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Lankenau Medical Center Hosts “Heart of the Neighborhood Festival”

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Lankenau Medical Center is hosting a “Heart of the Neighborhood Festival” on Saturday, September 28 from 11 am-4 pm, at the new Heart Pavilion, 308 E. Lancaster Ave Ste 100, Wynnewood, PA. The event celebrates the opening of the five-story, 274,000-square-foot pavilion and the Lankenau Heart Institute, whose world-class cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and subspecialists will be collocated in the building to offer patient-centered care, integrating the latest prevention, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation and chronic disease management services.

Attendees can take part in the day’s festivities including rides and activities, live music and entertaining street performers, A Taste of Philly gourmet food trucks, fire trucks, ambulance and fire safety house simulations, free flu shots for the first 200 community members and free health screenings and information. Free parking is available at all hospital garages. For more information, visit mainlinehealth.org/events.

About Lankenau Medical Center

Lankenau Medical Center, a member of Main Line Health, is recognized as a national leader in advancing new options to diagnose and treat illness, protect against disease and save lives. Located on a 93-acre suburban campus just outside of Philadelphia, the 389-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education. Lankenau offers state-of-the-art services from cancer care to maternity care. Lankenau is ranked #7 in Pennsylvania and #4 in the Philadelphia metro area in US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, is ranked nationally for diabetes and endocrinology, and is high-performing in 11 of 16 potential categories: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology. Lankenau has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care and breast cancer care and is one of the nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. Lankenau has also been ranked for multiple years as one of the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics. The hospital has achieved MAGNET® designation, the nation’s highest award for excellence in nursing care. For more information about Lankenau Medical Center, visit mainlinehealth.org/lankenau.

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