Tag Archives: Tower Health Transplant Institute

It’s called bioprinting, a medical process that could save millions

Bioprinting is a process where cells and chemicals combine to create structures resembling human tissues. Thumb joints and new treatments for knees could follow successful treatments for hip replacements, while bioprinted hearts, kidneys and livers could save lives in the face of significant organ donor shortages made worse by coronavirus.

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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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