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Hospital Report

Philadelphia Hospital By Lon Weber


ear Nobles, having served as your representative on the Philadelphia Board of Governor’s for three meetings I am pleased to report I have been appointed to the following committees: CREDENTIALS, responsible for reviewing and endorsing all documentation for those being hired and the renewal of current employees; HUMAN RELATIONS, which reviews all matters relative to the use and application of staff personnel; and TEMPLE RELATIONS, charged with on-going relationships with patients and Temples in keeping with HIPPA the

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Also, it is useful for us to be reminded of some general information concerning our hospitals: Shriners Hospitals have been providing care for children for the past 91 years without regard to the family’s ability to pay; 90 cents of every dollar goes directly to pediatric patient care; 100% of all income raised for children’s care goes to that purpose; and today our surgeons are on the “Top Doctors List” for 2013. Last year, the Philadelphia Hospital’s


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operating budget was just over $42 million dollars; over 1600 outpatients were seen; than 1,000 961andS.more Birdneck Road operations were performed. Virginia Beach, Virginia My Brothers, each of us should be and has every right to be, PROUD TO BE A SHRINER! Lon Weber

ALL NOBLES WELCOME TO THE BEST IN FELLOWSHIP Except first Friday in December which is Installation Christmas Party

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