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March 12 , 2019
March 12 , 2019

How to Reduce Implicit Bias in Emergency Medical Care

Jefferson collaborated with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania on a training program for emergency medicine residents and tested how well it worked.
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March 07 , 2019
March 07 , 2019

Potential Treatment for Cancer in Butterfly Disease

An international team of scientists have identified a potential drug treatment for patients with epidermolysis bullosa, or butterfly disease.
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February 13 , 2019
February 13 , 2019

Jefferson Health Hospitals are Three of Top Five in Pennsylvania, According to Healthgrades

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and Jefferson Methodist Hospital have been named by Healthgrades as three of the best hospitals in Pennsylvania and among the nation’s top 50, according to America’s Best Hospitals™ for 2019.
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February 06 , 2019
February 06 , 2019

How Fibrosis Develops in Butterfly Syndrome Patients

Jefferson researchers discover potential therapy for fibrosis, the thickening and scarring of connective tissues.
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January 24 , 2019
January 24 , 2019

Effective Method for Reducing Hospital Stay After Whipple Operation

Jefferson researchers found that the five-day Whipple accelerated recovery pathway (WARP) reduced patients' length of stay without significantly increasing complication rates.
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January 10 , 2019
January 10 , 2019

Thomas Jefferson University & Temple University Enter Exclusive Negotiations

Two of Philadelphia’s leading academic and healthcare organizations have signed an agreement that creates an exclusive 90-day window within which to consider and negotiate the acquisition and conduct due diligence by Jefferson of the Fox Chase Cancer Center.
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January 03 , 2019
January 03 , 2019

Days Following Thyroid Surgery are Highest for Risk of Readmission

An analysis of nationwide data shows patients with symptoms are most likely to return to the hospital within a week of their thyroid surgery, suggesting avenues for better care.
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November 30 , 2018
November 30 , 2018

Jefferson Health Welcomes Austin Chiang, MD, MPH, as Chief Medical Social Media Officer

Dr. Chiang's digital presence and innovative approach will allow him to serve as a key liaison between clinicians, medical students and residents to educate them on effective usage of social media, and amplify key organizational messages across medical communities.
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November 29 , 2018
November 29 , 2018

Jefferson Announces Raise of Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for Employees & Wage Adjustments in January 2019

This pay increase applies to all 14 hospitals, including Magee Rehab, as well as Thomas Jefferson University, and will benefit more than 1,800 current employees.
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November 20 , 2018
November 20 , 2018

In Heart Failure, a Stronger Heart Could Spell Worse Symptoms

Patients with stronger-pumping hearts have as many physical and cognitive impairments as those with weaker hearts, suggesting the need for better treatment.
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