For years, the national organ-allocation policy unintentionally discriminated against minorities. As available scientific research progressed, United Network for Organ Sharing revisited the way in which organs are matched with recipients.
When Jefferson emergency room technician Jesse Lentz, EDT, recently found herself challenged with epilepsy-related health issues she experienced first-hand the high caliber of Emergency, Critical Care, and Neuroscience patient care Jefferson offers.
Patients staying in the hospital can sometimes have trouble remembering information and/or directions from their doctors, nurses and care team. Dr. Judd Hollander, spoke with “ACP Hospitalist” about Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s solution to the issue – virtual rounds.
If you were born between the years 1945 and 1965, you should be aware of an important health statistic that affects you: Baby boomers are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults.