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Lankenau hosts third annual ‘What’s Hot in Health Care?’ at Plymouth Country Club

Lankenau Medical Center June 12, 2014 News Releases

(L-R) Joseph M. DiMino, DO; Bill Lewis, MD; Paul M. Coady, MD; Deebeanne M. Tavani, DO, PhD; Darlene Gaynor-Krupnick, DO; Firas Saidi, MD; James “Skip” Oliver, Esq.; John H. Marks, MD

(Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) – On Wednesday, June 4, members of the community gathered together for “What’s Hot in Health Care? A conversation about prevention, new treatments and technology.” Lankenau Medical Center, part of Main Line Health, 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.

For information about programs and services offered at Lankenau Medical Center and across Main Line Health, please visit mainlinehealth.org or call 1.866.CALL.MLH (1.866.225.5654).

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment—to deliver advanced medicine for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 10,000 employees, 3,000 nurses and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health System.

At Main Line Health's core are four of the region's most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation's premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton, King of Prussia and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region's largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care, and service, including U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, System Magnet® designation; the nation's highest distinction for nursing excellence and the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity, and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has embraced the American Hospital Association's #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education, and research to help patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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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 campus just outside of Philadelphia, Lankenau Medical Center is a 371-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education, that trains over 100 new physicians each year through nationally ranked residency and fellowship programs. Lankenau has received both regional and national recognition for its excellence in providing state-of-the-art, quality care. Lankenau Medical Center has been named among the top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania and top five in the Philadelphia metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2020–21, and was ranked as high-performing in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, colon cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement, lung cancer surgery and nephrology. 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 also earned the highest distinction for excellence in nursing care, the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® designation.