Merger of Lancaster General Health, Penn Medicine Spurs Broad Patient Benefits

When Lancaster General Health (LG Health) became part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) in August 2015, the organizations formalized a well-established, productive partnership — while setting ambitious goals of providing even greater patient access to leading-edge care. A little over a year later, their collaboration has yielded significant progress in patient care, medical-record sharing and clinical research, with further advances anticipated.

Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics at Penn State Children’s Hospital: Bringing Hope to Young Cancer Patients and Their Families

Cooperation, innovation and a passion for saving young lives are the driving forces behind the Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Program at Penn State Children’s Hospital.

Upgrade to Gamma Knife Icon Broadens Experienced Team’s Cranial Radiosurgery Capabilities

Clinicians at Hershey Medical Center have taken cranial radiosurgery to the next level with Leksell Gamma Knife® IconTM, the latest advance in Elekta’s Gamma Knife system.

From Maids to Tycoons: Direct Primary Care Expands Its Patient Base

Frustrated with insurance-based care, increasing numbers of physicians are turning to direct primary care to provide patients across the socioeconomic spectrum simpler, more personalized treatment.

Accelerated Aging: A Challenge to Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors living with chronic conditions as adults may experience a kind of accelerated aging due to the late effects of cancer treatment. However, survivors with no chronic conditions enjoy a quality of life similar to that of individuals with no history of cancer, according to a recent study.