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2018

June 7, 2018
6ABC Action News

Mercy LIFE Participants Walk the Runway in Spring Fashion Show
Seniors at the Mercy LIFE Adult Day Center in Sharon Hill showed off their best spring looks, including floral dresses, derby hats, and colorful suits. The show was organized by the Recreational Therapy department and is just one of the many enriched social activities offered at the center.


May 24, 2018
6ABC Action News

Mercy LIFE Honors Fallen Veterans with Memorial Day Balloon Release
Mercy LIFE wrote messages for fallen Veterans and other loved ones who have passed. The messages were released in over 50 biodegradable balloons in the sky over Sharon Hill.


May 22, 2018
Philadelphia Tribune

Dan Drake Named to PA Council of Aging
Dan Drake, Senior Vice President of Continuing Care at Mercy Home Health and Mercy LIFE, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Council on Aging by Governor Tom Wolf and the Senate.


May 16, 2018
6ABC Action News

Mercy LIFE Prom Featured on Local News
Mercy LIFE North Hancock danced the day away and crowned a prom king and prom queen as 6ABC Action News captured the fun. The prom was organized by the recreational therapy program at Mercy LIFE. The program allows the seniors to once again enjoy favorite past hobbies like art, gardening, games, and dancing.


May 8, 2018
Radiology Business

Ultrasound effective on its own for evaluating MSK symptoms
A study conducted by Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital physician, Lulu He, DO, was featured on the website for Radiology Business magazine.


May 5, 2018

NBC10

Mercy LIFE Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Mercy LIFE celebrated Cinco de Mayo with traditional Hispanic dance and food. This Mercy LIFE center is located in the heart of the Hispanic community on and the majority of staff at this center are bilingual. The Cinco de Mayo party was made possible by Mercy LIFE's enriched recreational therapy program.


April 25, 2018
Delaware County Regional News

Rehab can help your heart
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital’s cardiac rehab program article was featured in the Delaware County Council and the Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging’s supplement, Celebrate Age, which was distributed with a recent Delco Times issue.


May 4, 2018
NBC10

Mercy LIFE Celebrates Cinco de Mayo
Mercy LIFE celebrated Cinco de Mayo with traditional Hispanic food and dance. This Mercy LIFE center is located in the heart of the Hispanic community on North Hancock Street in Philadelphia and the majority of staff are bilingual. The Cinco de Mayo party was made possible by Mercy LIFE's enriched recreational therapy program.


April 25, 2018
Times Herald, CBS 3, Montco Today

Mercy LIFE Breaks Ground to Build Independence for Seniors

Mercy LIFE held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new adult day center in Norristown. The center will provide medical, social, and spiritual services to eligible seniors in Montgomery County.


April 30, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

What you need to know about cardiogenic shock
The Philadelphia Inquirer ran interventional cardiologist John Finley’s Q&A article on what you need to know about cardiogenic shock in Sunday's newspaper.


Spring 2018
Delaware County Regional News

Prepare important documents before an adverse health event
Dr. Anda Oprea’s article on the importance of preparing important documents before an adverse health event was published in the Q1 issue of the Delaware County Regional News.


April 10, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Q&A: How tough is tough enough for strength training?
Dr. Michael Yang, sports medicine specialist at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, answers this Q&A on strength training.


April 8, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Avoiding opioids in treating pain
Dr. Paige McLaughlin, pain management specialist at Mercy Health System, answers a Q&A on treating pain with opioids.


April 5, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Business Journal

Mercy and St. Mary Medical Center enter into alliance with Penn Medicine
This alliance will improve the health care of the communities served by St. Mary and Mercy Health, while facilitating access to Penn Medicine patients in need of specialized and advanced care. Click headline for Business Journal article. Inquirer article


February 22, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital getting $15M ER expansion
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on Mercy Philadelphia Hospital's emergency department renovation and groundbreaking. Also featured in: The Philly Voice | The Philadelphia Tribune | CBS Philly Blog | HCO News | Inquirer (briefs)


February 22, 2018
KYW-1060 AM

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital ED groundbreaking
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital held a groundbreaking for its $15 million emergency department renovation project.


February 22, 2018
6abc

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital breaks ground on ED renovations
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital held a groundbreaking for its $15 million emergency department renovation project.


February 14, 2018
NBC10 and South Philly Review

Mercy LIFE Love Story Captures Hearts on Valentine’s Day
Mercy LIFE Broad Street Participants Frank Buonadonna and Kathy Rohrer met at Mercy LIFE in 2013. Kathy says, “Mercy LIFE brought us together. I love everything about it, especially Frank.” NBC10 Story | South Philly Review Story


February 13, 2018
NBC10

Firsthand Look at How Germs Breed in a Workplace
Dr. Ronald Goren, infectious disease specialist at Nazareth Hospital, toured the NBC10 newsroom to show how germs spread and to give some advice on preventing the transmission of the flu during this especially virulent influenza season.


February 3, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Q&A: Treatment for skier’s thumb
Dr. Michael Yang, sports medicine physician at Nazareth Hospital, defines skier’s thumb and how it is treated.


February 2018
Milestones

Taking Care of Your Heart
Dr. Skenderi’s cardiovascular insight and prevention tips on how older adults can take care of their heart ran in the February issue of Milestones.


January 24, 2018
Suburban Life Magazine

Mercy LIFE Chief Medical Officer Featured as Expert in Opioid Epidemic
Donna Raziano, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Mercy LIFE and Mercy Home Health discusses the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia and how it effects senior citizens.


January 21, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Q&A: Should I get checked for prostate cancer even if I have no symptoms?
Dr. Noah May, urologist at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals, discusses prostate cancer and the benefits of screening early in Sunday's Inquirer.


January 19, 2018
6 ABC Action News

Mercy LIFE Shows Eagles Pride
Mercy LIFE participants and staff showed their Eagles pride on Friday in a pep rally montage of fans in and around the city.


January 19, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Tailgating for the Eagles game? Use these tips to avoid heart burn horrors
Dr. Sonaly Patel, gastroenterologist at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, shares tips on how to avoid heart burn during and after the big Eagles game on Sunday.


January 17, 2018
NBC10

How Eagles fans can save their voices
Nazareth Hospital Speech Therapist Allison Temple appeared on NBC 10’s 4 p.m. newscast describing how excited Philadelphia Eagles fans can potentially save their voices at the game this Sunday. Teaser 1 | Teaser 2


January 14, 2018
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Medical Mystery: What caused healthy woman's severe diarrhea, abdominal pain?
Dr. Gul Madison, infectious disease specialist at Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, answers a medical mystery plaguing a woman for weeks.


January 11, 2018
NBC10

Doctor Speaks on Flu Season in Our Area
Nazareth Hospital infectious disease specialist, Dr. Ron Goren discusses flu concerns on NBC10 Philadelphia.

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