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April 26 , 2017
April 26 , 2017

National Jewish Health & Jefferson Health Announce Creation of Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute in Philadelphia

Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned Philadelphia healthcare system develop joint venture to provide care and research focused on respiratory and related diseases.
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April 24 , 2017
April 24 , 2017

Artificial Intelligence May Help Diagnose Tuberculosis in Remote Areas

Researchers are training artificial intelligence models to identify tuberculosis (TB) on chest X-rays, which may help screening and evaluation efforts in TB-prevalent areas with limited access to radiologists, according to a new study appearing online in the journal Radiology.
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April 20 , 2017
April 20 , 2017

Loss of Beloved Jefferson Benefactor and Philanthropist, Dorrance H. Hamilton

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Mrs. Dorrance “Dodo” Hamilton, a long-time Jefferson citizen, friend, benefactor and one of our city’s leading philanthropists and socialites.
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March 20 , 2017
March 20 , 2017

A Simple Fix to Avoid Unnecessary Coronary Stents is Overlooked by Cardiologists and Current Cardiovascular Guidelines

Physician researchers suspect that some cases of coronary artery spasm go unrecognized and are incorrectly treated with stents.
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March 15 , 2017
March 15 , 2017

More IV Fluids, Fewer C-Sections

By pooling the data of several studies, Thomas Jefferson University researchers showed that a higher rate of IV fluids not only decreased C-section rates, but also shortened the overall length of labor by one hour, as well as shortened the pushing phase. The results were published online as an accepted article in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.
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March 10 , 2017
March 10 , 2017

Jefferson Announces Plans for Expanded Services at the Navy Yard

Jefferson Health will offer expanded services at the Navy Yard, having signed a multi-year lease agreement with Liberty Property/Synterra, a joint venture of Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners, for additional space to open a 70,000-plus square-foot facility at 3 Crescent Drive by early to mid-2018.
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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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