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Growth and Innovation in the Suburbs

In five short years, CCH has accomplished a great deal already. But, noted Michael Duncan, president and CEO of CCH, even as the hospital grows and advances, the cornerstone of its work remains constant: “Our strategic mission has always been to make CCH a destination for world-class health care for the residents of Chester County.”

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CEO’s Corner

In the summer of 2017, as part of a first-of-its-kind new contract with Independence Blue Cross (IBC) — the largest commercial insurer in our region — the University of Pennsylvania Health System made a promise: that we would work around the clock to find new ways to make sure our patients didn’t need to return to the hospital after being discharged.

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Supplying the Right Stuff for Success

Dozens of area youngsters went back to school with a little style and a lot of substance this year courtesy of the Penn Medicine Princeton Health community.

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LG Health Family Physician Finds Joy in Cycling

Since joining Lancaster General Health in 2014, Benjamin Snell, MD, managing physician at LG Health Physicians Twin Rose Family Medicine, has been biking to his practice locations in Columbia and Wrightsville at least twice a week.

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    A New Addition to the Syllabus: Stopping the Bleed with PPMC

    September 27, 2018
    In the three years since the campaign’s rollout, PPMC has been committed to holding easily accessible, hands-on B-Con trainings for school nurses, students, police officers, and other community members.
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    Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness in Port Richmond and Beyond

    September 27, 2018
    According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), approximately one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, as well as about one in 1,000 men. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women, but while the statistics can seem bleak, these death rates are decreasing, and the ACS estimates there are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors nationwide.
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    Awards and Accolades

    September 27, 2018
    From appointments to prestigious journals to awards in clinical science, Penn Medicine clinicians have a lot to be proud of. Congratulations to our most recent high-achievers!
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    PM@Work

    September 27, 2018
    The new and improved Knowledge Link online learning site released in June features a more intuitive user interface and enhanced manager tools.
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    CEO’s Corner

    August 31, 2018
    Our women executive leaders bring diverse perspectives and experiences to their roles. Together, they prove that there’s no single path or background that allows people to succeed in our organization.
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    Could This Be Sepsis? Early recognition is key

    August 28, 2018
    Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection. It can result in tissue damage, organ failure and, ultimately, death.
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    Creating Healthy Connections in the Community

    August 28, 2018
    For Rhonda M. Whitaker, BSN, RN, community outreach is a year-round endeavor, and every season offers another chance to serve those in need.
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    Nurse-Family Partnership Welcomes Pennsylvania DHS Secretary

    August 28, 2018
    In June, Teresa Miller, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ (DHS), visited LG Health to learn more about its Nurse-Family Partnership program, a free program that helps first-time, low-income mothers and their infants receive health-care services, health education, emotional support and guidance.
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    PMC Recognized for Positive Environmental Stewardship

    August 28, 2018
    For the fourth consecutive year, Princeton Medical Center (PMC) received a Partner Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit membership organization promoting positive environmental stewardship and best practices in the healthcare community.
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    UPHS to Eliminate Sugar-Sweetened Beverages from Facilities

    August 28, 2018
    Penn Medicine is now taking steps to eliminate these foods from its facilities in an effort to ensure that the food it serves aligns with its missions to care for, educate, and empower patients who are coping with heart disease, diabetes, and many other illnesses.
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