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Bryn Mawr Hospital & Nemours duPont Pediatrics ‘Family Play It Safe’ Day

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Community event celebrates expanded services with day of family safety, good health and fun

WHEN:
Saturday, October 13, 2012
10:00am – 2:00pm\
Remarks at 10:45 am

WHAT:          
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:

  • Bike, poison and home fire safety tips
  • Drowsy, distracted, drinking and driving booth for teens
  • Virtual concussion experience
  • Face painting, music, healthy refreshments and more

WHERE:

Bryn Mawr Hospital Campus, Gerhard Building Parking Lot
130 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA (map)

VISUALS:    

  • Tours of the Bryn Mawr Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department and Nemours Kids Transport vehicle
  • Children and families participating in a variety of games and activities
  • Brief remarks by Nemours and Bryn Mawr Hospital executives
  • Testimonial by a grateful family who benefitted from the Bryn Mawr/Nemours partnership

About Bryn Mawr Hospital

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. Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. The Hospital has been nationally recognized by Press Ganey, Truven Health Analytics, The Joint Commission and other healthcare ratings organizations for its outstanding quality of patient care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named among the top ten hospitals in the Philadelphia metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, and is ranked as high-performing in nine categories: cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Neuro-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) has also received the 2015–2018 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) 2015 silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence for the second time. The Hospital offers a full range of services, including cancer care, orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, maternity care, bariatrics, neurovascular and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technology 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 care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock pediatric care for the pediatric inpatient unit and in the pediatric emergency department with additional board-certified emergency medicine physicians. For more information about Bryn Mawr Hospital, visit mainlinehealth.org/brynmawr.

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