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Online Learning, Hybrid Classes and Virtual Reality: Philly Universities Prepare for a Risky Fall Semester

The high school seniors who saw their graduation ceremonies ripped away by COVID-19 this spring may now have to worry about their plans for the […]

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City Life

Lizzo Sends Lunch, Philly Gets Ballooned, and More Good Things That Happened This Week

There’s been plenty of bad news in Philly (and everywhere) this week, thanks to the coronavirus. So we wanted to look around and see if […]

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Be Well Philly

This Local Doctor Helps Diagnose Rare Diseases — With the Help of the Crowd — on Live TV

When you are sick, you are supposed to get better. That’s the way society operates — being ill is a temporary state, and if you […]

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City Life

Jefferson’s Looking to Invest In Your Hemp Business Proposal

Stephen K. Klasko is high on hemp. In 2016, the Jefferson president and CEO accepted a $3 million donation to create the Lambert Center for […]

Business

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 […]

Business

I Love My Job: Thomas Jefferson University Chancellor Stephen Spinelli, Jr.

Before the former Philadelphia University president got into higher ed, he was an entrepreneur in the trenches. At 24, Stephen Spinelli, Jr. was a member […]

Business

Q&A: Looking for an LGBTQ-Friendly Doc? This New Site Can Help

Rating and reviewing health care providers is nothing new, but sites like RateMDs, Healthgrades, and ZocDoc have never quite cut it for the millions of […]

Business

Jefferson and Philadelphia University Unveil Post-Merger Identity

On Saturday, the groundbreaking merger between Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University will be official after about two years in the making. Two big questions […]

Business

Q&A: Jefferson CEO Steve Klasko on Obamacare, Merger Mania

Steve Klasko has a bold plan: Fix health care in the United States. For better or worse, the business of health care has changed since […]

Business

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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Business

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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Business

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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Business

10 Biggest Business Deals of 2015

Philadelphia businesses made plenty of big moves in 2015. Everybody’s favorite coffee roaster got a new owner, two big universities announced a merger, and virtually every hospital […]

Business

Jefferson CEO: Expect More Mergers

Jefferson has been merger-happy over the past year — and it’s not going to end anytime soon. In the wake of Jefferson’s shocking merger with Philadelphia […]

Business

Report: Jefferson and Philadelphia University to Merge

Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University put out a curious press release on Thursday morning, saying the two organizations signed a letter-of-intent “to pursue integration of the two […]