Becker’s Hospital Review has named Lankenau Medical
Center, part of Main Line Health’s Lankenau Heart
Institute, among its list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with
Great Heart Programs.” The award recognizes hospitals leading the nation
in cardiovascular care.
Lankenau Medical Center, is one of only five hospitals in the region
able to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), and is
among the highest performing TAVR Centers in the nation. It is also
heavily involved in clinical research, and its cardiac surgeons have
performed more than 1,300 robotic heart bypass procedures—more than any
hospital in the nation. Lankenau Medical Center has been named among
Truven Health Analytics' 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for the past
eight consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report also
recognized the hospital as high-performing for heart failure and heart
bypass surgery in its common care ratings.
“Lankenau Medical Center is honored to be a part of this prestigious
list,” said Phil Robinson,
President, Lankenau Medical Center. “Our mission is to provide the
best care and offer the most advanced options to our patients, our
community, and throughout the region. We are proud of our clinical
achievements and industry leadership in the area of cardiovascular
disease, thanks to a tremendous team of physicians, nurses, employees
and volunteers who provide the highest quality care to our patients
To develop the list, the Becker’s Hospital Review editorial staff
examines several reputable ranking and award agencies, including U.S.
News & World Report rankings for cardiology and heart surgery, U.S.
News’ Common Care rankings for heart bypass surgery and heart
failure, Truven Health Analytics’ cardiovascular hospital rankings,
CareChex rankings for cardiac care, Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac
Care, ratings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Healthgrades
cardiology awards and hospitals who have received Magnet designation.
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.