Lankenau Hosts 3rd Annual ‘What’s Hot in Healthcare?’ at Plymouth Country Club

Thursday, June 19, 2014

On Wednesday, June 4, members of the community gathered together for “What’s Hot in Healthcare? A Conversation about Prevention, New Treatments and Technology.” Lankenau Medical Center, part of Main Line Health (MLH), donor and Club Secretary/Treasurer, James “Skip” Oliver, Esq., generously hosted the presentation and dinner, held at Plymouth Country Club.

This was the third “conversation-style” event that gives attendees open access to an expert panel of physicians. Joseph M. DiMino, Director of Health/Medical Director at Montgomery County Health Department, moderated the panel. The panel members consisted of Paul M. Coady, MD, Interventional Cardiologist at Lankenau Heart Institute; Darlene Gaynor-Krupnick, DO, urology/pelvic medicine and reconstruction at Lankenau Medical Center; John H. Marks, MD, Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Lankenau Medical Center; Firas A. Saidi, MD, Internal Medicine/Geriatrics at Lankenau Medical Center; and Deebeanne M. Tavani, DO, PhD, Chief of Endocrinology at Main Line Health.

More than 120 members of the community attended the program to find answers to their questions about cardiovascular care, cancer treatments, new technologies, procedures and disease prevention.

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About Lankenau Medical Center

Lankenau Medical Center, a member of Main Line Health, is recognized as a national leader in advancing new options to diagnose and treat illness, protect against disease and save lives. Located on a 93-acre suburban campus just outside of Philadelphia, Lankenau Medical Center is a 389-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education. Lankenau offers state-of-the-art services from cancer care to maternity care. Lankenau is ranked as number six in Pennsylvania and number four in the Philadelphia metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals. Lankenau Medical Center is also ranked nationally for diabetes and endocrinology, and is high-performing in eight specialties: cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Lankenau has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care and breast cancer care and is one of the nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Lankenau has also been ranked for multiple years as one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics. Lankenau has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff.

Mary Kate Coghlan
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