Phila. Hospitals Making Plans For Staff That Can't Go Home During Papal VisitHahnemann University Hospital has 750 people who will not be going home the weekend of the papal visit, and contingency plans are in the works to make sure they have places to sleep and things to do in their off hours.
Local Hospitals Promise Papal Visit Won't Slow Them DownThere's still a lot we don't know about the Pope's visit to Philadelphia. For one, how far in advance the city will be in near 'lockdown' mode as security measures take effect.
Philadelphia Hospitals Recognized For Their Coordinated Response To Amtrak DerailmentPennsylvania's Health Secretary, today, gave recognition awards to the Philadelphia hospitals that treated 200 injured passengers on the night the Amtrak derailment last month.
Hospital Discharge Often Includes Confusing Change In MedicationsIf you are hospitalized and given new medications ask about them and understand them. Mistakes and misunderstandings are not uncommon.
CHOP Drops To Second Place On 'Best Children's Hospitals' ListBut CHOP finished in the top five in several specialties including cancer, neonatology and orthopedics.
Robotic Surgery Has Become CommonplaceRobotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.
Area Hospitals Treat Passengers Following Deadly Train DerailmentSeveral area hospitals treated those that were injured in a deadly train derailment in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood Tuesday night.
Exercise In ICU Speeds RecoveryMost of us in medicine don’t think of the Intensive Care Unit as a place for patients to get exercise - but apparently it's a step in the right direction.
Low Muscle Density Increases Risk Of Hospitalization For SeniorsDo you want to stay out of the hospital? Maybe you should exercise more often.
Can Employer Legally Require Flu Shot?Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?
Abington, Jefferson Agree to A Merger Deal Two Philadelphia-area health systems say they've agreed to a merger deal after signing a letter of intent last fall.