Rogers Behavioral Health opens new outpatient center

Rogers Behavioral Health, a behavioral health treatment provider, recently opened an outpatient center in Philadelphia for patients with obsessive compulsive disorder as well as anxiety, depression and other mood disorders.

It is Rogers’ first location in the Northeast region, with an 11,000-square-foot office located at 1 Winding Drive, Suite 105. The space will eventually have the capacity to treat 66 patients.

Mercy Health System CEO’s gets award for leadership

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania has recognized Susan Croushore, president and CEO of Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as the 2017 Pennsylvania Grassroots Champion Award Recipient.

The award is given in conjunction with the American Hospital Association and recognizes “hospital leaders who most effectively educate elected officials on how major issues affect the hospital’s vital role in the community, who have done an exemplary job in broadening the base of community support for the hospital and who are tireless advocates for hospitals and their patients.”

The award was formally announced during HAP’s annual leadership summit, which brought together hospital and business leaders from across the state to discuss key health care issues.

Temple Health System CEO honored as influential leader

Dr. Larry R. Kaiser, CEO of Temple University Health System, has been named one of the top “50 most influential physician executives and leaders” for 2017 by Modern Healthcare.

Kaiser is one of only 50 physician executives and leaders from all sectors of the health care industry recognized for steering their organizations and the health care delivery system through challenging times.

Modern Healthcare says that those on the list “stand out for the scope of their executive responsibilities, personal achievements, innovation and commitment to their communities.”

Nazareth Hospital recognized for lung cancer screening

Nazareth Hospital has earned accreditation from the American College of Radiology for its Lung Cancer Screening Center.

The accreditation recognizes lung cancer screening facilities that have committed to practice safe and effective diagnostic care for patients at the highest risk for lung cancer.

To receive an ACR designation, facilities must be accredited by the ACR in computed tomography in the chest module, undergo a rigorous assessment of its lung cancer screening protocol and infrastructure and maintain diligent practices for follow-up patient care, such as counseling and smoking cessation programs.

— Compiled by Ayana Jones

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