- Its Official: Frankford Signs with JHS as Founding Member
On Tuesday, October 6, leadership of Frankford Health Care System (FHCS) and Jefferson
Health System (JHS) signed a definitive agreement establishing FHCS as a founding member
of JHS. Under this new relationship, FHCS will share equal voting privileges on the JHS
Board with the systems three other founding members: Thomas Jefferson University
Hospital, Main Line Health System and Albert Einstein Healthcare Network.
- Magee Rehabilitation Finalizes JHS Membership
Magee Rehabilitations affiliation with the Jefferson Health System (JHS), has been
solidified now that final regulatory and other approvals have been given.
Magee can become a full member of Jefferson Health System and the recently formed
Jefferson Rehabilitation Network, now that the Philadelphia County Orphans Court has
confirmed Magees membership, said William E. Staas Jr., MD, Magees
President and Medical Director.
Magees affiliation with JHS will allow us to continue our mission to be a
leading community resource for people with disabilities as well as for rehabilitation
professionals, Dr. Staas said.
The affiliation with JHS required the sanction of the Orphans Court because of a
revision in the trustees will, Dr. Staas explained. The Orphans Court oversees
the assets of nonprofit organizations. In addition, the Court wanted to ensure that Magee
will continue to accept patients from various hospitals and health systems and return
patients to their referring institutions.
- Jefferson HealthCARE opens facility in Broomall
Jefferson HealthCARE will open a 72,000 square-foot ambulatory care facility this fall in
the Lawrence Park Shopping Center in Broomall, Pa. Renovations already have begun to turn
the former Best department store into a full-service medi-plex with
physicians offices, health and wellness programs, senior services and an independent