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12/23/2007 - Pat Croce to Attend Magee Rehabilitation Holiday Party for Patients
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will again brighten the season for its patients and their families with a festive Holiday Party. The Holiday Party for Patients, a long-held tradition at Magee, will take place on Sunday, December 23, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hospital, located at 16th and Races Streets in center-city Philadelphia.

12/18/2007 - World Renowned Singer, Tonia Tecce, to Perform at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
On Tuesday, December 18, world renowned Soprano, Tonia Tecce will be performing for patients and staff at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Accompanied by pianist Richard Raub, Tecce's performance will be held in the second floor conference room at 6:00 pm.

12/15/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Sponsor Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
It may be the season of good will, but make no mistake about it, the teams competing in the 6th Annual Dan Sullivan Wheelchair Basketball Tournament are coming to town to win.

11/16/2007 - Point Breeze Dance Troupe to Perform at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
When Alfred Brown, Senior Vice President, of the Point Breeze Performing Arts Center in Philadelphia was a patient at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, he was so grateful for the treatment he received that he wanted to do something special to say thanks.

11/16/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation to Host Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
Starting Friday, November 16, the Philadelphia area will host some of the most competitive wheelchair rugby players in the country. Get Ready for the Beast of the East.

11/15/2007 - Buoniconti Fund and Magee Rehab to Host Fundraiser at Citizens Bank Park
Separately, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Buoniconti Fund - an organization devoted to curing paralysis - and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital have been invaluable in improving the quality of life of Philadelphians with disabilities. And they are joining forces.

10/16/2007 - Gun Violence Survivors Walk to Get Guns Off Streets
At noon on Tuesday, October 16, survivors of gunfire violence who were treated at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital - some of which are now wheelchair users - will make their way from the Hospital (16th and Race) to the State Office Building (Broad and Spring Garden) to rally against illegal handguns being on the streets.

09/28/2007 - Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell to Serve as Celebrity Auctioneer at 18th Annual Jerry Segal Classic
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell hears many pleas for money from various groups and organizations. But on Friday, September 28 at 7:00 pm, the roles will be reversed when he serves as the celebrity auctioneer for the 18th Annual Jerry Segal Classic at Green Valley Country Club.

09/28/2007 - Former Magee Patient Who Walks Again to be Honored at Jerry Segal Classic Dinner
Even though a diving accident last summer left her with a broken neck, and put her ability to walk again in question, Heather Shultz never stopped smiling during her months of rehabilitation at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

09/28/2007 - $6 million for charity Jerry Segal's 'labor of love' raises millions to benefit patients following spinal cord injuries and strokes
One man with quadriplegia. One group of friends. One dream. One day. $1 million raised for charity.

09/28/2007 - Segal Golf Outing to Raise More than $1 Million for Magee Patients
18th Annual Jerry Segal Classic, scheduled for September 28, benefits Magee Rehabilitation Hospital patients

09/28/2007 - Magee Launches Patient Education TV System
Magee Rehabilitation hospital recently launched its Patient Education Television Network. It is now accessible to all patients. Patient TVs and large-screen TVs in patient lounges are networked to receive this programming.

09/10/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital and Once Upon A Nation Partner to Hold Wheelchair Miniature Golf Event
The 1st Annual Magee-off Wheelchair Miniature Golf Event will be held September 10, at 2:00pm at the Philly Mini Golf at Franklin Square. Along with allowing participants, their families, and friends to play on the course at no cost, Once Upon A Nation - the organization that oversees Franklin Square (located at 6th&Race), is also supplying classic park refreshments such as hot dogs, soda, and ice cream.

09/09/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to Host Custom Motorcycle Competition and Barbecue
When Diane Teofilak needed physical therapy after suffering a spinal cord injury last March, she arrived at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in the back of an ambulance. This time, she'll arrive on the back of her boyfriend's Harley Davidson.

08/10/2007 - Top athletes with disabilities to play in Philly Wheelchair tennis tourney, Aug. 10-12
The Mid-Atlantic Region's top wheelchair athletes will compete in the 2007 Philadelphia Wheelchair Tennis Tournament on Aug. 10-12 at the Cherry Hill Health and Racquet Club. The club has donated use of its facility for the tournament and practice wheelchair tennis sessions each Sunday for more than 15 years.

07/16/2007 - Magee ranked Number 14 among nation's top rehabilitation hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's annual survey
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital continues its progression in U.S. News & World Report's America's leading hospitals ranking.

06/08/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Holds Second Annual Dr. Guy Fried Educational Seminar
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will host its Second-Annual Dr. Guy Fried Educational Seminar on Friday, June 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

06/01/2007 - Wheelchair Tennis
In the course of seventy two hours, Mark Chilutti played five games of championship level tennis and hardly broke a sweat. He credits his physical condition.

06/01/2007 - Mark Chilutti played five games of championship level tennis and hardly broke a sweat.
One of four members of the Magee Freedoms - a wheelchair tennis team sponsored by the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia - played at the 15th Annual Philadelphia Wheelchair Tennis Tournament.

05/11/2007 - Seventh Annual Night of Champions Raises More Than $182,000 to Help Benefit Magee's Community Program Fund
Nearly 400 guests gathered for an incredible event on May 11, 2007, to help support Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's Community Program Fund.

