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July 11 , 2018
July 11 , 2018

Top of the Class: Seven Jefferson Health Hospitals Earn “A” Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog

Jefferson Health hospitals earned high marks from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization. Seven of the system’s hospitals, including all three in New Jersey, were assigned “A” grades in patient safety.
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May 14 , 2018

Kennedy and Jefferson Kick Off New Era with New Hospital Names

Signs outside Kennedy Health's buildings are undergoing a makeover as it transforms to Jefferson Health under the terms of a merger that became effective last month.
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December 28 , 2017
December 28 , 2017

CMS Ranks Jefferson as a Four-Star Hospital

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services gives four-stars (out of five) to Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.
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December 21 , 2017
December 21 , 2017

Jefferson Receives $2.8 Million Grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Grant will be used to increase lung cancer screening and care in vulnerable populations.
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December 15 , 2017
December 15 , 2017

Jefferson Centralizing Corporate Services at 1101 Market as Expansion Continues

Jefferson announced that it will be centralizing and relocating corporate services to a new Jefferson center at 1101 Market Street, the former Aramark Headquarters.
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November 30 , 2017
November 30 , 2017

Phase III Immunotherapy Trial for Migraine Shows Positive Results

An antibody therapy against a key inflammatory molecule involved in migraines reduces the number of headaches that chronic migraine patients experience per month in a phase III trial.
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November 16 , 2017
November 16 , 2017

A New Way to Reduce Surgery Complications Stemming from High Blood Sugar

Using a different marker to track a patient’s glycemic levels could help improve outcomes after surgery for diabetic and non-diabetic patients alike.
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November 14 , 2017
November 14 , 2017

Could Surgery Reduce Frailty in Adults with Heart Failure?

Patients showed a reduction in measures of frailty after surgery for left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD)
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September 14 , 2017
September 14 , 2017

Leaders from Kennedy Health & Jefferson Ink Final Merger Deal

Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, and Joseph W. Devine, President and CEO of Kennedy Health, joined Jefferson board members for a ceremonial signing to celebrate the official merger of the two organizations.
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September 07 , 2017
September 07 , 2017

Center City Division of Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia Now Part of Jefferson Health

Jefferson Health is proud to welcome the Center City Division of Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia (CCP). With more than 90 cardiologists, CCP is one of the largest independent cardiac care practices in the country. Jefferson’s collaboration with CCP represents another major step forward in providing patients greater access to advanced cardiac care at convenient locations where they live and work.
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