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Next hospital to stop delivering babies: Mercy Suburban in East Norriton


Specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion. Has 44 years experience.

second hospital in my backyard that's closed ob this year...t tough to be ob rn in this market. were down to only 10 hospitals with ob in 5 county philly. i wouldn't be surprised if one more in my county closes too.

[color=#234b87]next hospital to stop delivering babies: mercy suburban in east norriton

over the past dozen years, the philadelphia region has experienced 16 maternity ward closings — a trend hospitals blame on escalating malpractice insurance costs and a decline reimbursement rates during the time period.

Altra, BSN, RN

Specializes in Emergency & Trauma/Adult ICU.

Similar at the other end of the state - Ohio Valley Hospital to discontinue OB in January, and Allegheny General will move all OB to its WPAHS affiliate, West Penn.