EAST NORRITON, Pa.—
The Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Philadelphia, and the 166-bed Montgomery Hospital Medical Center, Norristown, Pa., received U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development insurance on a $292.5 million loan to build a hospital in East Norriton, scheduled to open by fall 2012. The hospital, named the New Regional Medical Center, will include 146 beds, including an eight-bed neonatal intensive-care unit and a 20-bed obstetric unit, HUD said, and will create 450 full-time jobs and offer emergency medicine; general medicine and surgery; cardiology; obstetrics and gynecology; oncology; orthopedics; interventional radiology, vascular and cardiology services; cardiac surgery and catheterization; neonatal intensive care; and advanced electrophysiology.
GREAT NECK, N.Y.—
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System said it has created a Population Health Department and named Jacqueline Moline as its vice president and chairwoman, the system said in a news release. The department will recruit occupational physicians and nurse practitioners, epidemiologists, industrial hygienists, an industrial psychologist, and an ergonomist. It will promote research and interventions to examine how lifestyle and jobs can affect health. The department will also develop health and wellness strategies, the system said. Moline was previously vice chairwoman and associate professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s department of preventive medicine.
New Regional Medical Center is scheduled to open by fall 2012.