Lancaster General Hospital

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Lancaster General Hospital is a hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1893 in a small home on Queen Street, the hospital now stands in a 590-bed facility located at 555 North Duke Street in Lancaster.

The Hospital is administered by Lancaster General Health System, which includes physician practices and outpatient centers throughout Lancaster County. Lancaster General Hospital offers a wide range of health services including inpatient, outpatient, primary and specialty care from open-heart surgery to oncology, acute and trauma care and pediatric services in partnertship with Penn State Hershey's Children's Hospital

It is among an elite group of "Best of the Benchmark Hospitals"- institutions that have achieved 100 Top Hospital honors for seven of the last nine years. The hospital has been recognized as a Magnet facility for nursing excellence and has received HealthGrades® Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety. Lancaster General Hospital has also been named a "Best Hospital" by U.S. News & World Report for heart surgery, orthopedics, urology, hormonal disorders and ear, nose & throat.

Lancaster General Hospital has adopted the EPIC model for containing an Organization-wide EMR system. This popular initiative is aimed towards better performance patient-care.

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Coordinates: 40°02′49″N 76°18′14″W / 40.047°N 76.304°W / 40.047; -76.304