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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.

May 19, 2015 - 

Breast cancer risk for baby boomers?
Dr. Randall Oyer, Medical Director, LG Health Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, responds to a study indicating baby boomers may have an increased risk for developing breast cancer. 


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Silent Witness Exhibit to raise awareness of domestic violence

9/25/2015 -

In conjunction with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Lancaster General Health, Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County, and Lancaster County Victim/Witness Services will display the Silent Witness Exhibit at five locations in Lancaster County.  

Leadership changes announced for Lancaster General Health

8/11/2015 -

University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) announced two executive leadership changes at Lancaster General Health (LG Health) that will strengthen access to its nationally recognized patient care across South Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Lancaster General Health to join Penn Medicine August 1

7/28/2015 -

Effective Aug. 1, Lancaster General Health (LG Health) will become a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine). The integration follows recently completed reviews by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission.

Lancaster General Hospital Ranked Nationally in Three Specialties by US News & World Report

7/21/2015 -

Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) has been recognized among U.S News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for 2015-16. The hospital earned a best ranking in three specialties and was ranked fifth among Pennsylvania hospitals. Additionally, LGH earned “high performing” rankings in four specialties. 

LGH Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

6/24/2015 -

Lancaster General Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital.

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LG Health In The Media

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

Talk early and often about end-of-life care

6/6/2015 - The importance of having end-of-life conversations

Coming soon: ICD-10 Medical Coding System

5/31/2015 - Massive medical coding switch holds promise for big data

New home for Coalition to End Homelessness

5/28/2015 - Coalition to End Homelessness moving to LG Health site

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