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Chestnut Hill Hospital

A resource to Northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County, this community hospital takes pride in offering individualized and high-quality care within the city. It partners with university-based hospitals, such as Penn Medicine and Temple University, to enhance heart, stroke and cancer care. The Chestnut Hill Hospital Women's Center offers diagnostic and clinical services for all stages of a woman's life, including digital mammography, high-resolution breast ultrasound, and minimally invasive breast biopsy. Specialists perform a high number of minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgery in gynecology, urogynecology and prostate. The hospital, which owns eight physician practices, is itself owned by for-profit Community Health Systems of Franklin, Tenn.

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Chestnut Hill Hospital

8835 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia , PA 19118 (215) 248-8200 http://www.chhealthsystem.com
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Recognized for:
Mammography,  Prostate Problems,  Women's Health
A resource to Northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County, this community hospital takes pride in offering individualized and high-quality care within the city. It partners with university-based hospitals, such as Penn Medicine and Temple University, to enhance heart, stroke and cancer care. The Chestnut Hill Hospital Women’s Center offers diagnostic and clinical services for all stages of a woman’s life, including digital mammography, high-resolution breast ultrasound, and minimally invasive breast biopsy. Specialists perform a high number of minimally invasive, robotic-assisted surgery in gynecology, urogynecology and prostate. The hospital, which owns eight physician practices, is itself owned by for-profit Community Health Systems of Franklin, Tenn.
Vital statistics:

58% of patients said they would definitely recommend the hospital to others.

75% of patients reported doctors here "always" communicated well - ranking the hospital 21st in the region.

66% of patients reported their pain was "always" controlled well - ranking the hospital 31st in the region.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from heart attack of 16.2. That's no different than the U.S. rate.

The hospital has a 30-day mortality rate from pneumonia of 15.3. That's worse than the U.S. rate.

The hospital ranks 36th in the region in measurements of blood infection from a catheter in a large vein, and 35th in the region in measurements of infection from a urinary catheter.

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