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01/01/2006 - Rehabilitation Hospital's Annual Calendar Showcases Patients' Artwork
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital's 2007 Patient Calendar was recently published.

01/01/2006 - Documentary about the Neurological Disorder Dystonia to be Screened at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on December 14
A special screening and discussion will take place 7 p.m., Thursday, December 14, at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, located at 1513 Race Street.

01/01/2006 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Adds New Physician
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital recently named Parvati Thiru, M.D., to its staff of physicians. Dr. Thiru will work as a hospitalist and internal medicine consultant. She comes to Magee from Albert Einstein Hospital, where she was an attending physician.

01/01/2006 - Independence Blue Cross President/CEO receives 19th Annual Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Humanitarian Award
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital presented its 19th Annual Humanitarian Award to Joseph A. Frick, President/CEO of Independence Blue Cross and raised an event-record $154,000 for Magee's patients.

01/01/2006 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Vice President from West Chester Named Fundraising Executive of the Year
The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (GPCAFP) named Ronald W. Siggs, CRFE, Vice President of Development and Public Relations at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, as its 2006 Fundraising Executive of the Year.

01/01/2006 - Christopher Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network Offers Educational Training on Innovative Therapy at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
The Christopher Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network (NRN) will offer an educational program on Locomotor Training at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, 15th and Race Streets, and at Magee's Riverfront Outpatient Center, 1500 S. Columbus Boulevard, from November 3-5.

01/01/2006 - 17th Annual Jerry Segal Classic raises $1 million for patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Jerry Segal and The Friends of Jerry Segal set out to raise nearly $1 million for patients of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital during the 17th Annual Jerry Segal Classic, which was held on September 29, 2006.

01/01/2006 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Adds New Body Weight Support Treadmill System to its Riverfront Center
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has expanded its award-winning Locomotor Training Program by adding a new $75,000 Body Weight Support Treadmill System to the Magee Riverfront Outpatient Center at 1500 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia.

01/01/2006 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Receives Accreditation from JCAHO and CARF
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital was the first hospital in the nation to request and experience an unannounced combined survey from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

01/01/2006 - 17th Annual Jerry Segal Classic charity golf event to benefit Magee Rehabilitation Hospital scheduled for September 29
The 17th Annual Jerry Segal Classic to benefit Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia is scheduled for Friday, September 29, at Green Valley Country Club and ACE Golf Club, both located in Lafayette Hill, PA.

01/01/2006 - Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Appoints Attending Physician
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has named Mendel Kupfer, M.D., of Bala Cynwyd, Pa. (19004), as an Attending Physician.

01/01/2006 - 2006 Night of Champions
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, basketball hall of famer Billy Cunningham and a number of other local sports figures joined Magee Rehabilitation Hospital to raise an event-record $161,000 for the hospital's wheelchair sports programs at its Fifth Annual Night of Champions recently.

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