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.
LG Health News Releases
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
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
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
Patients can now read doctors’ notes following office visit
New online tool quickly assesses breast cancer risk
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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