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The Lancaster General Health News Room is designed to help you stay updated on important medical news and health information on both a local and national level. It includes articles and videos about local and national healthcare advances and issues from LG Health, as well as news about LG Health provided by local media sources.


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Lancaster General Health selects Universal Health Services to jointly operate 126-bed behavioral health hospital in Lancaster City

8/10/2016 -

Lancaster General Health (LG Health) and Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) have agreed to jointly operate a 126-bed behavioral-health hospital planned in Lancaster City, to address the growing demand for inpatient and outpatient mental-health services.

Zika virus continues to spread: Learn how to protect yourself

8/9/2016 - Zika virus 

Lancaster General Hospital Ranked Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

8/2/2016 -

Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) was again recognized among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2016-17.

Lancaster General Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition Again

7/27/2016 -

Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) attained Magnet recognition for the fourth consecutive time, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice.

Summer’s here: Learn how to protect yourself from Zika virus

7/8/2016 -

Zika can be asymptomatic in the vast majority of people, meaning they won’t even know they’ve became infected.  The symptoms of Zika -- when they present -- are generally mild, including fever, rash, joint aches and red eyes.  However, in severe cases, weakness may be present, which should be evaluated by a provider.

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Study measures LG Health's economic impact

5/17/2016 - In 2015, Lancaster General Health supported 15,190 jobs, was responsible for $83.9 million in taxes paid to state and local government, and generated $2.1 billion in economic impact.

Despite backlog of rape kits, system generally works for local victims

5/17/2016 - LNP op-ed features comments from Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner Nurse Angie Mays, who details the care victims receive at LGH.

ABC 27 profiles couple married in LGH ICU

5/17/2016 - TV report features interviews with Ira and Shirley Bostic.

LG Health’s concierge liaison helps local patients navigate to Penn Medicine locations

5/9/2016 - Feature story on concierge service includes interview with concierge liaison.

Good relationships are at the center of good health care

5/7/2016 - Jan Bergen recognizes National Healthcare Week/National Hospital Week and expresses gratitude for employees’ efforts.

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