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May 12, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
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...
BUSINESS
April 18, 2015 | By Harold Brubaker, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
NEWS
March 24, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Staff Writer
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.
NEWS
February 17, 2016 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Staff Writer
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.
SPORTS
December 24, 2015 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
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.
BUSINESS
June 1, 2012 | Linda Loyd
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.
NEWS
February 26, 1989 | By Patrick Scott, Special to The Inquirer
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.
NEWS
September 27, 1998 | By Bill Price, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
July 7, 1999 | By Bill Price, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
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.
NEWS
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.
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August 24, 2016 | By Olivia Exstrum, Staff Writer
During her career as a marriage and family therapist, Rhoda Robin Shralow was known by friends and family to demonstrate the kind of care she showed her clients to everyone she met. "Her work with people and the difficulties they faced in life as a therapist really is an outgrowth of the way she was as a person," said son Bill. "Just so selfless. " Mrs. Shralow, 78, died of melanoma on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was vice chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors from 2008 to 2014.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
June 25, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Staff Writer
The Rev. John Thomas Denny, 58, of Villanova, an Augustinian friar, priest, and educator on the Main Line, died Monday, June 20, of complications from cancer at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Father Denny was born in Bryn Mawr, one of eight children of Joseph G. and Mary K. Schubert Denny. He graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, and earned a bachelor's degree in history from Boston College. Although he initially entered the Augustinian Order in Lawrence, Mass., in August 1980, he withdrew the following March and went to work as a real estate agent and teacher.
NEWS
June 10, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Staff Writer
Evelyn Morris Scattergood Day, 75, of Villanova and Hobe Sound, Fla., a civic volunteer and avid bird watcher, died Friday, June 3, of complications from a hemorrhagic stroke at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Mrs. Day grew up in Villanova, and graduated from the Shipley School and Vassar College. She and husband Rodney Day started their married life in New York City, returned to Philadelphia, moved to Charlotte, N.C., then came back to Philadelphia and New York before retiring in 2004 to Hobe Sound.
BUSINESS
May 12, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
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...
NEWS
May 4, 2016 | By Tom Avril, Staff Writer
Patients at four Philadelphia-area hospitals suffered a worse-than-expected rate of complications after hip or knee replacements in 2014, according to a new study from a Pennsylvania state agency. Just one, Bryn Mawr Hospital, reported fewer complications than expected following knee replacements. The information, compiled by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, is designed to help consumers evaluate providers of the popular surgeries. Pennsylvania hospitals replaced the hips or knees of more than 56,000 patients that year, up more than 40 percent from a decade earlier.
NEWS
April 28, 2016
ISSUE | HEALTH CARE Lab testing tips An estimated 70 percent of health-care decisions depend on medical laboratory testing, which makes this week, National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an appropriate time to share some tips on how to be an informed patient when getting a lab test: Adhere to dietary or fasting instructions before the test to ensure accurate results. Ask whether the tests will be run in an accredited laboratory. Federal regulators monitor the accuracy and reliability of medical laboratory testing.
NEWS
April 17, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Staff Writer
Joseph Neff Ewing Jr., 90, of Newtown Square, an attorney in Philadelphia and a Willistown Township leader for 22 years, died Friday, April 8, at home after a three-year battle with leukemia. The son of Joseph Neff and Anne Ashton Ewing, he was born in Valley Forge. He was a graduate of Haverford School, Princeton University, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Mr. Ewing served in the Marine Corps at the end of World War II in Okinawa, Japan. In 1951, he married Margaret Converse Howe, and they had three daughters.
NEWS
March 24, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook, Staff Writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 2016 | By Anndee Hochman, For The Inquirer
His family was from Porto Alegre, Brazil, while hers was rooted in the Philly suburbs, but their life plans aligned: high school to college to law school - Temple University, where they met at a party in their second year - to the bar exam to work. When Sara first visited Fabian in Fairmount - she was friends with his roommate at the time - and found her law school buddy cooking gnocchi in a house crammed floor-to-ceiling with bookcases, she felt instantly at home. Fabian had a girlfriend, but the day after that relationship ended, he called Sara and invited her to a play.
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