About Jefferson Health – Abington
Jefferson Health – Abington is the organization that encompasses Jefferson Abington Hospital in Abington, PA and Jefferson Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township, PA, as well as a number of convenient outpatient settings for obtaining expert medical care in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
Since 2015, the organization has been part of Jefferson Health, which now includes 14 hospitals and more than 40 outpatient and Urgent Care Center locations located throughout Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey. Outpatient and community-based services are delivered through a network of owned and affiliated physician practices, satellite medical and surgical centers, outpatient laboratories and radiology centers. Together, Jefferson Health has 126,000 inpatient admissions; 499,000 Emergency Department visits, and four million outpatient visits annually.
Jefferson Health – Abington entities include the following:
- Two hospitals: Together, Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Lansdale Hospital have 800 licensed beds. In fiscal year 2021, the hospitals had 36,000 total admissions.
- Seven outpatient campuses: Jefferson Health – Blue Bell, Jefferson Health – Elkins Park, Jefferson Health – Horsham, Jefferson Health – Lower Gwynedd, Jefferson Health – Montgomeryville, Jefferson Health – Warminster and Jefferson Health – Willow Grove.
- Physicians: Employed Physician practices located in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties with 80 locations.
- In fiscal year 2021, there were 555,000 outpatient visits across all Jefferson Health – Abington locations.
Also located on the Willow Grove Campus is the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion, a full service outpatient cancer center of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health. Jefferson Abington Hospital, founded in 1914, is the largest community teaching hospital in Montgomery and Bucks counties. Staff members have the privilege of working with medical students, residents and fellows from Thomas Jefferson University's Sidney Kimmel Medical College and other medical schools and training programs in the Philadelphia area. The hospital sponsors five residency programs of its own: family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery and dentistry. In addition, the hospital provides postgraduate medical education in affiliation with several area medical schools. Jefferson College of Nursing offers a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Jefferson Health – Dixon Campus in Willow Grove. Abington also supports a pharmacy residency program.
In fiscal year 2021, Jefferson Health – Abington treated more than 100,000 patients in its two Emergency Departments, with Jefferson Abington Hospital having the distinction of having one of only two Level II trauma centers in Montgomery County. Jefferson Abington Hospital has a comprehensive stroke center and offers highly advanced programs in cancer, cardiac and orthopedic care. Jefferson Health – Abington complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.
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