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Lancaster General Health Joins UPHS

LGH-Exterior---James-Street_croppedIt’s official! Effective August 1Lancaster General Health (LG Health) became a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

The combination unites Penn Medicine – one of the nation’s top academic medical centers world-renowned for its clinical and research excellence – with a health system nationally ranked for its clinical quality. Both are among the top five systems in Pennsylvania, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

“Joining the University of Pennsylvania Health System strengthens our region’s access to cost-effective, high-quality care, will improve our communities’ health and well-being, and will strengthen our complementary teaching and research missions,” said Thomas E. Beeman, president and chief executive officer of Lancaster General Health. “An acclaimed partner such as Penn Medicine is essential to our efforts to successfully transform health care during a time of unprecedented change in our industry.”

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A Community that CAREs

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Since its inception in 2012, the Penn Medicine CAREs program has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to support the volunteer efforts of UPHS physicians, employees and students from the Perelman School of Medicine who go out of their way to h...Full story

HUP/Penn Presbyterian Again Named Among Top 10

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Penn Medicine hospitals have been ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the nation, #1 in Pennsylvania, and once again #1 in the Philadelphia metro area by U.S. News World Report. With the combined results for HUP and Penn Presbyterian, we ...Full story

Lancaster General Health Joins UPHS

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It’s official! Lancaster General Health (LG Health) has become a member of UPHS, effective August 1st. The combination unites Penn Medicine with a health system nationally ranked for its clinical quality. Both are among the top five system...Full story

Preparation Continues for Papal Visit

As Philadelphia prepares for the World Meeting of Families and the Pope’s visit in September, Papal planning teams at each entity have been meeting to assess site-specific issues that may arise, including ensuring necessary staffing levels ...Full story

A New Health Care Destination in Chester County

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Penn Medicine recently celebrated the opening of PM Southern Chester County, a new outpatient facility providing this growing population with comprehensive outpatient services and the most advanced technology in their hometown. Medical serv...Full story

Join the 5K for the IOA

Support aging-related research and care at Penn’s Institute on Aging by joining the 5K run or the 1.5-mile Memory Walk on Sunday, September 20. The run begins at 8 am and the walk at 8:10 at the Shoemaker Green entrance on 33rd between Waln...Full story

Plans Underway for Lancaster General Health to Join UPHS

Building on a longstanding clinical relationship between the two organizations, the University of Pennsylvania Health System has reached a final agreement for Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to join UPHS. A three-hospital health system...Full story

Penn Medicine at Work: What's New This Year?

Spring is here and with it comes a new chance to earn Wellfocused Healthy Rewards. A new program year launched last month, allowing UPHS employees* to receive rewards for improving or maintaining good health. For each activity or action you...Full story

Plans Underway for Lancaster General Health to Join UPHS

Building on a longstanding clinical relationship between the two organizations, the University of Pennsylvania Health System has reached a final agreement for Lancaster General Health (LG Health) to join UPHS. A three-hospital health system...Full story

GSPP Gala to Support Rehab Education

Good Shepherd Penn Partners will hold the 2015 Cocktail Gala on May 9 at Penn Therapy and Fitness at University City to raise funds for educational advancements during every step of rehabilitation. Teaching during the rehabilitation process...Full story

 

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