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Hahnemann University Hospital to Offer Gender Affirmation Surgery to Transgender Patients
January 20, 2017
Hahnemann University Hospital has launched a new gender affirmation surgery program for transgender patients — offering both female-to-male and male-to-female gender confirming surgeries. The launch of the program is the first for an academic medical center in the Philadelphia region.
Hahnemann Makes Donation to PCDC
December 13, 2016
Hahnemann’s CEO Michael Halter, FACHE, and Robert Pavlich, chief business development officer, presented an $85,000 check to John Chin, executive director at Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC), and Gary Ng, a Hahnemann board member.
Now Offering State-of-the-Art Genius 3D Mammography Exams
December 13, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital is excited to offer Genius™ 3D Mammography exams, developed by Hologic, Inc. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.
Samantha Doxey, BSN, RN Receives DAISY Award
November 28, 2016
Samantha Doxey, BSN, RN, 15NT Oncology, was recognized as Hahnemann University Hospital's third quarter 2016 DAISY Award recipient. Samantha was nominated for her professionalism and quick-thinking during an emergency situation.
Hahnemann University Hospital Receives ‘A’ in Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group
October 31, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital received an “A” in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Score. This is the top grade awarded by the independent safety organization.
Hahnemann University Hospital Receives Three-Year Trauma Center Reaccreditation
October 25, 2016
The Charles C. Wolferth Trauma Center at Hahnemann University Hospital recently received Level I Trauma Center reaccreditation from the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) through August 30, 2019.
Drew Clinefelter, RN Receives DAISY Award
October 05, 2016
Drew Clinefelter, RN, 21NT Telemetry, was recognized as Hahnemann University Hospital's second quarter 2016 DAISY Award recipient. Drew was nominated for his mentorship of student nurses, dedication and compassion.
Theresa Rowe Receives DAISY Award!
July 01, 2016
Theresa Rowe, CRNP, VAD Coordinator at the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, was recognized as Hahnemann University Hospital's first quarter 2016 DAISY Award recipient. Theresa was nominated for her determination, compassion and advocacy.
Hahnemann Honored with Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
June 01, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
Hahnemann Becomes Tobacco-Free
June 01, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital announces that it intends to become a tobacco-free campus. The policy was introduced on May 31, which is designated as World No Tobacco Day. The move toward a tobacco-free campus is a way of protecting the health and well-being of everyone who comes to and works at Hahnemann.
Hahnemann Earns Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure Care
June 01, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
Hahnemann Opens Liver Failure Unit
May 24, 2016
The Liver Disease and Transplant Program are pleased to announce the opening of the Liver Failure Unit at Hahnemann University Hospital.
Susan Joyce Inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame
May 20, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital’s Susan Joyce, RN, 15NT Oncology Unit, was recently inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame — Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s highest honor for employees.
31 Hahnemann Physicians Named "Top Doc" by Philadelphia Magazine
April 27, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital is proud to announce that 31 physicians from the medical staff have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors.”
David Gibson Receives DAISY Award!
March 21, 2016
David Gibson, RN, Clinical Informatics, was recognized as Hahnemann University Hospital's fourth quarter 2015 DAISY Award recipient. David was nominated for his clinical excellence and patient advocacy.
New Approvals for Organ Transplants
March 14, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital has received approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to begin HIV-positive to HIV-positive liver and kidney transplantations. This means Hahnemann is among the first transplant centers in the Philadelphia region approved to offer this potentially life-saving service to patients with end-stage organ disease.
Hahnemann Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care
March 10, 2016
In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, cost-efficient maternity care, Independence Blue Cross announced that Hahnemann University Hospital has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Using New Radiation Device to Fight Cancer
February 16, 2016
Hahnemann University Hospital became the first healthcare institution in the Northeast U.S. to use a new, targeted radiation therapy device called the CivaSheet.
Sue Joyce Receives DAISY Award!
December 07, 2015
Hahnemann Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition
November 17, 2015
Hahnemann University Hospital is pleased to announce it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.