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Pennsylvania State Representative Killion tours Mirmont Treatment Center

Mirmont Treatment Center September 22, 2014 News Releases

Pennsylvania State Representative Tom Killion, who represents the 168th Legislative District in Delaware and Chester counties, recently visited Mirmont Treatment Center and met with Tom Cain, Mirmont president, and hospital administrators to discuss health care legislation, receive a brief update on Mirmont and tour the new Health Services Unit, part of the hospital’s expansion project.

During the tour, Representative Killion learned about the day-to-day operations at the Center and discussed prominent issues of importance to the Center and the effect those issues have on restoring hope and lives for those struggling with addiction.

Mirmont’s new Health Services Unit provides the latest concepts in substance-abuse care including 30 semi-private patient rooms, a 900 square-foot Meditation Hall complete with vaulted ceilings that houses Mirmont’s mindfulness approach to treatment, a large patient lounge and expanded counselor offices and treatment space used for individual and group therapy sessions.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.

The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

Contact

Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154
therriaultb@mlhs.org