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Aubrey Whelan, July 18, 2019 Citing the abrupt closure of Hahnemann University Hospital, Drexel University announced Thursday it was laying off 40 percent of the teaching and clinical staff in the medical school’s faculty practice plan. A Drexel spokeswoman said layoff notices were sent today to 245 Drexel physicians. The university has about 700 clinical and basic […]

By John George Jun 26, 2019 Business Journal  The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP), the state’s largest nurses’ union, said it was told Wednesday Hahnemann University Hospital is closing on Sept. 6. The announcement was made to all employees Wednesday morning, according to a union spokesperson. PASNAP, which represents 800 nurses at the […]

By John George and Natalie Kostelni  –  Philadelphia Business Journal The Wistar Institute is teaming up with University Place Associates to create a “research and discovery hub” in the University City section of Philadelphia. The 240,000-square-foot building, to be built by UPA at an estimated cost of $100 million, will facilitate collaborations among Wistar and the region’s academic research and […]

BySusan Phillips WHYY April 26, 2019 A Mariner East pipeline construction clearing in Delaware County. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY) A bipartisan group of state senators from Chester and Delaware counties wants to put off the reconfirmation of Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell until multiple criminal probes of Sunoco’s Mariner East pipeline projects are complete. Led […]