The obesity epidemic in the United States continues to reach new highs with each year. Right now, one in three people are considered obese. In Philadelphia, the number is even higher at one in two people.
It’s no surprise that 2017 was a big year for Jefferson Health! Here are our top moments, in no particular order.
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.