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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.

December 18, 2014 –

LG Health discusses tips to maintain weight over holidays

Beth Koser-Schwartz and Janelle Glick from Lancaster General Health's Community Health Services Department discuss on FOX 43 Morning Show how they work with community partners, including Lighten Up Lancaster County, to help people maintain their weight over the holidays. 


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Lancaster General Hospital unveils da® Vinci Xi™ Surgical System

3/18/2015 - Lancaster General Hospital’s recent acquisition of the da® Vinci Xi™ Surgical System will expand the number and complexity of cases surgeons will be able to perform.

LG Health receives first upgrade to its CyberKnife® M6™ System

3/17/2015 -

Lancaster General Health’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute was the first in the United States to offer the next generation of Accuray® Cyberknife, the CyberKnife® M6™ System in 2013.  Now it is the first to receive the commercially available upgrade to M6™ System, the InCise™ Multileaf Collimator (MLC), the most advanced robotic radiosurgery system available today.

Lancaster County finalist for RWJF Culture of Health Prize

3/3/2015 -

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Culture of Health Prize honors communities whose efforts illustrate an enduring commitment toward building a Culture of Health for all residents. LG Health takes a leadership role in establishing countywide coalitions and partnerships that work together on a wide-range of public health issues since Lancaster County does not have a Department of Health.

LG Health adds OpenNotes to its online patient portal

2/15/2015 -

Patients can now read doctors’ notes following office visit

New online tool quickly assesses breast cancer risk

2/6/2015 -

Lancaster General Health’s new Breast Cancer Risk Profiler gives women a clearer picture of their own risk in a matter of minutes.

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LG Health In The Media

Support for those with Alzheimer’s Disease

3/21/2015 - "Still Alice" draws attention to Alzheimer's disease in Lancaster

LG Health and Penn Medicine merger raises some questions

3/21/2015 - LG Health and Penn Medicine agreement could close by July 1

How LG Health and Penn Medicine merger may impact area health systems

3/21/2015 - Assessing the LG Health-Penn Medicine deal's potential impact on competition

Take the breast cancer risk test

3/20/2015 - Test your breast cancer risk with free online quiz

Baby-soft touch at Women & Babies Hospital

3/19/2015 - Hospitals move toward 'gentle' cesareans

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