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Mercy Health System is frequently in the news and we would like to share some of our press with you.

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March 26, 2019
The Philadelphia Tribune

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital earns American College of Radiology accreditation
The Philadelphia Tribune published an announcement about Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital’s being awarded a three-year accreditation in mammography by the American College of Radiology.


March 21, 2019
KYW Newsradio

Mercy Hospital introduces food market program
Cynthia Nelson, Director Operations for Mercy Physician Network, discusses Mercy Health's new monthly Farmers' Market program at our hospitals, via KYW Newsradio.

March 8, 2019
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Q&A: Screening for lung cancer in former smokers
Dr. Rajan Singla answers a question about lung cancer screenings for smokers in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

March 7, 2019

Dr. Thirumaran discusses Alex Trebek’s cancer diagnosis
Rajesh Thirumaran, MD, Mercy Cancer Center, gives an overview of a pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment options.

February 15, 2019
Delaware County Times

Love Strikes at Mercy LIFE
Cupid's arrow struck Mercy LIFE participants Albert Aggar and Marjorie Russell on Valentine's day. The couple met at the Adult Day center one year ago and they are now planning their wedding at the center in April. Mercy LIFE participants have the opportunity to build deep connections with one another while receiving medical, social, and spiritual care at the center.

February 11, 2019
Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia hospital to open women’s health center
The Philadelphia Business Journal features news about Nazareth Hospital's plans for a women’s health center.

January 18, 2019
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Q&A: What is rhabdomyolysis?
Dr. Kevin O’Donnell, sports-medicine specialist and orthopedic surgeon at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, explains this little known condition.

Winter 2018-19
Drexel Dornslife SPH

Data Mining: Big data may reveal how community resources shape health
This article in the Drexel Dornslife newsletter focuses on data mining and how understanding big data can help address health disparities. It cites Dr. Vigilance in the preface and uses remarks from his interview and article to position him as a thought leader in addressing neighborhood health disparities.

January 3, 2019
The Philadelphia Inquirer

How a support group helped this stroke survivor recover
Reggie Pelzer is a stroke survivor. With the support of the Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Stroke Support Group, he’s learning how to live again. Read his story in his own words.

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