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We’ve been making waves in integrated and behavioral health since our 1997 founding. Explore the headlines below to find out what’s new and exciting in the world of Polaris.

November 12, 2014

Polaris Technology Offers Education, Support for Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

WAYNE, Pa. (November 12, 2014)- Adolescents with Type 1 diabetes face unique challenges that can impact the management of their disease, as well as their emotional well-being. Last week at the Diabetes Technology Meeting, in Bethesda, Md., Dr. Tina Harralson,…

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November 4, 2014

Polaris Partners with Four Philadelphia Area Firms to Help Prevent Police Suicide

WAYNE, Pa. (November 4, 2014)- More law enforcement officers die by suicide than by traffic accidents or assault. Exposure to violence, depression, anxiety, substance use disorder and poor physical health, among other risk factors, all contribute to this heightened risk for…

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September 29, 2014

STUDY: Predicting Psychological Distress Among Cancer Patients

A patient’s age, tobacco dependency and pain are among the variables that may increase the risk of psychological distress following a diagnosis of cancer, a new study finds.

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September 17, 2014

Polaris Among Sponsors for Mercy Health Golf Cancer Fundraiser

Staff from Polaris Health Directions attended this year’s Mercy Golf Classic, an annual fundraiser for the cancer care programs at Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals. The event took place at the Aronimink Golf Club, in Newtown Square, Pa.

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August 26, 2014

Mercy Health System, Polaris Health Directions Partner to Launch New Distress Management Program for Cancer Patients

This summer, Polaris Health Directions launched the implementation of the Polaris Oncology Distress Management System at Mercy Fitzgerald, Mercy Philadelphia, Mercy Suburban and Nazareth Hospitals. The system will help enhance the holistic care that Mercy provides to each cancer patient, by addressing not just their physical health, but emotional health as well.

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