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Contents of Synapse Magazine

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Synapse 2015, Volume 2

Synapse 2015 Vol. 2Inside Front Cover

CALENDAR

Chester County Hospital offers various types of Wellness Presentations, Educational Programs, Support Groups and Counseling, Screenings and Assessments, Fundraising Events, Condition-Specific Treatment Plans and Patient Services.


Page 2

POINTS OF PRIDE

Accomplishments from around the hospital.


Page 3

HIGHEST CALIBER OF CARE

PENN MEDICINE SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY SPECIALISTS ARE NOW SERVING THE COMMUNITY

From Philadelphia to West Chester and now into the western suburbs, access to the highest level of integrated care, such as family medicine, lab and radiology, is more convenient than ever before.


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THE GAME CHANGER

TINY TECHNOLOGY REVEALS BIG ANSWERS FOR PATIENTS WITH UNEXPLAINED HEART ARRHYTHMIAS

When mysteries of the heart perplex patients and their cardiologists, physicians at Chester County Hospital have turned to tiny technology to help get big answers.

Testimonial - Small Device Unravels a Health Mystery Years in the Making

After experiencing chest pains and three strokes without explanation, Daniel Merritt';s cardiologist Dr. Raghuram Mallya recommended he have a loop recorder device inserted into his chest for a few months to gain a better understanding of what might be causing his health problems. Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Richard Hui implanted the small-sized technology, and several incidences of Atrial Fibrillation were recorded. With new insight about Daniel';s heart, the course of his treatment changed and he has been able to enjoy his retirement once again.


Page 10

LINGERING WOUNDS OFTEN NEED SPECIALIZED CARE

SPOTLIGHT ON THE WOUND CARE AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE CENTER

Providing specialized care to patients with chronic wounds that cannot heal otherwise, the Wound Care Center achieved 98% patient satisfaction and has maintained a 99% healing rate in less than 28 days, on average.


Page 13

INNOVATIONS

RADIATION ONCOLOGY TECHNOLOGY

Advanced equipment creates an enhanced experience for patients.


Page 14-15

NEW PHYSICIANS and VITAL SIGNS


Page 16

CHARITABLE GIVING

HAPPY 75TH ANNIVERSARY CHESTER COUNTY DAY

The longest running house tour in the country, celebrates 75 years with more than 1,500 homeowners having opened their doors over the years to benefit Chester County Hospital.


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IN THE COMMUNITY

LENDING A HAND TO TEACH HANDS-ONLY CPR

Supporting Aidan';s Heart Foundation by bringing life-saving Hands-Only CPR direct to school-age students.


Back Cover

ABRAMSON CANCER CENTER AT CHESTER COUNTY HOSPITAL

The cure is within reach and now closer to you than ever before. Introducing the Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital. For years, cancer patients and their families have trusted Chester County Hospital for care. Now, as part of Penn Medicine';s Abramson Cancer Center, a world leader in cancer treatment and research, we can offer even more advanced therapies and expertise, right here at home. Together, we';re bringing the cure within reach.


Synapse is an award-winning publication produced three times each year by Chester County Hospital';s Corporate Marketing Department.

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Last Updated: 9/17/2015