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Health Care

‘Employers are no longer in the driver’s seat’-Challenges of tight labor market are focus of LVB’s HR Symposium 2019

How can employers recruit and retain good employees in today’s tight job market? The answer, according to the professionals gathered for this year’s Lehigh Valley Business HR Symposium, is to adapt to the changing needs of the workforce. “Employers are chasing a very small pool of available workers,” said Jacob Stitman, shareholder with Fitzpatrick Lentz ...

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Tower Health acquires Hahnemann University Hospital’s kidney and liver transplant team

Tower Health, the Berks County-based health network, has established the Tower Health Transplant Institute, which will become the new home for the former Hahnemann University Hospital kidney and liver transplant program. Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital, established in 1885, announced in June that it would be closing because of financial difficulties. The Hahnemann transplant program’s team ...

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LVHN to acquire Coordinated Health

Coordinated Health, the Lehigh Valley-based health network known for a focus on orthopedics, will soon become a part of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. LVHN, both the Lehigh Valley’s largest health network and its largest employer, has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, pending reviews by the Federal ...

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