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Long Term Care at O Hospital Here Propose Dr. MacDuffee Joins Staff as Pathologist Dr. Robert C. MacDuffee was named staff pathologist for the Lock Haven Hospital at last evening's meeting of the Board of Trustees. He began work at the hospital yesterday. Dr. MacDuffee, who was introduced to the board at the meeting, plans to move his family into the former home of Dr. Roy S. Fielding, S. High St. A pathologist on the jtaff of the Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, for the past three years. Dr. Mac- Duffee was one of two applicants who were interviewed for the pathology post. Until now, the Lock Haven Hospital has shared a pathologist on the staff of the Bellefonte Hospital. Dr. MacDuffee, who is a native Princeton, N.J., had his highor education at the University of Chicago, where he was graduated in medicine in 1946. He served in- terneship at the Central Maine General Hospital and had residcn cies at Lankenau Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, in clinical and anatomical pathology. His previous hospital staff appointments have been at the Greenville, Me., Hospital and at Hahnnemann Hospital, Philadel [>hia. He is a member of the state and national medical societies, the Philadelphia medical society am the College of American Pathologists. In addition to hospital work he spent two and a half years in general practice in Monson, Me. NEW PATHOLOGIST, Dr. Robert C. Mae- Duffec has begun work at the Luck Haven Hospital, where he became • member of the staff following last evening's action ~of (he board authorizing his appointment. He will do clinical The hospital board gave prelim inary approval to a budget of $1 ami Matomlcal pathology, work which has been done in the past M • part time Basis by evt-of-temi pBtholHlBta * Wlllianwport and Bellefente. • " (Express Photo) U. of Pittsburgh Experts Favor 35-Bed Unit Prompt creation of a 35-bed unit If or patients who need extended. care but do not require the full range of treatment provided by a general hospital, was recommended to the Lock Haven Hospital board of trustees last evening, to be placed in the second floor of the old hospital building on Susquehanna Ave. The recommendation was made by Dr. Cecil G. Sheps, professor of medical and hospital administration of the University of Pittsburgh. He was accompanied hereby Jack Hasten, assistant professor of medical and hospital administration, who has caried on an < extended survey of community and hospital needs, and the facilities of the old building. The two experts, who are on the faculty of the Graduate School of Public Health, at the university, spent seven days in Lock Haven and a day in Harrisburg, in addition to the time they devoted to analyzing data in their Pittsburgh offices. Dr. Sheps, explaining that chronic illness is now the leading health problem of the U.S., as the principal cause of disability, ill- i ness and death, said that it has 'been only recently that the im- 'portance of rehabilitation and im| proved treatment for chronic suffers has been recognized. He foresaw the development of many chronic illness centers in connection with general hospitals, to reduce the cost of caring for such patients at times when they do not need intensive care. *•••* * He said the old building owned

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  1. The Express,
  2. 23 Jul 1963, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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