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Raman Battish, MD, has joined the medical staff at Mercy Philadelphia and Mercy Fitzgerald (Darby, PA) Hospitals as a board-certified gastroenterologist with expertise in advanced therapeutics.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital (Darby, PA) and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for certification as a Primary Stroke Center. The hospitals achieve certification after undergoing an onsite evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care.
Nazareth Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) launched a Vein Center to help restore lower extremity blood flow for patients with vein disease. The Vein Center offers minimally invasive laser and chemical vein ablation to treat varicose veins, spider veins and other chronic conditions related to poor vein circulation.
The gastroenterology team at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital is now using endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to detect digestive disease and cancer early.
Nazareth Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) has launched patient electronic health records to optimize patient care and safety.
The Upper Darby Township Council selected primary care practice Mercy Medical Associates at Providence as an outstanding business in the district.
The Nazareth Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) Foundation's 22nd Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser raised over $12,000 for Nazareth's Community Outreach Services and Charitable Care.
A HealthGrades report has named Nazareth Hospital (Philadelphia, PA) one of Americal's 100 Best Hospital for Stroke Care and a recipient of the Stroke Care Excellence Award, ranking the hospital among the top 5% nationally.
Civil rights pioneer Dr. William G. Anderson received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 10th Annual Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Lecture Services.
Independence Blue Cross (IBC) has recognized the Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia office of Nazareth Physician Services–a Mercy Primary Care location–for providing excellent patient care. The practice ranked #1 in IBC's Quality Performance Score Measure Program.
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