Brandywine Hospital adds two to board of trustees

Sue Crume CALN — Brandywine Hospital – Tower Health announced Sue Crume and John Brunner have joined the Hospital’s Board of Trustees effective July 1, 2020. Crume is a retired teacher for the Santa Maria-Bonita School District in California where she spent 17 years teaching a fifth-grade class and two years teaching a bilingual first-grade class. In addition to her teaching roles, she served...

Brandywine Hospital’s Acharya named to Community Volunteers in Medicine board

Vikram Acharya CALN — Brandywine Hospital-Tower Health Interim Chief Executive Officer Vikram Acharya will begin serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM), effective July 1. CVIM is a nonprofit organization that provides medical care to people without health insurance who live or work in Chester County. “I am honored to be chosen to serve...

Brandywine Hospital earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation

Brandywine Hospital CALN — Brandywine Hospital-Tower Health has once again been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for both the hospital site near Coatesville and the hospital’s Imaging Center in Downingtown. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective...

Brandywine Hospital honored by American Heart Association

CALN — Brandywine Hospital received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most deadly type of heart attack caused...

Tower complete purchase of four Chesco hospitals

Four Chester County area hospitals, Brandywine Hospital, Jennersville Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital officially have new owners. Reading Health System has completed the acquisition of five hospitals and their associated assets from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. The acquisition was finalized on Friday, with an effective date of October 1, 2017. The newly formed health...

Caln police seek help to find missing woman

Barbara Keenan CALN — Township police are asking for help from the public to locate a missing Marcus Hook woman who has gone missing for nearly a week after a visit to Brandywine Hospital. Police are trying to locate Barbara Keenan, almost a week after she sought treatment at the Brandywine Hospital on July 09. Police said Friday she has not been seen or heard from since she was discharged on...

Diabetes Awareness Month – Screenings are critical to prevention

Brandywine Hospital encourages community members to get tested   Coatesville – Each year, more than a million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. And though the condition can largely be managed through proper diet, exercise and medication, many individuals with diabetes will develop serious health complications during their lives. That’s why diabetes screenings are so important. With early...

Behavioral Health Unit at Brandywine Hospital holds open house

  Brandywine Hospital’s Behavioral Health Older Adult team with Chester County Commissioner, Terence Farrell, discussing the Unit’s resources and recent enhancements that are positively impacting community health. Brandywine Behavioral Health welcomed community members, physicians, hospital associates, senior centers, social workers, and local officials to its Open House on Tuesday, October...

What To Do: United Sports Family Fun, Concerts and more!

The holiday weekend starts early — a week early, as family-friendly events abound By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times United Sports in Downingtown and Brandywine Hospital present Family Fun Summer Series & Movie Nights, starting tonight, June 27, with fun games and activities and a movie after dark. At times, it can be challenging to keep finding family events that provide youngsters with...

Coatesville Farmers Market opens June 4

New home at Brandywine Hospital, new vendors for 2014 COATESVILLE – The Coatesville Farmers Market is opening Wednesday, June 4 in its new location at the Brandywine Hospital.  The Farmers Market Association is excited to welcome Brandywine Health Foundation, and the Brandywine Hospital as its new partners. This season’s vendors will include Botanical Bubbles, Sunset Park, Nomadic Pies, Vollmecke...