Paoli Hospital plans to file for trauma center OK

  1. from philadelphia business news
    friday, may 29, 2009

    paoli hospital plans to file for trauma center ok

    paoli hospital submitted a letter of intent friday with the pennsylvania trauma systems foundation outlining its plan to open a level-ii trauma center.
    chester county, pa., has been without a trauma center since brandywine hospital closed its trauma center in mid-2002. it is the only county in southeastern pennsylvania without a designated trauma center.

    paoli hospital plans to work in collaboration with thomas jefferson university hospital in philadelphia, a level-i trauma center operator, to develop a trauma program at paoli hospital with the goal of becoming accredited in 2011....