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Bryn Mawr Hospital Patient Pavilion Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bryn Mawr Hospital May 10, 2016 News Releases

WHEN: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – Groundbreaking Ceremony to begin promptly at 8:30 am; photo op to include key project members breaking ground on the facility. Building renderings available upon request.

WHAT: Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is breaking ground on the new $200 million, 250,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Patient Pavilion which will enhance the community for future generations. Improvements to Bryn Mawr Hospital will include:

  • All private patient rooms
  • A 200,000 square foot Patient Pavilion
  • Two new medical/surgical telemetry units and a new intensive care unit
  • Twelve all new operating rooms in a state-of-the-art surgical suite
  • Renovated maternity and delivery rooms

WHY: To build on Main Line Health’s commitment to serving its communities with renovations that will significantly modernize Bryn Mawr Hospital to ensure patient comfort, improve patient convenience and the delivery of quality medicine.

WHO: Patients, staff community partners and legislative leaders to be in attendance. Speakers at the event include:

  • Andi Gilbert, President, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Steve Aichele, Chairman, Board of Governors, Main Line Health
  • Joe Vernace, MD, Medical Staff President, Bryn Mawr Hospital
  • Rick Ill, Campaign Leadership Committee Chairman, Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation

WHERE: 130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. Please enter the site from County Line Road onto Lindsay Avenue. Valet parking will be provided.

About Bryn Mawr Hospital

Bryn Mawr Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a 287-bed, not-for-profit acute-care teaching hospital dedicated to helping the community stay well ahead on the path to lifelong health. Bryn Mawr Hospital has been named as one of the top six hospitals in the Philadelphia region and top 12 in the state of Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017–18, and is ranked as high-performing in the specialties of gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics and orthopedics. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Bryn Mawr Hospital as high performing in the following procedures/conditions: COPD, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned Magnet® designation for the third time for its superior nursing staff. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Neuro-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (NCICU) has also received the 2015–18 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence for the second time. The National Institutes of Health Commission on Cancer has accredited our Cancer Center and our Comprehensive Breast Center has been accredited by The Joint Commission and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Bryn Mawr Hospital’s Bariatric Program has earned the MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Center designation from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The hospital offers a full range of services, including cancer care, orthopedic care, cardiovascular care, behavioral health, maternity care, bariatric surgery, neurovascular and a level III neonatal intensive care unit, all aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and innovative technologies. Through Bryn Mawr Hospital’s collaboration with the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, the university-affiliated Neurovascular Center offers rapid access to advanced diagnostics and treatment options for stroke care. Bryn Mawr Hospital has also collaborated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to include round-the-clock pediatric care for the pediatric unit and in the pediatric emergency department with additional board-certified, fellowship trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians.


Bridget Therriault
Director, Communications
Office: 484.580.1025
Cell: 484.222.9154