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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 30, 2013 –

Dr. David Warsaw demonstrates CoolSculpting

Dr. David Warsaw, Lancaster General Health Physicians Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, demonstrates how this new technique, called CoolSculpting, works to ABC27’s Valerie Pritchett.

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LGH’s Family Medicine Residency Program ranked in top ten by Doximity and U.S. News & World Report

9/10/2014 -

In collaboration with U.S. News & World Report, Doximity announces first-ever national evaluation of medical and surgical residency programs across 20 medical specialties for 2014.

Lancaster General Health Named 2014 Most Wired

7/18/2014 - Lancaster General Health has been recognized among the 375 "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems in the nation for successful health Information Technology (IT) planning and implementation.

Women & Babies Hospital first in state to earn Baby-Friendly designation

7/15/2014 -

Two years ago, 69 percent of mothers who gave birth at Lancaster General Health’s Women & Babies Hospital choose to breastfed their babies exclusively. Today that number is up to 96.5 percent, the result of an intensive and united effort by nurses and physicians to educate parents about the benefits of breastfeeding.

That teamwork earned Women & Babies Hospital recognition as the first in Pennsylvania to become a Baby-Friendly® Designated hospital.  In July, WBH distinguished itself as one of 193 active Baby-Friendly hospitals and birth centers in the United States; there are more than 20,000 worldwide.

LGH nationally ranked by US News Best Hospitals

7/15/2014 - U.S. News & World Report has ranked Lancaster General Hospital nationally as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in four specialties: Diabetes & Endocrinology; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Orthopedics; and Pulmonology.

Downtown Family Medicine and Healthy Beginnings Plus attain Centering Pregnancy status

6/18/2014 -

Lancaster General Health Physicians Downtown Family Medicine and LG Health’s Healthy Beginnings Plus recently obtained individual Centering Pregnancy site approval through the Centering Health Institute.

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LG Health In The Media

LG Health’s laboratory gets $40 million renovation

9/6/2014 - LG Health’s central laboratory is the diagnostic nerve center for the organization.

Testing 1-2-3, a tour of LG Health’s lab

9/6/2014 - LGH’s central laboratory has three main diagnostic testing areas: The core lab, the microbiology section and the pathology section.

LGH surplus soars after several years of decline

8/30/2014 - After five straight years of shrinking “profits,” Lancaster County’s biggest nonprofit hospital turned things around last year — due in large part to cost cutting.

LG Health CEO Beeman: 'Seismic shift' in health care under way

8/30/2014 - Tom Beeman says managing a health care organization today is like changing the tires on a moving car.

Why are Amish at risk for high cholesterol?

7/27/2014 - The Heart Group of Lancaster General Health participates in program to identify patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

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