Chester County Hospital’s Invasive Cardiovascular Services has recently renovated its third cardiac catheterization lab. This renovation has allowed us to expand our Peripheral Vascular and Electrophysiology services, giving patients greater access to advanced procedures and quality care close to home. Learn more about this renovation and the positive impact it will have on our community: [...
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Michael J. Duncan succeeded H.L. Perry Pepper as President in 2011 and quickly embraced the uniquely personal culture of the hospital. Mike committed to preserving what he calls our “secret sauce,” by implementing the hospital’s iCARE values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. He also instilled his personal leadership philosophy: Love people. Expect...
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Now retired, H.L. Perry Pepper was the face of Chester County Hospital during his impressive 34-year tenure as President. Respectfully called “Mr. Pepper” and known for wearing bowties daily, he continues to be loved and respected by hospital employees, physicians, volunteers and auxiliary members.

Mr. Pepper’s commitment to our community and patients is best illustrated through his own...
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Chester County Hospital
02/18/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Meet our Cardiovascular Outreach Team! February is American Heart Month and today, we’re highlighting this team of clinicians and educators who help bring awareness to our community about the #1 and #5 causes of death in the U.S. – heart disease and stroke. Learn what inspired them to begin their careers in health care and how they contribute to the group’s outreach efforts: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Chester County Hospital
02/17/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
When you think of a heart attack, do you picture a man with sudden and extreme chest pain, clenching at his chest? That’s certainly how we see it in the movies but in reality, people may experience a variety of symptoms – from extreme pain to mild discomfort that may be mistaken for something else. Dr. Mian Jan, Cardiologist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine, explains what a heart...
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Chester County Hospital
02/17/2017 at 19:06. Facebook
It’s Wear Red Day at Chester County Hospital! To recognize #HeartMonth, Valentine’s Day and to honor all of the hearts we heal and the hearts we warm, our team is showing its many shades of red. Share your #CCHWearRed selfies in the comments.
Chester County Hospital
02/17/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Pierre S. du Pont, deeply saddened by the passing of good friend and employee Lewes A. Mason in 1918, made a $1 million gift to Chester County Hospital in his memory. As a result, the hospital was completely re-envisioned.

The new hospital opened in 1925 and still stands today. A large gold seal was inlayed in the floor of the oldest part of the hospital and is a reminder to all who pass of...
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Chester County Hospital
02/17/2017 at 15:44. Facebook
Join Neighborhood Health for a free screening and discussion of the PBS Frontline film "Being Mortal." This film explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness. Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Chester County Hospital
02/16/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
On what seemed to be a normal October day, Rich Zerbey and his peers finished nursing classes at the hospital. While on the shuttle bus during the hospital’s parking construction project, Rich went into sudden cardiac arrest. Fortunately, his classmates called 9-1-1 and began performing life-saving CPR while waiting for help. Thanks to their quick response, he is able to share his story today....
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Chester County Hospital
02/16/2017 at 20:59. Facebook
On Saturday, 2/18, we will be co-facilitating our Heart Tracks Cardiovascular Screening with the Chester County Health Department. This FREE screening includes cholesterol and HDL testing, blood pressure, percent body fat testing, and a 10-year risk assessment. Register here [ Ow.ly Link ] or call 610.738.2300
Chester County Hospital
02/16/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
This Saturday, 2/18, we will be co-facilitating our Heart Tracks Cardiovascular Screening with the Chester County Health Department. This FREE screening includes cholesterol and HDL testing, blood pressure, BMI and percent body fat testing as well as a 10-year risk assessment for heart disease. Learn more and register here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Chester County Hospital
02/15/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
March 4, 1893 brought the hospital's first surgical patient. Benjamin Bush was discovered lying near the railroad tracks with both legs badly mangled. After his wounds were bandaged at the scene, Bush was loaded onto a grocery wagon and carted to the hospital where his legs were amputated. This case generated great compassion and the community contributed to the purchase of artificial legs for...
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Chester County Hospital
02/14/2017 at 20:26. Facebook
It’s Wear Red Day at Chester County Hospital! To recognize #HeartMonth, Valentine’s Day and to honor all of the hearts we heal and the hearts we warm, our team is showing its many shades of red. Share your #CCHWearRed selfies in the comments.
Chester County Hospital
02/14/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
We <3 a story that has a happy ending! Beau's journey is especially heartwarming because he's a first responder at Minquas Fire Company No. 2 - right here in our own community. Learn more about Penn Medicine Weight Loss options, including local information sessions, at pennmedicine.org/weightlosssurgery
Meet Hillard Silman – an avid bicyclist who was diagnosed with congenital heart disease, making even the lightest exercise feel like an uphill battle. That’s when he turned to Dr. Steven Weiss, Chief of Cardiac Surgery. Dr. Weiss successfully repaired Hillard’s aortic valve and he immediately felt better after surgery. Hear his story and the experience he had at the Heart Valve Center.
Chester County Hospital's Days of Caring, Days of Warmth project collected and donated over 100 winter weather items to our neighbors in need in Chester County. Thank you to our employees, staff and community members who contributed to help those less fortunate in the county. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The weather reports were right! The snow has been coming down, which means it’s time to start clearing it from our sidewalks and driveways. Shoveling snow is a great workout but without proper technique, it’s easy to get injured. Our center of Physical Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine has provided great tips to help you shovel snow injury free today: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Stay safe on this wintery day!
It’s American Heart Month. Do you know your risk for heart disease? Find out today by taking our online Heart Tracks Cardiac Risk Assessment at PennMedicine.org/CCHeart