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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Tuesday gave the city planning commission a first look at its plans for a research and office facility at 700...
The planned financial split this summer of the Jefferson Health System will result in two organizations close to the same size in terms of revenues, but not in term of profits.
Main Line Health and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc., the core of the Jefferson Health System since 1995, are separating financially, but will continue working together on patient care and in other areas, executives said Monday.
Until now, hospitals have largely dealt with Clostridium difficile, a bacterial infection that bedevils vulnerable patients in health-care settings, by attempting to prevent it with intensive disinfection or treating it with antibiotics.
Crozer-Keystone Health System, the biggest health-care provider in Delaware County, said Thursday that it was cutting 250 positions, after losing $15.7 million since July 1.
Taking a bold stand on a growing medical controversy, Temple University Hospital this week issued new guidelines restricting use of a minimally invasive gynecological surgical procedure called morcellation.
A nonprofit formed to facilitate the electronic sharing of medical records among hospitals, doctors and insurers, has established its first link.
Since 2011, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Virtua, the biggest health system in South Jersey, have been partners in pediatric care.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System and Lancaster General Health announced an alliance Tuesday that could increase Penn's share of patients who need the most complex levels of care.
Finding seen despite nationwide push against unnecessary use, to prevent drug resistance
When Monnette Sudler's phone rang on Oct. 27, she recognized the number. It was Temple University Hospital. As she breathed oxygen from a tank, Sudler, 61, a Germantown jazz guitarist who has played with the greats, hardly dared to hope: Was this her chance for a new life?
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced Friday a $5 million gift from Giant Food Stores L.L.C. toward the $425 million Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care under construction at the hospital's University City campus.
Study finds big differences in what medications patients get during and after procedure
Researchers compared college students in five nations
Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says
Efficient teamwork reduces hospital stays
Tablet placed under the tongue
Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group
Cryptococcus neoformans can be especially threatening to people with weak immune systems
Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say
British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest
Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year
Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds