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  • Holy Redeemer Surgeon Obtains Patent for Breast Reconstruction Treatment

    Posted: 03/05/2018

    MEADOWBROOK, Pa., February 28, 2018 – Dr. William L. Scarlett , Medical Director of Surgical Services and Chairman of Surgery at Holy Redeemer Hospital, has obtained a patent that will ease the adoption of breast implants for cancer patients undergoing reconstruction surgery. The patent is the culmination of a method Dr. Scarlett has been pioneering for the past three years in patients with post-mastectomy lymphedema. It utilizes low-level laser therapy (LLLT) to reduce swelling in the arm on the side w...

  • Holy Redeemer Hospital Earns Mission: Lifeline Achievement and Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Awards from American Heart Association

    Posted: 10/02/2017

    Huntingdon Valley, PA—October 2, 2017—Holy Redeemer Hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Holy Redeemer Hospital is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our patients who suffer a heart attack. Our team of dedicated EMS personnel, physicians, nurses, technicians and therapists provide ou...

  • Holy Redeemer is a Silver Sponsor of “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”

    Posted: 09/28/2017

    Huntingdon Valley, PA—September 28, 2017—The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! The Philadelphia Walk will be held on November 11th 2107 at Citizen’s Bank Ballpark and Holy Redeemer is proud once again to be a sponsor of this terrific event.  The Holy Redeemer Walk Team, “Mind Y...

  • Holy Redeemer Health System to be Presenting Sponsor of First Healthy Kids Running Series in Huntingdon Valley

    Posted: 08/29/2017

    Huntingdon Valley, PA – August 29, 2017 – Holy Redeemer Health System is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) of Huntingdon Valley.  Open to children ages 2 to 13, the five-week program begins on Sunday, September 17 at 5 p.m. at the Holy Redeemer Transformation Center, 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley. Each week, participants run courses ranging from a 50-yard dash to a one mile and collect points for completed distances. At the conclusion of th...

  • A Laughing Matter: Holy Redeemer Hospital Becomes First in Region to Offer Laughing Gas in the Delivery Room

    Posted: 08/02/2017

    MEADOWBROOK, Pa., August 2, 2017 – Long a staple of the dentist’s office, nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, will make labor more tolerable for moms-to-be delivering at Holy Redeemer Hospital starting in mid-August. The Montgomery County hospital will become the first in the Delaware Valley to offer nitrous oxide as an alternative to epidurals and other methods to reduce discomfort.  Nitrous oxide in low doses is an anxiolytic and an analgesic. As a result, it blunts pain by reducing th...

  • Holy Redeemer Pediatric UrgiCare Expands Hours

    Posted: 07/06/2017

    The Center is Open Noon to Midnight Daily, Year Round MEADOWBROOK, Pa., July 6, 2017 - The Holy Redeemer Pediatric UrgiCare Center, which treats all manner of pediatric injuries and infections, has expanded its hours as of July 1, 2017. The UrgiCare Center is now open daily noon to midnight. Previously it opened at 4 p.m. on weekdays, and noon on weekends.  “The Pediatric UrgiCare Center has proven its worth as a great resource for the community, providing immediate access to Pediatric care and red...

  • "Top Docs" at Holy Redeemer Recognized

    Posted: 05/16/2017

    Each year, Philadelphia Magazine publishes its list of "Top Docs" from throughout the region. Physicians are nominated by their peers and the list is compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a healthcare research and information company. We are proud to have multiple holy Redeemer Health System doctors make the Top Docs list each year.    Holy Redeemer Health System doctors and affiliated doctors are expert and compassionate providers who Care, Comfort and Heal patients each and every day.&nbs...

  • Holy Redeemer Home Care & Hospice Reestablishes Ties with Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey

    Posted: 05/02/2017

    Relationship will Again Give Patients Access to the Compassionate Chronic and Palliative Care for which the Health System is Known PHILADELPHIA, May 1, 2017 – New Jersey healthcare consumers with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, particularly those on Medicare, can once again turn to Holy Redeemer for home care and hospice care under a newly reestablished relationship between the health system and the insurer, Holy Redeemer announced.  The effective date is May 1. Holy Redeemer Home Care and Hos...

  • Holy Redeemer Health System Opens Integrative Women’s Health and Gynecology in Yardley

    Posted: 03/22/2017

    Meadowbrook, PA – January 24, 2017 – Holy Redeemer Health System announces the opening of Integrative Women’s Health and Gynecology, located at 385 Oxford Valley Road, Suite 310, Yardley, PA. The practice, run by Dinah Gonzalez, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., expands Integrative Medicine options for women in Bucks County and surrounding areas.  Dr. Gonzalez graduated Cum Laude from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She started her pre-medical studies at Bryn Mawr College before continuing her pre-medic...

  • Philmont Guidance Center joins Holy Redeemer Health System to expand Behavioral Health Services

    Posted: 01/31/2017

    Meadowbrook, PA – January 30, 2017 – Holy Redeemer Health System announced a new partnership with Philmont Guidance Center, a leading behavioral health organization with offices in Huntingdon Valley, Doylestown and Flourtown. This partnership is in response to the increased demand for inpatient and outpatient Behavioral Health Services throughout the community.  Philmont Guidance Center’s owner and lead physician, Daniel G. Hartman, MD, will assume the role of Vice President and Medical Director of...

  • Holy Redeemer Hospital Named 2016 Most Wired

    Posted: 08/08/2016

    Huntingdon Valley, PA - August 8, 2016—Holy Redeemer Hospital was honored to be named one of Health Care’s Most Wired based on the results of the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum.   According to the survey, Most Wired hospitals are using telehealth to fill gaps in care; provide services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and expand access to medical specialists. This year’s results show: • The top three telehealth serv...

  • Holy Redeemer Welcomes New Palliative Care Physicians

    Posted: 04/12/2016

    Huntingdon Valley, PA – April 12, 2016 – Holy Redeemer Health System has announced the addition of two new physicians, Jane M. Cahill, M.D., and Brenda A. Buzydlowski, D.O., who provide palliative care consultations to patients and their families in many settings including in the hospital, in the home, in a life care setting, and in the physician’s office.   What is palliative medicine?  Palliative medicine is a relatively new medical specialty that offers pain and symptom management and emoti...

  • Holy Redeemer Hospital NICU Cameras Go Live

    Posted: 04/05/2016

    Huntingdon Valley, PA – April 5, 2016 – Parents of newborns in Holy Redeemer Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will now be able to see and talk to their baby anytime thanks to the hospital’s installation of Angel Eye® Camera Systems. A camera is mounted to each NICU bed that will allow parents to watch and listen to their newborn day or night, from a mobile device or computer. The web-based NICU camera and audio system is accessed through a password protected, HIPPA compliant website.   ...

  • Temple Neuroscience Care Now Offered at Holy Redeemer Hospital under New Agreement

    Posted: 03/24/2016

    Philadelphia, PA – Temple University Hospital and Holy Redeemer Health System have entered into a clinical partnership that places Temple neurologists and neurosurgeons onsite at Holy Redeemer Hospital as of March 24.   Temple Neurosciences at Holy Redeemer brings Temple’s expertise in the neurosciences closer to home for residents in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks counties. The agreement provides for on campus access to comprehensive inpatient and outpatient neurological services, including 24...

  • Holy Redeemer Hosting Heart Healthy Expo at Macy’s Neshaminy Mall

    Posted: 02/02/2016

    Philadelphia, PA – February 1, 2016 – Holy Redeemer Hospital’s Cardiovascular Center and Macy’s Neshaminy Mall will offer a free Heart Healthy Expo on Saturday, February 6, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Snow date: Feb. 20).  The event is being held to help raise awareness of women’s heart disease – the number one killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).report that almost two-thirds (64%) of women who die suddenly of...

  • Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice Enlists Cantor Scott Borsky to Attend to Jewish Patients’ Spiritual Needs

    Posted: 01/20/2016

    RUNNEMEDE, NJ – January 19, 2016 – A Jewish cantor working for a Catholic healthcare provider? At first glance that might seem    a little unusual.   But recently it became a fact of life, with the addition of Cantor Scott Borsky to the staff at the Runnemede office of Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice. The Runnemede office serves patients throughout Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties. “Our goal is to address unmet needs of the communities that we’re serving,” ...

  • Longtime Resident of Holy Redeemer Lafayette Leaves Inspiring Legacy Gift of $600,000 to Health System

    Posted: 12/17/2015

    Huntingdon Valley, PA – December 17, 2015 – By all accounts, Marie Frank was a very private person – but also a very caring one. Just how much she cared will have long lasting impact after her passing.  Recently her longtime attorney, Randal McDowell, presented Holy Redeemer officials with her $600,000 legacy donation. Frank lived alone, never married, never had children, and at the time of her death at the age of 93, the only family she did have – her mother and a brother, already had passed on.&n...

  • MRA Group Breaks Ground on Warminster Medical Facility

    Posted: 12/10/2015

    Warminster, PA – December  10, 2015 – Representatives from MRA Group, Holy Redeemer Health System and the Warminster Township Board of Supervisors held a groundbreaking December 4th for a state-of-the-art community-based medical services facility located at 201 Veterans Way in Warminster, PA. Holy Redeemer will be the lead tenant at the Warminster site – the first of three new locations that the health system has planned as part of a strategic initiative to expand its outreach efforts to patients t...

  • Avalon Lions Club Donates $16,000 to Holy Redeemer Food Pantry of New Jersey

    Posted: 12/03/2015

    Swainton, NJ – December 3, 2015 – The Lions Club of Avalon recently presented the Holy Redeemer Food Pantry of New Jersey with a generous check in the amount of $16,000.  Representatives from the Avalon Lions Club joined  Sr. Maryanne King, Manager of Community Benefit Programs for Holy Redeemer Health System; Bill Gross, Senior Vice President of Advancement and Community Program for Holy Redeemer Health System;  and Marion Matticola, Holy Redeemer Jersey Shore Food Pantry coordinator to ...

  • Holy Redeemer Thrift Store in Need of Volunteers

    Posted: 11/23/2015

    Hatboro, PA - November 23, 2015 – The Holy Redeemer Thrift Store is in critical need of volunteers. Volunteers play a crucial role in assisting in a variety of areas including stocking and sorting inventory, assisting customers and serving as cashiers.  All proceeds from the Holy Redeemer Thrift Store benefit the Women's and Children's Services, which provides funding to the Drueding Center, the first Philadelphia transitional housing facility for homeless women and children, and the Holy Redeemer ...

  • Holy Redeemer Health System is the First Hospital in the Northeast to be Center of Excellence for Hidden Scar Breast ™ Cancer Surgery

    Posted: 10/13/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – October 13, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System is the first hospital in the Northeast region recognized as a Center of Excellence for Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery. Hidden Scar nipple-sparing mastectomy is a significant advancement in how breast cancer surgeries are performed.  New technologies enable this procedure which decreases trauma to the skin flaps as cancerous tissue is removed through a single concealed incision to minimize visible scarring. “A breast cancer diagnos...

  • Dr. Guillermo A. Infante Joins Holy Redeemer Health System

    Posted: 10/12/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – October 12, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System has announced that Guillermo A. Infante, M.D., M.P.H., has joined Holy Redeemer Family Health Center at CARDONE, part of  Holy Redeemer  Physician & Ambulatory Services (HRPAS). He practices family medicine at the health center, which serves employees of CARDONE Industries, as well as the surrounding community. Dr. Infante received his doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Libre de Cali, Cali, Colombia. He co...

  • Holy Redeemer Surgical Associates Announces New Office Location

    Posted: 09/29/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – September 29, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Surgical Associates has relocated its practice to a new suite within the Holy Redeemer Medical Office Building. The new offices are at Suite #154, 1650 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046. “The revamped offices feature upgrades and a revamped configuration designed to enhance patient examinations and overall care,” said Mark B. Kahn, MD, FACS. “We look forward to unveiling our new accommodations to our patients and addressing their needs in an envi...

  • Holy Redeemer Health System Announces Two New Physicians

    Posted: 09/14/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – Sept. 14, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System announced Dr. Rachael Sampson, M.D. and Dr. Regina Dougherty, D.O. joined Holy Redeemer Millennium OB/GYN.  Dr. Sampson is an enthusiastic clinician dedicated to women’s healthcare. She is a graduate of the New York Medical College, and completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency training at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY and Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, NY. During that time she served as Executive Chief Res...

