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June 19 , 2017
June 19 , 2017

Dr. Stephen Klasko Ranks Among Top 50 Physician Executives and Leaders by Modern Healthcare

Jefferson is proud to announce that President and CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko has been recognized by Modern Healthcare - the leader in healthcare business news, research and data - as one of this year’s 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders.
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June 13 , 2017
June 13 , 2017

Molecule May Help Maintain Brain's Synaptic Balance

A receptor involved in creating one type of synaptic junctions offers a new way to examine how the brain forms. Researchers at Jefferson have discovered a molecule that may play a role in helping maintain the balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons.
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June 05 , 2017
June 05 , 2017

Main Line Health and Jefferson Health Partnering with Rothman Institute and NueHealth in Ownership of Physicians Care Surgical Hospital

Main Line Health (MLH) and Jefferson Health are partnering with Rothman Institute and NueHealth in the ownership of the Physicians Care Surgical Hospital (PCSH) in Royersford, PA.
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June 02 , 2017
June 02 , 2017

Jefferson Transplant Institute Liver, Kidney Transplant Programs Earn Recognition from SRTR

Jefferson Health’s Transplant Institute earned a laudable four star score from the Scientific Register of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR evaluates the patient survival and organ functionality one year after their transplantation, and then assigns a score of one (the worst) to five (the best).
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May 30 , 2017
May 30 , 2017

Infection with Seasonal Flu May Increase Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease

Recent research suggests that a certain strain of influenza virus predisposes mice to developing pathologies that mimic those seen in Parkinson's disease.
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May 24 , 2017
May 24 , 2017

Jefferson Researcher Identifies Targets for Better Anti-Thrombotic Medicine

Blood thinners, such as aspirin, reduce the risk of thrombus formation but also interfere with the initial clot formation that is essential for preventing blood loss from the wounds. Now researchers have discovered that a molecule plays a role in thrombus development, but not the initial clot formation, suggesting a new avenue for developing more specific and protective blood thinners.
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May 23 , 2017
May 23 , 2017

Jefferson Health's Economic Impact Tops $6 Billion in 2016

Jefferson Health annually contributes over $6 billion to the region’s economy and supports more than 28,000 jobs in the Philadelphia region, according to information released by The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).
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May 19 , 2017
May 19 , 2017

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and Jefferson Health Launch the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson received a $3 million development donation from education and healthcare philanthropists Esperanza and David Neu to establish the Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship.
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May 04 , 2017
May 04 , 2017

Buprenorphine Cuts Length of Stay Nearly in Half for Infants Withdrawing from Opioids

Babies born to women who have used opioids at any point during pregnancy are at risk of suffering withdrawal symptoms. New research demonstrates that a more effective treatment can safely cut the duration of the therapy nearly in half.
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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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