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The national and state impact of the opioid epidemic

Date posted: August 29, 2017

There are daily updates in the local and national news media about the opioids epidemic in America and its impact on communities everywhere. But while we’ve been hearing more and more about opioids lately, the […]

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Opioids, Addiction and the Lehigh Valley

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The opioids epidemic has hit home in the Lehigh Valley, and medical professionals, therapists, county agencies, police departments, and residents are all dealing with it. “I have witnessed a large increase in the volume of […]

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2016 Report to the Region

Date posted: August 4, 2017

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The passing of Edward Donley

Date posted: April 4, 2017

Mr. Edward Donley, Leonard Parker Pool’s handpicked successor to lead Air Products, was also named by Mr. Pool in his will to serve as one of the original Trustees to lead The Dorothy Rider Pool […]

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Former Trustee H. Robert Cathcart passes away

Date posted: March 6, 2017

H. Robert Cathcart Mr. Cathcart served as a Trustee of The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust from 1984 to 1995. During his tenure, he saw The Trust more than double in size and grow […]

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Thriving Together Under One Roof by Sandra Gee, BS

Date posted: September 14, 2016

The Health Care Council of the Lehigh Valley (HCC) issued a Community Health Profile entitled “The Road to Health” in March 2016. The HCC was created by the not-for-profit health care systems of the Lehigh […]

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Health Affairs highlights The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust in article

Date posted: August 4, 2016

The journal Health Affairs recently recognized The Pool Trust’s support of the Street Medicine program at Lehigh Valley Health Network (http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/3/544.full). The Trust’s resources allow the more than 100 program workers to provide health services […]

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AcademyHealth Announces 2016 Annual Research Meeting Award Recipient Dr. Mary Naylor

Date posted: July 8, 2016

Congratulations to Dorothy Rider-Pool Health Care Trust Trustee Dr. Mary Naylor on receiving this prestigious honor: Washington D.C. (June 14, 2016)—AcademyHealth announced today the winners of its 2016 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) awards. Each award recognizes […]

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Two additional Lehigh County Police Departments will begin administering Naloxone in overdose cases

Date posted: June 30, 2016

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced on Thursday, June 30, 2016, that two additional Lehigh County police departments will begin using the opioid reversal antidote, Naloxone, in overdose cases. Martin said a memorandum of […]

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2015 Report to the Region

Date posted: June 16, 2016

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