Community event celebrates expanded services with day of family safety, good health and fun
Saturday, October 13, 2012
10:00am – 2:00pm\
Remarks at 10:45 am
Bryn Mawr Hospital and Nemours duPont Pediatrics are hosting a ‘Family Play It Safe’ day to celebrate the expansion of their collaborative services to include dedicated Nemours specialists as part of the emergency care team at Bryn Mawr Hospital. The innovative collaboration between these two health care organizations has been bringing high quality pediatric care services to the nearly one million children in the five-county region of Southeastern Pennsylvania for nearly 15 years. Under the terms of this expansion Nemours pediatric specialists will provide pediatric emergency services in the Bryn Mawr Hospital pediatric emergency department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Families are invited toattend this community celebration and learn more about how Bryn Mawr and Nemours are working together so kids do better.
Along with tours of our Pediatric Emergency Department and Nemours ambulance, there will be a host of fun activities for kids of all ages, including:
Bryn Mawr Hospital Campus, Gerhard Building Parking Lot
130 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA (map)
Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 319-bed, not-for-profit acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to helping the community stay well ahead on the path to life-long health. The Hospital achieved Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation’s highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care, and has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Thomson Reuters (now Truven Analytics), and The Joint Commission, along with other healthcare ratings organizations, for its high quality patient care. The Neurocardiac Critical Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) have received the Silver Beacon Award by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for superior nursing care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named among the top ten hospitals in the Philadelphia metro area in US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, and is ranked as high-performing in nine categories: cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. The Hospital offers a full range of services, including bariatric, cancer, cardiovascular, maternity, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, neurovascular and orthopedic, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technologies such as the da Vinci® Surgical System’s robotic technology and RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. Through Bryn Mawr Hospital’s collaboration with the Jefferson Neuroscience Network, the university-affiliated Neurovascular Center offers rapid access to advanced diagnostics and treatment options for stroke and cerebral aneurysm care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock care for children in our pediatric inpatient unit and emergency department staffed by emergency medicine physicians who are board-certified in pediatric care. For more information, visit mainlinehealth.org/brynmawr.
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