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Penn Medicine Begins “Life-Changing” Uterine Transplant Program

Historically, there’s been no treatment available for women living with nonfunctioning uteruses, but in recent years, physicians have made breakthroughs with uterine transplants. And this […]

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Report: Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill Would Cost Pa. $11 Billion

Republicans are trying yet again to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Their latest measure comes in the form of a bill proposed by Sens. Lindsey Graham (of […]

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I Love My Job: Jefferson’s Stephen K. Klasko

A lot has happened with Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health over the past few years, and Stephen K. Klasko has orchestrated it all. Since […]

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Perelman School of Medicine Joins National Initiative to Increase In-Home Primary Care

The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) announced last week that eight nationally recognized academic centers and hospitals, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of […]

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Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Three University of Pennsylvania medical students have created an app that they hope will put an end to LGBTQ healthcare disparities. SpectrumScores, being developed by […]

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Toomey Wants to Repeal the Affordable Care Act With or Without a Replacement

Disability activists protested outside Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia office yesterday, some covered in fake blood, to speak out against his push to repeal the Affordable Care Act […]

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It’s Time for Single-Payer Health Care

I frequently travel around the country meeting and speaking with business groups about issues affecting their companies. The business groups I speak to are located […]

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Wolf Urges Toomey Against Medicaid Cuts

Like a lot of people, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf wants to get in touch with Sen. Pat Toomey. Wolf sent Toomey a letter expressing concern for the […]

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Philadelphia Has an Overabundance of Medical Talent, LinkedIn Says

Last week, LinkedIn released its June 2017 workforce report, detailing hiring and job-seeking trends in 20 of the largest US metropolitan areas. The professional networking site began releasing monthly […]

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CloudMine Names Philly Life Sciences Industry Veteran as New CEO

CloudMine Inc., Center City’s acclaimed and fast-growing master of digital health care application design, announced on Wednesday that Stephen Wray is joining the company as […]

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Wolf Bashes Healthcare Bill in Letter to White House

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the White House not to embrace the American Health Care Act – legislation that would repeal and replace major […]

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Here Are the Pa. Republicans Who Voted No on Repealing Obamacare

As you likely (hopefully) know by now, Republicans are trying yet again to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Yesterday, the House narrowly passed a health […]

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A Humble Suggestion for Fixing America’s Health Insurance Problems

A few days ago, I was spending my lunch hour at work filling out an online form to make an appointment with a doctor I’d […]

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Report: 5 Ways the Obamacare Repeal Will Slam Pa.’s Economy

On the first day of his presidency, Donald Trump issued an executive order to start rolling back the Affordable Care Act, and the repeal will […]

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Toomey Compares Patients With Preexisting Conditions to Burned-Out Houses

Pat Toomey has taken a lot of flak since Donald Trump won the presidency. The Pennsylvania senator, who revealed he had decided to vote for […]