Lankenau Medical Center is hosting a “Heart of the Neighborhood Festival” on Saturday, September 28 from 11:00 am–4:00 pm, at the new Heart Pavilion, 308 East Lancaster Avenue, Suite 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.
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 campus just outside of Philadelphia, Lankenau Medical Center is a 389-bed, not-for-profit teaching hospital that includes one of the nation’s leading cardiovascular centers; the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, one of the few freestanding hospital-associated research centers in the nation; and the Annenberg Conference Center for Medical Education, that trains over 100 new physicians each year through nationally ranked residency and fellowship programs. Lankenau has received both regional and national recognition for its excellence in providing state-of-the-art, quality care. Lankenau Medical Center has been named among the top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania and top five in the Philadelphia metro area in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–2017, and was ranked as high-performing in four specialties: gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, orthopedics and pulmonology. Lankenau was also ranked as high performing in all nine of the Common Core specialty areas that the publication analyzes, including: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, heart bypass surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. 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. Lankenau has also earned the highest distinction for excellence in nursing care, the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® designation.
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