May 12, 2016 |
Main Line Health's Bryn Mawr Hospital plans to officially break ground Wednesday on a $200 million patient pavillion. The new five-story, 203,000-square-foot facility will have 12 operating rooms and 72 private rooms, but it will not increase the number of beds at Bryn Mawr beyond the current level of about 250. Included in the $200 million budget are upgrades to Bryn Mawr's labor/delivery and maternity-care units, the hospital's president Andrea...
April 18, 2015 |
Bryn Mawr Hospital announced plans Thursday for a $200 million modernization of its campus, including a five-story, 203,000-square-foot patient pavilion with 12 operating rooms and 72 private patient rooms. Bryn Mawr will have 250 inpatient rooms after the project is completed. That is about the same number it uses now. "It's a historic modernization project that takes us to the next chapter for this hospital and this community, but it is clearly on the inpatient side, not a growth strategy," said Andrea Gilbert, president of the hospital.
March 24, 2016 |
John T. Magee, 85, of Haverford, a physician who was born at Bryn Mawr Hospital and worked there for 37 years, died Wednesday, March 16, at the institution he considered a second home. As word spread of Dr. Magee's death from respiratory failure, hospital spokeswoman Bridget Therriault released a statement honoring the calm and kindly doctor. "It was at Bryn Mawr Hospital that Dr. Magee came into this world, and it was also here that he took his last breath 85 years later," she wrote.
February 17, 2016 |
Two Villanova University students were in jail Monday in connection with LSD overdoses during the weekend at the Main Line campus, officials said. Four students, including one of those arrested, required hospital treatment for "drug-induced state," police said. Justin W. Yim, 18, of Douglaston, N.Y., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, use of drug paraphernalia, and related crimes. His roommate, Daniel Jin, 19, of Towaco, N.J., was charged with aggravated assault, harassment, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest.
December 24, 2015 |
It is July, and Leanne Purcell is playing summer league basketball with her Notre Dame teammates, working out every day to prepare for her final year of high school. Later that same month, she's the maid of honor at her sister Jaclyn's wedding. Next, it is Aug. 30, and Purcell is in Ocean City, N.J., with her father, Michael. She's reading Their Eyes Were Watching God on the beach. But something isn't right; her stomach is bothering her. The pain isn't normal, and it isn't cramping, either.
June 1, 2012 |
Main Line Hospitals Inc. has agreed to pay the federal government $1.03 million to resolve allegations that it submitted improper claims to the Medicare program between Jan. 1, 2004, and Feb. 28, 2011, for evaluation and management services that were not allowable for payment, said the U.S. Attorney's Office in Harrisburg. Main Line Line Hospitals owns and operates Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District in Pennsylvania had jurisdiction because Medicare provider claims are processed by Novitas Solutions Inc., formerly Highmark Medicare Services, in Camp Hill.
February 26, 1989 |
Katherine Matthews Quinn, 90, a registered nurse at area hospitals for nearly 40 years, died Sunday at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was a resident of the Main Line for most of her life. Born in South Philadelphia and orphaned as a child, Mrs. Quinn moved to Wayne in the early 1900s to live with her aunt. A graduate of St. Katherine of Siena High School in Wayne, she studied nursing at Misericordia Hospital in Philadelphia. After earning her nursing degree, Mrs. Quinn attended graduate school in Manhattan.
September 27, 1998 |
Lee Sumner Worrilow, 72, of Ardmore, former director of public relations at Bryn Mawr Hospital, died Sunday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from injuries suffered in a fall at his home. Mr. Worrilow served as director of public relations at the hospital for 25 years until retiring in 1992. He began his career in merchandising in New York and Philadelphia. He also worked for the former John Rich Co. in Philadelphia, a fund-raising organization, before joining Bryn Mawr.
July 7, 1999 |
John E. Strang Sr., 79, a retired cardiologist, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in the Dunwoody Village retirement community in Newtown Square. Dr. Strang, a longtime resident of Bryn Mawr, began practicing medicine in 1951 and was a partner for most of his career in Cardiology Consultants Ltd., which had offices at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He retired in 1992. He served as chief attending cardiologist at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1972 to 1980 and was president of the hospital's medical staff from 1975 to 1977.
June 27, 2016
The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair celebrated its 120th year, drawing 125,000 attendees. The show, which ran from May 26 through June 5, is the country's oldest and largest outdoor multibreed competition, and brings in competitors from around the world. More than 2,000 area volunteers assisted with the event, which consisted of a First Night Art Show, Ladies Hat Day, horses, jumping, parading galore, shopping, food judging, carriage and amusement rides. Proceeds from the event will be used to support Bryn Mawr Hospital.