Einstein Healthcare Network Earns Blue Distinction® Re-Designation for Maternity Care

Jan. 18, 2018

Maternity programs at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery have again been recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as Blue Distinction.® Programs for excellence in delivering quality care. The Blue Distinction® program is a national designation program recognizing healthcare facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care – safely, effectively, and cost efficiently.

“Earning re-designation in maternity care is a terrific acknowledgement of the commitment on the part of our doctors, nurses, technicians and staff, to provide the best care possible to our patients,” says David Jaspan, DO, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology for Einstein Healthcare Network.  Einstein is one of the few remaining hospitals in the Philadelphia region that has maintained its commitment to maternity care.  Approximately 5,000 babies are delivered each year through Einstein Healthcare Network – about 3,000 babies at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and more than 2,000 babies at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. 

Einstein Residents Lead the Nation in Orthopedic-in-Training Exam

Jan. 17, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, orthopedic residents from Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia achieved the highest score of any residency program in the nation on the annual Orthopedic In-Training Examination (OITE). The exam is designed to test residents’ knowledge and is a measure of the overall quality of teaching within individual residency programs. Of the 157 residency programs across the country, Einstein stands at the forefront, attaining a place within the 100th percentile mark for the fourth year in a row.

“The Orthopedics Department has gathered a fantastic group of intelligent, professional, hard-working residents,” says James Raphael, MD, chair of Orthopedic Surgery at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. “Our chief residents, Mark Ayzenberg, MD, and Dillion Arango, MD, have done an extraordinary job leading the team along with Gene Shaffer, MD, our orthopedic residency program director.”

Einstein Healthcare Network Earns AAHRPP Re-Accreditation

Jan. 10, 2018

Einstein Healthcare Network has earned full re-accreditation for five years from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc., (AAHRPP).

AAHRPP accreditation reflects Einstein’s commitment to protecting the rights and welfare of research participants. To earn re-accreditation, Einstein demonstrated that the organization has built extensive safeguards into every level of their research operation and adheres to high standards for research.  Einstein earned full re-accreditation without any findings or recommendations for improvement based on a rigorous site visit – an accomplishment that very few institutions achieve.

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