascular surgeons at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are the first in the Philadelphia area to enroll patients in a post-approval clinical trial of a new procedure. Transcarotid Artery Revascularization, or TCAR, treats patients with carotid artery disease.
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