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Dr. Walter Scott

Abington Hospital Welcomes New Thoracic Surgeon

Abington – Jefferson Health is pleased to welcome fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon, Walter Joseph Scott, MD, FACS as chief of the Section of Thoracic Surgery at Abington Hospital. Board-certified in thoracic surgery and skilled in traditional “open” chest surgery, Scott has dedicated his surgical career to developing minimally invasive surgical techniques (VATS) and robotic surgery for the treatment of patients with all types of thoracic cancers. – Learn More

Best Hospitals

Jefferson Health Hospitals and Specialties Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Listing

Jefferson Health hospitals and specialties ranked among the best in the annual U.S. News & World Report 2016-2017 Best Hospitals rankings. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital ranked 2nd in the Philadelphia metro area and 3rd in Pennsylvania. Abington Hospital ranked 4th in the Philadelphia region and 7th in the state.

“Jefferson Health is honored to be named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings. This year’s list shows the level of excellence across our clinical enterprise,” said Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. – Learn More.

Mission Lifeline 2016

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health Honored with Mission: Lifeline Gold-Plus Award

Abington Hospital -Jefferson Health recently received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold-Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. – Learn More

Jefferson & Kennedy Health

Kennedy Health And Jefferson Sign Definitive Agreement

Kennedy Health and Jefferson have entered into a binding Definitive Agreement that spells out the terms of how Kennedy will integrate with Jefferson Health, the combined clinical entity formed by the merger of Abington and Jefferson in May 2015, and further expanded with the addition of Aria Health in July 2016. – Learn More.