  • Jean Francis named Employee of the Year At Holy Redeemer Health System

    Posted: 07/27/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – July 27, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System recently named Bucks County resident Jean Francis, Volunteer Coordinator and Program Manager for Holy Redeemer Hospice PA, its 2015 “Employee of the Year.” According to Patricia O’Brien, Interim Chief Administrative Office for HomeCare , the honor is bestowed upon employees who follow the tradition of the organization’s founders the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer. That tradition calls for the organization and its members to embrace a collection...

  • Holy Redeemer Health System Achieves Mission: Lifeline Recognition from American Heart Association

    Posted: 06/15/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – June 15, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year in the United States, approximately 250,000 people have a STEMI, or ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction , caused by a blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To ...

  • “Fabulous 50s-Style” Dance Party at The Villages at Pine Valley Thursday, June 4th, from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Posted: 06/02/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – June 2, 2015 – The Villages at Pine Valley (TVPV), an active adult community affiliated with Holy Redeemer Health System, will be the scene for a fabulous 50s-style dance party at the TVPV Clubhouse on Thursday, June 4, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.   Guests will be treated to dinner, drinks, live music and a 50s dance party in the spacious TVPV clubhouse. Other activities include a trivia contest as well as prizes for guests who come out in their best-dressed 50s-style attire.   I...

  • Holy Redeemer Lafayette Hosting a Garden Party Open House

    Posted: 05/11/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – May 11, 2014 – Holy Redeemer Lafayette, a premier retirement community located on 10 picturesque acres near Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia, will host a Garden Party Open House on Saturday, May 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Holy Redeemer Lafayette is located at 8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19111. Registered guests will be treated to: A free potted geranium and chance to win a flower arrangement Live music and light refreshments Guided tours Holy Redeemer Lafayette’s...

  • Holy Redeemer Hosting a Free Senior Health and Fitness Day

    Posted: 05/07/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – May 7, 2014 – Holy Redeemer Healthcare will host a free Senior Health and Fitness Day health fair at the Holy Redeemer Health and Fitness Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook PA, 19046, on Tuesday, May 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Holy Redeemer experts will provide information and health screenings on a range of topics, including: Diabetes Nutrition & Dietary Information Sports Medicine Body Mass Index Evaluations Blood Pressure Screenings Skin Cancer Screenings Fall Prev...

  • Dr. Kwandaa Roberts Joins Holy Redeemer Health System

    Posted: 04/16/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – April 16, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System has announced that Dr. Kwandaa Roberts, DO, FACOG, has joined the Deeney and Associates practice of Holy Redeemer Physician & Ambulatory Services (HRPAS) as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Before joining Holy Redeemer, Dr. Roberts served as an obstetrician and gynecologist at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Montgomery Hospital in Norristown, and Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Roberts received her Doctor of Os...

  • Holy Redeemer Recognized for Highly Developed Electronic Medical Record Adoption

    Posted: 04/14/2015

    Only about one-quarter of U.S. hospitals have reached Stage 6 of 7 stages Huntingdon Valley, PA/April 14, 2015—Holy Redeemer Health System has been recognized as a Stage 6 provider for its extensive adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) by HIMSS Analytics, a subsidiary of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). In 2005 HIMSS established criteria called the EMR Adoption Model (sm) to evaluate the progress and impact of medical record systems for hospitals. To date, fewer tha...

  • Drueding Center’s Child Care Program Earns Keystone 4 STAR Rating for Outstanding Care

    Posted: 04/08/2015

    Philadelphia, PA - April 08, 2015 - Drueding Center, a transitional housing program for women and their children in Kensington, has earned a 4 STAR rating from Pennsylvania’s Keystone STARS rating system, the highest rating possible, for its Child Care Program. Only eight percent of Early Learning Centers in Philadelphia share the honor of a Keystone 4 STARS rating.  In addition, Drueding Center’s Child Care Program classrooms received perfect scores (7 of 7) under the category of Interactions, whi...

