Geisinger Health System Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Geisinger makes 'disruptive' move -- refunds for patients treated unkindlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Geisinger Health System said Wednesday it wants to know whether patients were treated with kindness and compassion, and will allow patients who feel they weren't to claim a refund. Dr. David T. Feinberg, Geisinger's CEO, said in a news release that it might be Geisinger's most "radical" program ever, and that other health care executives told him not to do it.

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  2. Obese kids as young as 8 show signs of heart damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... years old had evidence of heart disease ," lead author Linyuan Jing, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow with Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., told HealthDay . "Ultimately, we hope that the effects we see in the hearts of these children are ...

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  3. Study: Obese kids as young as 8 have heart damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | WMTV Madison

    Imaging scans of their hearts show a thickening of the muscle - a sign of strain that can lead to stroke, abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure and sudden death. Linyuan Jing of the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania, and colleagues compared 20 obese kids to 20 normal-weight kids, conducting a heart imaging scan called cardiac magnetic resonance.

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  4. Obese Kids Young As Age 8 Show Signs Of Heart Disease, Geisinger Health System StudyRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... children maintain a healthy weight," said Linyuan Jing, Ph.D., lead study author and a researcher at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. "Ultimately we hope that the effects we see in the hearts of these children are reversible; ...

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  5. Cerner (CERN) - Analysts' Weekly Ratings UpdatesRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Initiatives, University of Missouri (MU), Baptist Health South Florida, McLaren Health Care and Geisinger Health System reflect growing traction. Moreover, the company has strong growth opportunities in the revenue cycle management (RCM) and ...

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  6. Obese kids young as age 8 show signs of heart diseaseRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... children maintain a healthy weight," said Linyuan Jing, Ph.D., lead study author and a researcher at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. "Ultimately we hope that the effects we see in the hearts of these children are reversible; ...

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  7. Obese children as young as 8 already showing signs of heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Metro

    ... to help their children maintain a healthy weight,' said the study's lead author, Dr Linyuan Jing of Geisinger Health System. It's possible that obese children even younger than eight could have signs of heart disease, Dr Jing said (Picture: Getty ...

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  8. Geisinger Health System, based in Danville, Pa., offers both insurance and patient care.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... have long sponsored insurance plans, including Kaiser Permanente, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., Geisinger Health System in central Pennsylvania and Intermountain Healthcare in Utah. Yet even though health care systems can gain insurance know-how ...

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  9. Obese children as young as EIGHT are showing signs of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Obese children as young as eight are showing the first signs of heart disease, experts at the Geisinger Health System have warned But, the researchers warned heart problems in childhood may lead to more complicated health condition in adulthood, as ...

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  10. Some Hospital Systems Want To Care For You And Sell You InsuranceRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Geisinger Health System, based in Danville, Pa., offers both insurance and patient care. Bradley C. Bower/Reuters/Landov hide caption In addition to treating what ails you, a number of health care systems aim to sell you health insurance to pay for it.

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  11. Obese Kids As Young As 8 May Have Heart ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Time

    The health risks associated with extra weight are not news, of course, but scientists have a new concern among the youngest and the heaviest. Researchers at the American Heart Association annual meeting in Florida reported Tuesday that excess weight in children can lead to potentially harmful changes in the hearts of kids as young as 8. Linyuan Jing, a post doctoral fellow from the Geisinger Health System, and her colleagues studied 20 obese children - meaning their body mass index was over 35, whereas a healthy range is 18.5 to 25 - and 20 normal-weight children.

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  12. Heart disease at age 8? Researchers find troubling signs in obese children.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... not expect to see heart disease at such an early age," said Jing, now a cardiac researcher at the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania. Researchers tried to account for other factors that could have contributed to the early signs of trouble, she ...

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  13. Stock Analysts' Downgrades for November, 9th (ALL, CCC, CERN,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Initiatives, University of Missouri (MU), Baptist Health South Florida, McLaren Health Care and Geisinger Health System reflect growing traction. Moreover, the company has strong growth opportunities in the revenue cycle management (RCM) and ...

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  14. Penn study: pay patients to take their pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... The study, whose authors also included Penn's Kevin Volpp and scientists from Harvard and the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., was published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Still to come is an analysis of whether ...

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  15. Advocates encourage NEPA residents to register as organ donorsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... at the University of Scranton's DeNaples Center. Carrie Simpkins, the transplant administrator for Geisinger Health System, said a single donor can affect 50-plus recipients, and the need for donations is growing faster than the number of organs ...

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  16. Geisinger to provide payroll dataRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    A Luzerne County judge has ordered Geisinger Health System to provide payroll information for high-ranking doctors and administrators as part of a civil lawsuit brought by the family of the late Dr. Jennifer Sidari. Dr. Sidari, 26, visited Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on May 26, 2013, for treatment of nagging headaches, was admitted as a patient and then was transferred to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, where she died three days later from brain hemorrhaging.

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  17. Doctor's kin seeks pay data in wrongful death lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Lawyers representing the family of the late Dr. Jennifer Sidari are seeking compensation for top executives and physicians at Geisinger Health System, arguing her lost earning power as a doctor is a critical part of their wrongful death lawsuit against the system where she planned to work before she died in its care. Dr. Sidari, 26, visited Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on May 26, 2013, for treatment of nagging headaches, was admitted as a patient and then was transferred to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, where she died three days later from brain hemorrhaging.

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  18. Sidari family seeks wages for top Geisinger doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Lawyers representing the family of the late Dr. Jennifer Sidari are seeking compensation for top executives and physicians at Geisinger Health System, arguing her lost earning power as a doctor is a critical part of their wrongful death lawsuit against the system where she planned to work before she died in its care. Sidari, 26, visited Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on May 26, 2013, for treatment of nagging headaches, was admitted as a patient and then was transferred to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, where she died three days later from brain hemorrhaging.

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  19. Brunch with Santa to Benefit Children's HospitalRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    ... provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.

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  20. Antibiotic use in children can cause obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, and Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. The study authors note that antibiotics are commonly prescribed for children. The use of antibiotics ...

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