Awards and Recognitions: October 2023

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Main Line Health contributes $2.2 billion to region’s economy

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania recently released its fiscal year (FY) 2022 community impact report, previously known as the economic impact report. The report highlights the critical value that Main Line Health, along with other hospitals and health systems throughout the state, provide to the health, livability and economic stability of the communities they serve. In FY22, Main Line Health:

  • Contributed $2.2 billion to the region’s economy
  • Supported 10,155 local full-time jobs
  • Contributed to $4.6 billion total in economic activity throughout Pennsylvania

Main Line Health also delivered $275 million in community benefit by providing charity care, supporting patient care through Medicare and Medicaid and addressing community health needs through programs.

Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital ranked among best in Pa. by Newsweek

Lankenau Medical Center and Bryn Mawr Hospital, both part of Main Line Health, were ranked among Pennsylvania’s top hospitals in Newsweek’s America's Best-In-State Hospitals 2024 listings. Lankenau Medical Center is ranked eighth and Bryn Mawr 24th. The publication recognizes 600 hospitals across the nation.

Orthopaedic Surgery Center at Bryn Mawr Hospital and Paoli Surgery Center ranked by Newsweek among 2024 Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers

The Orthopaedic Surgery Center at Bryn Mawr Hospital and the Paoli Surgery Center at Paoli Hospital, part of Main Line Health, have been recognized as 2024 Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers by Newsweek. Newsweek ranked 550 facilities based on U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data and partnered with Statista on the rankings.

Main Line Health’s acute care hospitals receive Healthgrades Specialty Awards

Healthgrades recently released its Specialty Excellence Awards that recognize superior patient outcomes across 17 service lines.

Lankenau Medical Center was ranked among the 50 best in cardiac surgery. It was also ranked among the 100 best nationally and among Pennsylvania’s best for cardiac care and was cited for pulmonary care excellence. Bryn Mawr Hospital was cited for gastrointestinal, joint replacement, pulmonary care and surgical care excellence. Paoli Hospital was rated for pulmonary care excellence. Riddle Hospital, part of Main Line Health, was ranked among the 100 best in critical care.

Dr. Francis Sutter honored by American Osteopathic Association

Dr. Francis Sutter, chief of cardiac surgery at Lankenau Medical Center, received a presidential citation from the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Sutter has spent the last 18 years working to pioneer and advance minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery, seeking to reduce risks and decrease long-term complications, as well as dramatically cut recovery time.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving Philadelphia and its suburbs. Main Line Health's commitment — to deliver safe, high-quality, equitable and affordable care for treating and curing disease, playing an important role in prevention and disease management, as well as training physicians and other health care providers — reflects our intent to be the region's premier choice for clinical care, research, and education. A team of more than 13,000 employees and over 3,500 employed and independent physicians and advanced practice providers care for patients throughout Main Line Health.

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 premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital.

Main Line Health 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, King of Prussia 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 the prestigious American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, highest tier ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality and systemwide recognition in the 2023-2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect, equity and inclusion, has proudly received awards in this area and has 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 patients stay healthy and live their best lives.

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Larry Hanover
Communications Manager
Office: 484.580.1186
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