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2014-08-01 23:02:22

Abington Health encourages breastfeeding and supports World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 to 7, 2014. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 For years, proponents have praised breast-feeding as being more beneficial than bottle-feeding. A recent study conducted by the Ohio State University, suggests that bottle-fed babies may not lag too far behind in terms of their health and development, raising questions among mothers who simply want to know what’s best for their baby. So does this new...

2014-07-16 23:04:52

The Abington Health Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (OSI) opened a new state-of-the-art unit at Abington Memorial Hospital. The new unit features 21 private rooms to accommodate patients undergoing joint replacement surgery and spine procedures. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 “Every aspect of the new OSI unit was designed with the patient’s safety and comfort in mind,” said Andrew Star, MD, medical director, OSI and chief, Orthopaedics at AMH. For their convenience, patients...

2014-07-09 23:06:17

The American Heart Association has awarded Abington Memorial Hospital the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Abington, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Each year in the United States, approximately 300,000 people have a heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it’s...

2014-06-30 23:12:40

Abington Memorial Hospital today announced that patients and physicians now have access to a digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system: the Ingenia 3.0T. This new equipment is now installed at Abington Memorial Hospital. Abington, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 This revolutionary machine is designed to quickly perform high-quality MRI scans with patient comfort in mind. Ingenia 3.0T can significantly reduce exam time and has a wide opening to accommodate patients of varying...

2014-05-19 23:05:05

Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a thoracic surgeon. Dr. Gaughan specializes in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, tumors of the mediastinum, chest wall and trachea, as well as all benign conditions of the chest, lungs, esophagus, chest wall and mediastinum. ABINGTON, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Abington Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Colleen Gaughan has joined Abington Memorial Hospital as a...

2014-05-12 23:01:21

A Very Modern Celebration for an Institution Steeped in History Abington, PA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 On Thursday, May 15, 2014, a beacon in the community for the sick and injured will celebrate 100 years since it first opened its doors with an outdoor celebration for its employees, physicians and volunteers from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1200 Old York Road in Abington. The festivities celebrating Abington Memorial Hospital’s anniversary include entertainment by a rock band led by Surgeon Guy...

2014-04-09 23:03:37

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP, chair, Department of Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, was honored with the prestigious Laureate Award by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Abington, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Laureate is the highest honor offered by the ACP and is presented to Fellows and Masters of the College who lead by example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, service to their community,...

2014-04-07 23:04:43

Although pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is considered by many to be an illness of the past, the CDC has established new guidelines advising expecting moms, family members, and caregivers to get vaccinated before baby arrives, even if they’ve had it before. Abington, PA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 So why the change in the recommendation? “Several factors have contributed to the increase in the incidence of whooping cough in communities,” said Dr. Steven Shapiro, chair of...

2014-03-05 23:04:27

This innovative center emphasizes minimally invasive approaches to traditional surgery whenever possible for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and disorders. Abington, PA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The team of highly skilled surgeons treats a wide array of diseases including GI surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and esophageal surgery. The team includes Steven A. Fassler, MD; Robert K. Josloff, MD; Soo Y. Kim, MD; Kenric Murayama, MD; Michael L. Nussbaum, MD; Ho Pak,...

2014-01-07 23:02:25

Abingtonhealth.org incorporates content from four websites to better meet the needs of the community. Abington, PA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Abington Health is kicking off the new year with a new website. The new abingtonhealth.org now seamlessly incorporates content pertaining to Abington Memorial Hospital, Lansdale Hospital, Abington Health and Abington Health Physicians, all of which previously operated as four separate websites. “The new, state-of-the-art website was designed...


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