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Philly Researchers Are Speeding Up the Clinical Research Process With Coronavirus Trials

Over the past month, researchers in hospitals across Philadelphia have launched as many as 30 clinical trials all aimed at finding cures for COVID-19. It’s […]

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The Liacouras Center Hospital Probably Won’t Help COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals and emergency rooms across the country are becoming increasingly overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, forcing healthcare providers to think creatively about where and how they […]

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Why the FTC Wants to Block the Jefferson-Einstein Merger

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General filed a complaint in federal district court that argues against […]

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Oncologist Edith Mitchell Wins PHL Life Sciences Ultimate Solution Award

Edith Mitchell is a force. The decorated researcher and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital oncologist has accomplished so many “firsts” that even she can’t keep track […]

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How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly

Though the opioid epidemic is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 when the misuse of prescription painkillers resulted in more than 5,000 […]

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Now You Can Get Salads You Actually Want to Eat at a Philly Hospital

On the whole, Americans are dedicated to their work. They also tend to make time for some kind of play. And, of course, they’re devoted to […]

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Do You Need to Sleep Less to Be Successful?

With how much Stephen Klasko has going on, it’s not surprising that the Jefferson Health CEO is well-known for sleeping just four to five hours […]

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Jefferson in Talks to Acquire Temple’s Fox Chase Cancer Center

Thomas Jefferson and Temple universities are kicking off the year with a big announcement: Jefferson is pursuing Temple’s Fox Chase Cancer Center. The two organizations have […]

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Klasko: People Have Way Too Much Respect for the Medical System

What will the country’s health care look like about 20 years from now? Will patients finally receive one-page medical bills and will telemedicine be the […]

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Jefferson, Einstein Merger Would Create a Massive 18-Hospital System

Jefferson Health system and Einstein Healthcare Network will likely merge in the near future creating the region’s largest residency program, according to hospital representatives. On […]

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Klasko: CVS-Aetna Merger Could Be an Opening for Amazon

When CVS recently announced a $69 billion deal to buy Aetna, the country’s third-largest insurer, the corporate and health care worlds were immediately divided. Because […]

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Jefferson Moves to Merge With Philly’s Monell Center

Jefferson Health just announced yet another plan to merge with a local institution. The health network wants to merge with the University City-based Monell Center. […]

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Jefferson, Kennedy Merger Creates a Giant 13-Hospital Network

Almost two years after announcing their intent to merge, Jefferson Health and Kennedy Health have sealed the deal, officially making Jefferson a sprawling 13-hospital network. […]

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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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Jefferson to Open Respiratory Institute in Philadelphia

Jefferson Health is partnering with Denver-based specialty hospital National Jewish Health to establish the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute in Philadelphia. Set to open […]