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Week in Review

Doctor Gets Grant to Decrease Adolescent Relationship Abuse

Rachael Polis, D.O., M.P.H., a pediatric gynecologist at Crozer-Keystone Health System recently received a grant to launch a two-year initiative to stop violence in adolescent relationships before it begins.

Trauma Surgery Department Installs New Leadership and New Surgeons

Incoming chief of trauma surgery at Crozer-Keystone Health System, Pankaj Patel, M.D., inherited a department that was championed by its interim leader to enter a new and ambitious era.

Weight-Loss Surgery Program Maintains Accreditation

The Crozer-Keystone Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Program at Crozer-Chester Medical Center was recently reaccredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

Stroke Care at Crozer-Keystone Awarded Again for Quality

Crozer-Keystone Health System recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold quality achievement award.

CKHS in the News

When Family Members Dislike “Loved Ones” They’re Caring For

Crozer-Keystone psychologist Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D.  provides suggestions you can use to help provide support and preserve your own peace of mind when you are charged with providing care for a relative that you just do not like.

Why Abstinence-Only Sex Ed for Preventing Teen Pregnancy Doesn’t Make the Grade

Rima Himelstein. M.D., an adolescent pediatrician at Crozer-Keystone Health System, looks at the results of recent studies that show that as abstinence-only sex education has increased, there has been no decline in teen sexual activity, teen pregnancy or he spread of sexually-transmitted disease (STD).

How Can Emergency Departments Better Care for Sexual Assault Victims?

Ralph J. Riviello, M.D., chief of emergency medicine at Crozer-Keystone Health System was interviewed recently by the Philadelphia Inquirer about his long-held focus on best meeting the needs of sexual assault victims when they arrive at a hospital for medical care.

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