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Health Grades Patient Awards 2015

Lansdale Hospital Recognized by Healthgrades® for Achievements in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Lansdale Hospital announced today that it has achieved two distinctions of quality excellence from Healthgrades: the Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the Healthgrades 2015 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about hospitals and physicians. – Read More

Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus award

Abington’s Diamond Stroke Center Recognized by the AHA/ASA

We are proud to announce that Abington Memorial Hospital has been approved for the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus award. The stroke center has also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite. Abington’s center is part of an elite group of hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. – Read More

Hooka Pipe

Is Smoking Hookah Safe?

A study published in Pediatrics found that one in five high school seniors in the U.S. has smoked hookah in the past year. And another study published in Nursing Research discovered that the majority of young adults ages 18 to 30 who smoke hookah think it’s safe.

But is it?

Hana Choe, MD

Abington Participates in Trial Showing Clot Retrieval Improves Outcomes, Reduces Death in Stroke Patients

Researchers have completed an international randomized controlled trial showing that a clot retrieval procedure, known as endovascular treatment (ET), can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke. Abington Health’s Neurosciences Institute is one of 22 sites worldwide that enrolled patients in the trial. – Read More