Chester County Hospital
03/23/2017 at 18:36. Facebook
Our friends and the volunteers at Community Volunteers in Medicine are making a difference for so many families in our community.

Brotherly Love: Clinic Volunteers Treat Patients Free In Chester County

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Happy Certified Nurses Day! Today is an annual day of recognition for certified nurses dedicated to nursing professionalism, excellence, recognition and service.

We acknowledged our certified nurses with a celebratory tea on Friday, March 17. Many of the attendees talked about what certification meant to them. Higher standards of patient care, nursing excellence, pride and confidence were...
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The luck of the Irish won't get you out of a hangover. Have fun and be safe on this St. Patrick's Day!

Brew Flu: What Happens To Your Body When You Have A Hangover - Penn Medicine

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"I want to personally thank all of the employees who came down to the Laundry Department to help fold and sort. When I was making rounds to all the units and departments, laundry really stood out as needing additional resources. Despite the laundry employees who came in to work, they still needed additional help due to volume and call outs. Many of you came through and we had all hands on...
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#Stella has arrived. Chester County Hospital's outpatient services and offices will be closed today. Our Emergency Department is always open; call 9-1-1 for any emergencies. If you must drive in this weather, please be safe. #PAwx

Weather-Related Office Closures - March 14, 2017 – Chester County...

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We are honored to be recognized by Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson Health™, as one of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals. We are so thankful to our exceptional employees and staff who make this designation possible. Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
In mid-April, our historic entrance will once again become our front door so we can begin an expansion project that will bring new surgical suites and a larger emergency department. We have been working hard to prepare this area of campus - such as adding a canopy over the future valet location - so we can welcome patients and guests here. Learn more > [ Ow.ly Link ]
We recently launched our inaugural issue of Health e-Woman: an email newsletter dedicated to the health and well-being of women of all ages and lifestyles. Check out our first issue and become a subscriber here: [ Conta.cc Link ]
We are in awe of and indebted to the many women who dedicate their time and talents to our hospital and community. Join us in honoring and thanking them in the comments below. Happy International Women's Day!
As someone who always took care of his health, Tim Dean was shocked to find out he was diagnosed with prostate cancer a second time. After thoroughly researching hospitals in the region, he was most impressed with Dr. Andre Konski and the Penn Radiation Oncology team at Chester County Hospital. Hear his story about the exceptional care and attention he received that helped save his life. For...
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"West Chester, March 1, 1893 a special meeting of the medical staff of The Chester County Hospital was held in Dr. Dunn's office this afternoon at 3 o' clock for the purpose of dividing the staff and arranging the time of service." - A handwritten account from Dr. Charles E. Woodward of the decisions our medical staff were making within the hospital's first years. #throwbackthursday #cch125faces
"When I was born three months premature at Chester County Hospital, they saved my life. 60 years later, they saved my life again by helping me beat prostate cancer. After thoroughly researching hospitals in the region, I was most impressed by Chester County Hospital. The fact that it’s my hometown hospital was a bonus. The day before Christmas, I was able to ring the bell signaling I had...
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Dr. Sean Ryan, Chief of Surgery and Section Chief of Vascular Surgery at Chester County Hospital shares what inspired him to become a physician and specialize in vascular surgery. Learn more about Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital at PennMedicine.org/CCHeart
This new sidewalk along our property will make it easier and safer for pedestrians on East Marshall Street.
Dr. Kurt Schillinger, Chief of the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Program at Chester County Hospital, explains what inspired him to become a cardiologist and specialize in electrophysiology. Learn more about Penn Heart and Vascular at Chester County Hospital at PennMedicine.org/CCHeart
A key component to living a heart-healthy lifestyle is a nutritious diet. Kim Knipe, Registered Dietitian, recommends incorporating these healthful foods into your next meal: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Did you know that heart disease causes more deaths in women than all cancers combined? Cardiologist Paula Eryazici, MD, shares the best way to defend yourself against cardiovascular disease and explains some of the difference women experience during a heart attack: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Exercise not only helps make us look good, it also makes us feel good and has a positive impact on our heart health. Physical activity has many benefits including weight loss and stress reduction, but it also reduces our chances of heart disease. Shawn M. Hoch, MS, Clinical Manager of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation explains the benefits of exercise and shares how you can find your ideal target...
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Have you heard of “hands-only CPR” training? This life-saving technique is a form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation without mouth-breathing and was designed to build bystander confidence and participation in an emergency situation. Our Community Health and Wellness team offers free training classes and can provide training at your organization. Learn more about this technique and how you can...
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