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Abington – Jefferson Health is the organization that encompasses its flagship hospital, Abington Hospital in Abington, PA and Abington – Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township, PA, as well as a number of convenient outpatient settings for obtaining expert medical care in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
Since 2015, the organization has been part of Jefferson Health, which now includes 14 hospitals and more than 50 outpatient and Urgent Care Center locations located throughout Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and Camden and Gloucester counties in New Jersey. Outpatient and community-based services are delivered through a network of owned and affiliated physician practices, satellite medical and surgical centers, outpatient laboratories and radiology centers. Together, Jefferson Health has 130,000 inpatient admissions; 519,000 Emergency Department visits, and 3.7 million outpatient visits annually.
Abington – Jefferson Health entities include the following:
Abington Hospital, founded in 1914, is the largest community teaching hospital in Montgomery and Bucks counties. Staff members have the privilege of working with medical students, residents and fellows from Thomas Jefferson University's Sidney Kimmel Medical College and other medical schools and training programs in the Philadelphia area. The hospital sponsors five residency programs of its own: family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery and dentistry. In addition, the hospital provides postgraduate medical education in affiliation with several area medical schools. Jefferson College of Nursing offers a second Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Abington – Dixon Campus in Willow Grove. Abington also supports a pharmacy residency program.
Each year, Abington – Jefferson Health treats over 126,000 patients in its two Emergency Departments with Abington Hospital having the distinction of having one of only two Level II trauma centers in Montgomery County. Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health has a comprehensive stroke center and offers highly advanced programs in cancer, cardiac and orthopedic care. Abington – Jefferson Health complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.