05/11/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, sports celebrities to support Magee Community Program Fund at 7th Annual Night of Champions
Magee Rehabilitation will celebrate its Seventh Annual Night of Champions on Friday, May 11, 6-10 p.m.

05/08/2007 - Magee Enters Partnership to Help Warn People About Symptoms of Stroke
Magee has partnered with the Delaware Valley Stroke Alert Organization to participate in a massive media blitz planned for May 8 during Stroke Awareness Month.

04/01/2007 - Magee Rehab Nurse Trains for Triathlon
Bill McAndrew, 3-11 General Rehab Nurse on the third floor at Magee, is spending his free time training for the triathlon in April 2007. Inspired by his cousin Nick, who is now in remission from leukemia, Bill volunteered for the Leukemia&Lymphoma Society last year and ran his first marathon with Team in Training.

03/16/2007 - Magee Sixers Host NWBA Eastern Sectional Championships
The Magee Sixers Spokesmen will host the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's Eastern Sectional Championships at Riverwinds Community Center in Thorofare, N.J., March 16-17.

03/06/2007 - TJUH and USP Present CE Program at Magee
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) and University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USP) will present a continuing education program at Magee focusing on "Combating Resistant Gram Negative Pathogens."

02/02/2007 - Magee Sixers Spokesmen Wheelchair Basketball Team Ranked Ninth in the Nation
The Magee Sixers Spokesmen wheelchair basketball squad is currently ranked ninth in the nation among teams in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Division II.

01/25/2007 - Mayor Nutter to Attend Press Conference at Magee rehabilitation Hospital Today at noon
On Friday, January 25, at 12 noon, Pennsylvania State Senator Christine Tartaglione will conduct a press conference at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, bringing attention to Magee's ability to treat wounded Veterans. And Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter, just announced he will be joining her.

01/25/2007 - State Senator Tartaglione and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Reach Out to Injured Vets
On Friday, January 25, at 12 noon, Pennsylvania State Senator Christine Tartaglione will conduct a press conference at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, bringing attention to Magee's ability to treat wounded Veterans.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Appoints New Staff to Development & Public Relations Team
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to announce two new appointments to the Development and Public Relations Department. Suzanne E. Smalley was hired as the Special Event Coordinator and Grant Writer. Kerry R. O'Connor was hired as the Director of Public Relations.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia Authorized to Treat Wounded Veterans
As Magee Rehabilitation Hospital - one of the nation's top ranked rehab hospitals - gets ready to Celebrate 50 years of Caring in 2008, it also embarks on a new mission; treating our country's military wounded returning from war.

01/01/2007 - Book Written By Former Magee Rehab Patient to Be Given To Attendees of Humanitarian Award Dinner

01/01/2007 - Magee Publications Recognized in National Competition
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital recently received a pair of APEX 2007 Awards of Excellence for its Can Do Summer 2006 magazine and its 2006 Annual Report.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Names State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione to its Board of Trustees
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital recently announced that State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione is a new member of its Board of Trustees.

01/01/2007 - Magee's Can Do Magazine Receives National Award
The 2007 Aster Awards for Excellence in Medical Marketing were announced recently, and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's 2006 Summer Can Do won a bronze award in the category of "External Publications for Hospitals Under 150 beds.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is One of First in Nation to Offer Breakthrough Technology Device for Patients with Stroke
Imagine technology so advanced that it may help stroke and other neurological patients regain lost mobility and achieve greater independence than they believed to be possible.

01/01/2007 - Two Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Physical Therapists from Philadelphia Receive Prestigious Certifications
Christine Malecka and Angela Meyers, a pair of physical therapists from Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, recently received the Neurological Clinical Specialist Certification at the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) Combined Section Meeting in Boston, MA.

01/01/2007 - Two Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Patients Benefit from Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT)
JAMA Article Supports CIMT's Success in Improving Movement and Function in Stroke Survivors. In the November 1, 2006, issue of the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), a seven-center national study led by Emory University researchers found that an innovative rehabilitative technique that entails restraining a stroke survivor's paralyzed arm is effective.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Names Haddonfield Resident to its Board of Trustees
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation recently announced that Thomas J. Duffy of Haddonfield, N.J., is a new member of its Board of Trustees.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Promotes Northeast Resident to Assistant Vice President of Development
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital promoted Mark J. Chilutti of Philadelphia, Pa. (19116), to Assistant Vice President of Development.

01/01/2007 - Physical Therapists particpate in Bioness NESS L300 Training
Magee physical therapists participated in a one-and-a-half day training session for a new functional electrical stimulation (FES) device that will be used for both inpatients and for outpatients at the Riverfront.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Names Renowned Physiatrist from National Rehab as its New Brain Injury Medical Director Magee
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital recently named S. Todd Bernstein, M.D., as its new Brain Injury Medical Director. He will be responsible for directing and enhancing Magee's inpatient and outpatient brain injury programs.

01/01/2007 - Springsteen Named to Board of Trustees
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital announced that Susan L. Springsteen of Downingtown, Pa. (19335), is a new member of its Board of Trustees.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Names New Vice President of Clinical Operations
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital recently named Robert W. Kautzman of Phoenix, Arizona, as Vice President of Clinical Operations.

01/01/2007 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Joins Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has recently become a new member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC).

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