A revolutionary personalized cellular therapy developed by Penn Medicine and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia received federal approval in August for the treatment of specific cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Later this month, you will receive an email invitation to participate in the 2017 Employee Engagement Survey. It’s very important that you complete the survey, which will offer you and your colleagues throughout LG Health and the entire Penn Medicine system an opportunity to share feedback on a variety of topics.
New for the 2017-2018 school year, the Pennsylvania Department of Health shortened the grace period that allowed children to attend school without all required immunizations from eight months to five days. Lancaster General Health answered the call with several campaigns that increased awareness of the new law and improved access to immunization for children in Lancaster.
On Sept. 9, more than 70 LG Health employees and family members participated in the annual United Way Day of Caring.
For the past seven years, Bernie Miller, Customer Service Specialist in the LGH Endoscopy Department, has been spreading joy at Women & Babies Hospital with the beautiful hats she knits for babies in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The South Central PA Opioid Awareness Coalition, which launched in May, includes a dozen health-care organizations – including LG Health – who are joining forces to reduce the dependence of opioids.