Temple University Hospital
Key Facts (FY2011):
- Licensed Beds - 571
- Employees - 3,879
- Deliveries - 3,512
- Emergency Department Visits- 76,156
Temple University Hospital (TUH) was ranked among the “Best Regional Hospitals” in 13 different specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-2012 regional rankings. One of Philadelphia's premier teaching hospitals, this 571-bed provider facility is dedicated to providing quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. Clinical staff members at TUH provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients from the surrounding community, the Philadelphia region, and beyond. As the flagship hospital of Temple University Health System, TUH serves as the chief clinical training site for Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM)
TUH offers highly specialized, tertiary- and quaternary-care services in the following specialty areas: Cardiovascular Disease; Cancer; Digestive Diseases; Neurosciences; Orthopaedics; Pulmonary; Transplantation; Bone Marrow Transplant; and Bariatric Surgery. Supporting these programs is a full array of diagnostic and therapeutic services -- including cardiac catheterization, diagnostic imaging, electrophysiology, gastroenterology screening, and inpatient rehabilitation, among many others. TUH is also the only Level-I Trauma Center in Philadelphia with both a trauma and burn unit.
TUH has a long history of serving the Philadelphia region. The main hospital traces its roots back to Dr. Russell Conwell, who founded Samaritan Hospital at the intersection of Broad Street and Ontario Street in 1891. Only 10 years later Temple marked the opening of its medical school, which is based in the Medical Education and Research Building across Broad Street from TUH.
Temple University Hospital—Episcopal Campus
Key Facts (FY2011):
- Licensed Beds -139 (118 Psychiatric, 21 med/telemetry)
- Employees - 719
- Emergency Department Visits - 49,064
Episcopal Campus is the main location for Temple University Health System's behavioral health services. On Episcopal's East Lehigh Avenue campus sits a 118-bed Behavioral Health Center and an emergency Crisis Response Center. The hospital is also home to a full-service Emergency Department that treats more than 45,000 patients annually, a 21-bed inpatient unit, and primary care offices. At Episcopal, patients will find the latest in radiology services, including digital mammography, MRI, and CT scans; a full-service laboratory; and specialty doctors, including cardiologists and ophthalmologists.
Located a half-mile away in the Port Richmond neighborhood is Temple University Hospital-Northeastern Campus. A true healthcare campus, this facility offers a rich variety of outpatient medical services. These include primary care, prenatal care, Family Health and wellness, Women's Health, and specialty cancer, cardiac, orthopaedic, and gastrointestinal care. Full-service radiology, cardiac, and vascular testing services are also available. ReadyCare, Northeastern's physician-directed walk-in center, provides treatment for common illnesses and injuries that do not require a trip to an emergency room.
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Key Facts (FY2011):
- 225 clinical trials underway
- 108 years of treating cancer patients
- 67 postdoctoral researchers
- 88,497 outpatient visits (in 2011)
An affiliate of Temple University Health System since July 1, 2012, Fox Chase Cancer Center is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.
Key Facts (FY2011):
- Licensed Beds - 176
- Employees - 1,164
- Emergency Department Visits - 34,623
Jeanes Hospital is a 176-bed, full-service acute-care hospital located in Northeast Philadelphia. Jeanes offers a complete range of medical and surgical care to the surrounding community. Thanks to its partnership with Temple, Jeanes patients find the best in cardiothoracic, bariatric, and vascular surgery, among other fields. Jeanes began its history as a premier Philadelphia-area acute care facility in 1928, through a provision in the will of Anna T. Jeanes. In 1996, Jeanes became a member of Temple University Health System, and remains the only Quaker hospital in the country. Through its relationship with the rest of Temple University Health System, Jeanes offers high-acuity medical services found at academic medical centers within the comfort of a local neighborhood hospital.
Temple Physicians, Inc.
Key Facts (As of March 1, 2012):
- No. of Physicians - 110
- Employees - 492
- No. of Practices - 41
Temple Physicians, Inc (TPI) is the health system's network of community-based physician practices. Patients cared for by a TPI physician have access to a wide spectrum of healthcare services, all from the comfort of their local doctor's office. Through TPI, patients will find physicians who are equipped to take care of day-to-day healthcare issues as well as more complex conditions, within multiple convenient neighborhood offices located throughout the Delaware Valley.
Temple Transport Team—Comprehensive Communications Center (T3-C3)
Launched in 2002, Temple Transport Team—Comprehensive Communications Center (T3-C3) is a critical-care ground and air service that transports patients within a 60-mile radius of Temple provider facilities, while coordinating those transfers from its Comprehensive Communications Center facility. T3-C3 assets include 40 employees, state-of-the-art Comprehensive Communications Center equipment, specialty-care ambulances, and a helicopter.