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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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First-Ever UroLift System Treatment in Philadelphia

November 12, 2015

Hahnemann University Hospital’s Urological Program treated the first patient in Philadelphia with the UroLift System — the first permanent implant designed to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older.
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Hahnemann Bariatrics Achieves National Accreditation

September 15, 2015

Hahnemann Bariatrics was recently accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center by the Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) - a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
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Stephanie Gerace Receives DAISY Award!

September 15, 2015

Stephanie Gerace, BSN, RN, 19NT Surgery Special Care, was recognized as Hahnemann University Hospital's second quarter DAISY Award recipient. Stephanie was nominated for her compassion, leadership and teamwork.
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Hahnemann Honored with Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award

April 16, 2014

Hahnemann University Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.
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