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.
October 22, 2014 –
LG Health discusses Ebola in news conference
Dr. Joseph Kontra, Medical Director of LG Health Laboratory, Dr. Deborah Riley, Chair, Infection Control Department, LG Health, and Deb Hess, RN, CIC, Clinical Supervisor for Infection Control discuss LG Health’s preparedness in the event an individual with Ebola-like symptoms presents at any of its facilities during a news conference.
LG Health News Releases
LG Health Security ranked 28th in nation among healthcare sector
11/5/2014 - Lancaster General Health's Security Department ranked 28 in the Healthcare/Hospital/Medical Centers sector for its best-managed security practices, moving up the list from 34 in 2013.
LG Health and University of Pennsylvania Health System explore consolidated relationship
Lancaster General Health and the University of Pennsylvania Health System are pursuing a consolidated relationship to improve access to cost-effective, high-quality care, and to strengthen their complementary teaching and clinical research missions.
Lancaster General Health Ebola Information
10/16/2014 - Deborah K. Riley, M.D., Chair of Infection Control, Lancaster General Health System
FOR LATEST INFORMATION AND UPDATES ON EBOLA VISIT:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH)
With the heightened awareness from news reports of Ebola and other infectious diseases, Lancaster General Health wants to ensure its patients, employees and community that our organization is responding appropriately, proactively following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and fully prepared to screen and treat patients who seek medical attention for Ebola-like symptoms to protect against the spread of any disease.
Study at LGH allows heart failure patients to adjust own medications
10/10/2014 - New implantable device could transform the way heart failure patients manage their conditions
Single incision robotic gynecological surgery offered at Lancaster General Health
da Vinci robot performs Single-Site hysterectomy
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LG Health In The Media
LG Health discusses Ebola with online chat and news conference
10/21/2014 - LG Health discusses Ebola with online chat and news conference.
The pulse of progress: LGH implants pacemaker the size of a vitamin — with no wires
9/18/2014 - First leaderless pacemaker implanted
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.
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