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Health Care

Sep 19, 2023

State Senate passes bill to allow clinical labs to advertise services

The state Senate approved legislation that would eliminate regulations preventing patients from learning about diagnostic testing and services provided by local clinical laboratories Tuesday. 

Sep 18, 2023

Lebanon VA facility named nation’s best

The Lebanon VA Medical Center has been named the nation's top VA Medical Center.

Sep 18, 2023

Select Medical appoints new leaders

Mechanicsburg-based Select Medical Holdings Corp., a major operator of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics and occupational health centers, announced leadership changes, effective Oct.1.

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Sep 15, 2023

Pa. hospitals look to new nursing hires as regulations soften

Penn State Health, like all major health care systems, is looking to the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) to help fill about 200 nursing positions.

Sep 13, 2023

Report calls for disability community involvement in solving health disparities

A report recommending the disability community’s involvement in solving health disparities has been released by the Arc of Pennsylvania.

Sep 12, 2023

Partnership offers fully funded health care courses

HACC and Penn State Health are partnering to offer fully funded educational opportunities in health care. 

Sep 12, 2023

WellSpan executive to focus on workforce solutions

York-based WellSpan Health’s new senior vice president and chief people officer will lead a comprehensive approach to culture, inclusion and workforce. 

Sep 8, 2023

Local physicians turn to new model to connect with patients

A growing number of physicians are branching out on their own to give more time to patients, reduce medical costs and eliminate insurance oversight

Sep 7, 2023

Oak Street Health opens center in Lancaster for adults on Medicare

Oak Street Health has opened a primary care center for adults on Medicare in Lancaster. 

Sep 6, 2023

Forma Medical launches inaugural product; treats hammertoe

Camp Hill-based Forma Medical announced Wednesday that it has launched its OptimalHT, the world’s first instrumented Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Hammertoe Arthrodesis procedure. 

Sep 6, 2023

Highmark program realizes more than $3B in avoided cost savings

Highmark Inc.’s program to reduce hospital admissions and emergency department (ED) visits has seen more than $3 billion in avoided cost savings since 2017. 

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Sep 4, 2023

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month: Most Survive Diagnosis, but Challenges Remain

The American Cancer Society estimates that 43,720 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed this year, with women accounting for more than 70% of those cases