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Dreamit Health Gets $325,000 Grant

With its high costs and confusing insurance policies, the health care industry is ripe for disruption. Who better to do that than young, energetic startup companies? […]

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6 Seriously Cool Health Care Innovations Ready to Prove Their Worth

You can’t help but root for the companies in the latest class of the University City Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator. A patch that analyzes sweat […]

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CHOP CEO: Why We’re Partnering With UAE Health System

Madeline Bell has a plan to help improve pediatric care halfway across the world. The president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was in Dubai […]

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A Company in the Philly Burbs Just Sold for $400 Million

What’s the going rate for a group of outpatient physical rehabilitation centers? How about a cool $400 million? Physiotherapy Associates Holdings, which is based in […]

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Why Nearly 1,200 Nurses Unionized Last Week

Nurses at two local hospitals say they’re fed up with poor working conditions, subpar equipment, ineffective scheduling and inadequate staffing. The environment is simply unsafe for patients, […]

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Why Jefferson is in Merger Mania

Dr. Stephen Klasko knows that in today’s ever-changing health care landscape, bigger is better. Bigger means easier negotiations with insurance companies. Bigger means more capital to invest […]

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Jefferson, Kennedy Health to Merge

Jefferson has announced yet another merger deal. On Friday, Jefferson announced the signing of a letter of intent to merge with Kennedy Health, a South Jersey-based health system. Kennedy […]

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850 Hahnemann Hospital Nurses Vote to Unionize

For the second time in the past week, hundreds of nurses at a Philadelphia-area hospital have voted to unionize. This time it was 850 nurses […]

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Jefferson, Aria Sign Definitive Merger Agreement

Aria Health System and Jefferson signed a definitive agreement to merge. The deal is expected to be complete in spring 2016. Before then, both organizations will […]

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330 Nurses Vote to Unionize at Delco Hospital

This past weekend, more than 330 registered nurses at Delaware County Memorial Hospital voted to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals […]

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DreamIt was Second-Most Active Health Care Investor in 2015

Whether it’s a mouthpiece that detects concussions, pill bottles that blink when it’s time for patients to take medicines or wearables that track diseases, health care […]

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Crozer-Keystone Health System to be Sold

Crozer-Keystone Health System — which runs five hospitals in the Philadelphia region and has 6,000 employees — has been sold to Los Angeles-based hospital operator […]

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Aria Health Agrees to Pay $3 Million to Settle Variety of Allegations

Aria Health has agreed to pay $564,700 to resolve claims that a cardiologist performed unnecessary invasive procedures on inpatients and outpatients at its Torresdale campus between October […]

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Court: No, Cooper Hospital Can’t Be Camden’s Sole Paramedic Provider

Cooper University Hospital and Virtua have been battling for months over a controversial new law allowing Cooper to effectively take over paramedic services in Camden County. But on […]

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Penn Study: Mustaches More Common Than Women in Top Medical Leadership Posts

You probably could’ve guessed — if asked — that there are more men than women leading the nation’s top academic medical institutions in America. But […]