HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (PRWEB) January 30, 2020
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced today that AHN Hempfield Neighborhood Hospital will officially open to patients this Monday, February 3 at 8 AM.
Located at 6321 Route 30 in Greensburg, AHN Neighborhood Hospital provides 24/7 access to high-quality health care services. Staffed by board-certified physicians, nurses and other experienced health care professionals, the facility includes an emergency department and a 10-bed inpatient unit for observation and short-stay use.
Among numerous patient-friendly design elements, AHN Hempfield features nursing stations uniquely configured to maximize sightlines and accessibility, allowing staff to easily monitor exam rooms and minimize response times. Advanced CT and X-ray procedure rooms accommodate patients of any age, with adjacent observation rooms that keep families together during procedures. An onsite lab expedites processes so that patients can more quickly obtain testing results.
The 80,000 square-foot facility also houses a community cancer center and a medical office suite for a variety of primary and specialty care physician practices, including specialists in neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, cardiology, general and breast surgery, and women’s subspecialties.
AHN Hempfield will be the first of four neighborhood hospitals to open across the region, with other hospital locations in Brentwood, Harmar and McCandless. The Network’s neighborhood hospitals are part of a joint venture partnership between AHN and Emerus – the nation’s leading developer and operator of neighborhood hospitals.
About Allegheny Health Network
Allegheny Health Network (http://www.AHN.org), a Highmark Health company, is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving the greater Western Pennsylvania region. Among the network’s 250 clinical locations are nine hospitals — Allegheny General Hospital, its flagship academic medical center in Pittsburgh; Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights, Pa.; Canonsburg Hospital in Canonsburg, Pa.; Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, Pa.; Grove City Hospital, Grove City, PA; Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills, Pa.; Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pa.; West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh; and Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, NY. AHN also is home to a comprehensive research institute; Health + Wellness Pavilions; home- and community-based health services; and a group purchasing organization. The network employs 21,000 people and has more than 2,500 doctors on its medical staff. Established in 2013, AHN’s member hospitals share legacies of charitable care that date back more than 160 years.
Emerus is the nation’s first and largest operator of neighborhood hospitals. Emerus partners with leading health systems to provide excellence, empathy and innovation in health care delivery through a network of efficient, value-based neighborhood hospitals and acute care facilities. The Emerus network brings high-quality, patient-centric acute episodic and ambulatory clinical services to communities across a given market. This helps patients by positioning best-in-class provider services in the communities where they work, live and play. Emerus’ distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. More information is available at http://www.emerus.com (http://www.emerus.com).