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Pennsylvania Trauma Center Accreditation Status
Date:10/15/2007

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Level I and II Trauma Center accreditation status has been granted to twenty-seven Pennsylvania hospitals for the period from October 15, 2007 through September 30, 2008:

Regional Resource Trauma Center (Level I)

Bethlehem -- St. Luke's Hospital

Johnstown -- Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Philadelphia -- Albert Einstein Medical Center

Philadelphia -- Hahnemann University Hospital

Philadelphia -- Temple University Hospital

Philadelphia -- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia -- The University of Pennsylvania Health System,

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Pittsburgh -- Allegheny General Hospital

Pittsburgh -- The Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian

Regional Resource Trauma Center with Additional Qualifications in Pediatric Trauma (Level I AQ)

Allentown -- Lehigh Valley Hospital

Danville -- Geisinger Medical Center

Hershey -- The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Pediatric Regional Resource Trauma Center (Pediatric Level I)

Philadelphia -- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Philadelphia -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Pittsburgh -- The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Regional Trauma Center (Level II)

Abington -- Abington Memorial Hospital

Altoona -- Altoona Hospital

Erie -- Hamot Medical Center

Lancaster -- Lancaster General Hospital

Langhorne -- St. Mary Medical Center

Philadelphia -- Frankford Hospital, Torresdale Campus

Reading -- The Reading Hospital and Medical Center

Sayre -- Robert Packer Hospital

Scranton -- Community Medical Center

Upland -- Crozer-Chester Medical Center

York -- York Hospital

Trauma centers are hospitals with resources immediately available to provide efficient surgical intervention to reduce the likelihood of death or permanent disability. Accredited trauma centers must be continuously prepared to treat the most serious life threatening and disabling injuries. They are not intended to replace the traditional hospital and its emergency department for minor injuries.

All accredited trauma centers must meet a stringent set of requirements. In addition, Regional Resource Trauma Centers are required to maintain capabilities for clinical research and external prehospital educational programs in trauma. Trauma centers with Additional Qualifications in Pediatric Trauma must make an additional commitment to provide expertise in the care of the pediatric trauma patient.

The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) is a non-profit corporation recognized by the Emergency Medical Services Act (Act 1985-45) as amended. The PTSF is the organization responsible for accrediting trauma centers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It has been reviewing and surveying applicant hospitals since May of 1986. Trauma experts from across the United States participate in the voluntary cyclical review process.

Each trauma center is an integral component of the emergency medical services system. The EMS system includes appropriate patient care management from the time of injury to treatment at a local hospital and/or trauma center and through the rehabilitative phase.


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