Smiling woman sits at computer wearing telephone headset. Inset photo shows older woman smiling and speaking into a mobile phone. A circular graphic reads: Expect our follow-up phone call. You’ll receive an automated call within 24 hrs. of leaving.

Lancaster General Hospital Launches Post-Discharge Outreach Program

Patients at Lancaster General Hospital now receive an automated follow-up call within 24 hours of discharge home, thanks to Penn Medicine Connects.

  • Graphic Representing Contact Tracing

    LG Health To Continue Contact Tracing

    February 01, 2021
    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health continues to lead efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Lancaster County through contact tracing and testing.
  • LG Health Physicians Comprehensive Care expanded its services to include free, walk-in testing for sexually transmitted diseases

    Free LG Health Walk-In Clinic for STD Testing

    February 01, 2021
    For more than 20 years, LG Health Physicians Comprehensive Care has been a trusted place in the community for patients with HIV/AIDS to receive high-quality, compassionate care.
  • Nurse anesthetists, surgical tech, ICU nurses and respiratory therapists

    Collaborating on COVID-19 Pronation Therapy

    February 01, 2021
    Nurse anesthetists and surgical techs at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital recently joined the team of ICU nurses and respiratory therapists performing pronation therapy on critically ill COVID-19 patients in the ICU and Neuro/Trauma Unit.
  • Joseph Kontra, MD, chief of Infectious Diseases at Lancaster General Hospital, was the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives at LG Health

    February 01, 2021
    Joseph Kontra, MD, chief of Infectious Diseases at Lancaster General Hospital, was the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the hospital December 17.
  • Bergen

    Presidents Message

    February 01, 2021
    The winners of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s 2020 CEO Award
  • Joining forces for children

    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Leads Coalition Joining Forces for Children

    December 15, 2020
    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is supporting the youngest victims of the opioid crisis in Lancaster County through Joining Forces for Children, the community coalition it launched nearly a year ago with funding from a federal grant.
  • Endowment Fund

    $1.2M Endowment Fund Improves Access To Breast Care

    December 15, 2020
    Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health created a $1.2M endowment fund in conjunction with the LG Health Foundation to help ensure that no patient will miss out on necessary breast screenings or care due to an inability to pay.
  • Year of the nurse

    Commemorating the Year of the Nurse

    December 15, 2020
    The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth.
  • Nightingale Award

    Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania

    December 15, 2020
    Each year, the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania honor exceptional nurses practicing in the Commonwealth.
  • Women of Achievement

    YWCA Women of Achievement Award

    December 15, 2020
    Dorcas Cyster, BSN, RN, a supervisor for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s Healthy Beginnings Plus program, was one of four women honored on Nov. 6 at a virtual luncheon for the YWCA Women of Achievement Award.
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