The Riddle HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors will host a reception on Nov. 3 from 4:30–7:00 pm at Overbrook Golf Club for hospital administration, staff, benefactors, community friends and business associates to benefit the Nursing Excellence Fund. Guests will enjoy dinner, updates on hospital news, and recognition of Riddle nurses. The Nursing Excellence Fund supports continuing education for staff, guest speakers on critical healthcare topics and innovative projects that improve patient care. The annual reception has benefitted this fund since 2009 raising more than $50,000. For information on tickets, please contact the foundation offices at 484.227.3504 or view our invitation online.
Riddle Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a not-for-profit, acute-care hospital with 204 inpatient beds and 23 Transitional Care Center beds. Riddle has been nationally recognized by The Joint Commission, the Society of Chest Pain Centers and other health care rating organizations for its high quality patient care. For the fourth year in a row, Riddle has achieved designation from the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Riddle was ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–2017, and was ranked as high performing in the specialty area of orthopedics. Riddle Hospital was also ranked as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. The hospital offers a full range of services including maternity, orthopedic care and cardiovascular care—aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and advanced technology. Riddle Hospital recently expanded and enhanced its emergency department to better suit the growing needs of the community it serves. Health Center 4, a LEED Certified Gold building, houses the Rothman Institute, the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, a variety of outpatient programs and a state of the art surgical center. The hospital has also achieved Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for excellence in nursing care.
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