  • “Lunch and Learn” about Support Services for Seniors at The Villages at Pine Valley on Wednesday, April 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Posted: 04/01/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – April 1, 2015 – The Villages at Pine Valley (TVPV), an active adult community affiliated with Holy Redeemer Health System, will host a “Lunch and Learn” to give area seniors the chance to learn about the array of supportive services available to them. There will be an overview of life at “The Villages at Pine Valley” and Senior Supportive Services, Inc., an independent firm with more than two decades of experience, will be covering: Choosing a Style of Retirement Living Affording Your...

  • Couple Born 50 Years Ago on the Same Day at Holy Redeemer Hospital Celebrate Their Birthday Together

    Posted: 03/31/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – March 31, 2015 – Perhaps it’s not quite a match made in heaven, but it’s pretty close. Fifty years ago, Jayne Stewart of Feasterville, and Frank Bernauser of Philadelphia’s Roxborough section,  were brought into the world at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook, PA, on the same day – March 28, 1965. Now, after meeting for the first time almost one year ago through an on-line dating service, they are celebrating their shared 50 th birthday together as a couple. Last night, Holy Re...

  • Holy Redeemer Seeking Compassionate Hospice Volunteers in Cape May County and South Jersey

    Posted: 03/11/2015

    Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is looking for caring individ uals  to support local hospice patients and their families. Swainton, N.J. – March 11, 2015 – Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is seeking compassionate and emotionally mature volunteers to provide support to local hospice patients and their families in Cape May County, New Jersey. Volunteers may also assist with administrative work within the Hospice department and are needed for both day and evening hours.  “It takes a very un...

  • Holy Redeemer Support at Home to Host Home Health Aide Open House

    Posted: 03/09/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – March 9, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Healthcare is seeking experienced home health aides, as well as interested trainees, to join its Support at Home program and provide needed services to older adults in the Warminster, Bucks County area. Holy Redeemer’s Support at Home Open House will take place: Where:  Holy Redeemer Home Health    301 North York Road    Suite 200    Warminster, PA 18974 When: Thursday, March 12, 2015      11:00 a.m.  ...

  • Holy Redeemer Hospital Receives (ACE) Accreditation for Cardiovascular ExcellenceTM To Perform Elective PCI Without Onsite Surgery

    Posted: 02/26/2015

    Meadowbrook, PA – March 3, 2015 – Holy Redeemer Health System has become only the sixth hospital in Pennsylvania to complete the rigorous Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence TM (ACE) process to perform percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), commonly known as angioplasty, without onsite surgery. Holy Redeemer’s expanded service offering is part of a state-supported effort to expand PCI services for cardiovascular patients. In January 2014, Pennsylvania’s Department of Health mandated...

  • Holy Redeemer Seeking Hospice Volunteers in Central Jersey

    Posted: 02/25/2015

    Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is looking for caring individuals  to support local hospice patients and their families. Trenton, N.J. – February 25, 2015 – Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is seeking compassionate and emotionally mature volunteers to provide support to local hospice patients and their families in Mercer County and Central New Jersey by becoming members of the Hospice Family Support Team. Volunteers may also assist with administrative work within the Hospice department and are...

  • Holy Redeemer Seeking Compassionate Hospice Volunteers in Southern New Jersey

    Posted: 02/19/2015

    Egg Harbor Township, N.J. – February 19, 2015 – Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is seeking compassionate and emotionally mature volunteers to provide support to local hospice patients and their families in Atlantic County, New Jersey. “It takes a very special, compassionate person to become a hospice volunteer,” said Jeanne Stoll, Holy Redeemer’s Volunteer Coordinator for Atlantic County. “Part of their role is to reflect Holy Redeemer’s underlying mission to care, comfort and heal by working wi...

  • Holy Redeemer Seeking Compassionate Hospice Volunteers for Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties

    Posted: 02/19/2015

    Philadelphia, PA – February 19, 2015 – Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice is seeking compassionate and emotionally mature volunteers to provide support to local hospice patients and their families in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Volunteers are especially needed to provide companionship, emotional support, respite and compassionate presence to patients with life-limiting illnesses during the daytime hours. “It takes a very unique and compassionate person to serve as a hospice volunteer,” ...

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