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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 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.

Lancaster General Hospital earns an ‘A’ for patient safety

6/29/2016 -

Lancaster General Hospital’s dedication to patient safety has earned an “A” grade in the Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections. 

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Commencement

5/19/2016 -

Jan Bergen offers commencement remarks to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences 489 graduates.

Study identifies $2.1 billion economic impact of Lancaster General Health

5/10/2016 -

$2.1 billion economic impact, 15,190 jobs and $83.9 million in government revenue in 2015.

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LG Health In The Media

Refugees in Lancaster County subject of 'Where Hope Finds Home' exhibit at LGH

4/30/2016 - LG Health hosts exhibit, which focuses on the everyday lives of refugees who have settled in Lancaster County.

Doctors at heart of cardiology program review last 50 years

4/28/2016 - Scribbler column covers recent event on 50 years of local cardiology

Penn Medicine partnership enhances treatment of cancer and other conditions locally

4/26/2016 - Synergies created by the joining of LG Health and Penn Medicine enable providers throughout the system to work in an environment of close collaboration that benefits patients and physicians alike.

Writing to heal: "Cancer and Creative Writing: Who Knew?"

6/15/2015 - Cancer survivors discover themselves by writing about everything from Jell-O to their father's shoes

LGH Doc retires after 42 years

6/7/2015 - Dr. Stephen T. Olin retires after 42 years in medicine

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