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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.

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.

Orlando C. Kirton, MD

Trauma Surgeon and Surgical Intensivist Appointed Chair of Surgery at Abington Hospital

Abington – Jefferson Health is pleased to announce that Orlando C. Kirton, MD, has been appointed surgeon-in-chief and chair of the Department of Surgery at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health. Kirton is a trauma surgeon with qualifications in surgical critical care. – Learn More.

Most Wired 2016

Abington – Jefferson Health Named Most Wired for Five Consecutive Years

Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is a recipient of the 2016 Most Wired for the fifth year in a row. Technology is improving the efficiency of care delivery and creating a new dynamic in patient interactions, according to results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. – Learn More.