What services does Chestnut Hill Hospital provide?


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Cardiac care, nutrition counseling, diagnostic imaging, stroke services and wound care are among the services available from Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, as of 2015. The hospital's emergency department provides 24-hour emergency services, helicopter transport to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for cardiac care and rapid care for non-urgent patients.

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Chestnut Hill Hospital has accreditation as a Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for its cardiac care, as of 2015. Functions and disorders of the heart and circulatory system are among the hospital's specialties, and the staff utilizes protocol-based medicines. Staff members of the hospital's nutrition counseling program aid patients in learning to understand food labels, embrace healthy diets and identify custom dietary needs.

Chestnut Hill Hospital serves inpatient, outpatient and emergency patients with its diagnostic imaging services. Specific imaging includes Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scans, Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Radiology.

Chestnut Hill Hospital works in conjunction with Jefferson Neuroscience Network to provide care to stroke patients, carry-out clinical protocols and trials and provide education on stroke prevention and care to the public. Chestnut Hill's wound care services focus especially on chronic, non-healing wounds. Specific services include bioengineered skin substitutes, compression therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure therapy and transcutaneous oxygen measurement.

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