Doylestown Hospital fully operational; most outpatient services open following tornado
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Doylestown Hospital is fully operational in the aftermath of the tornado that caused widespread damage throughout the hospital campus on Tuesday. There were no delays in care resulting from the storm.
Physician offices in The Pavilion reopened August 6, although telehealth services were available immediately following the storm.
The Cancer Institute on the third floor had storm damage that is being repaired; however, the outpatient infusion center is operating in a large conference room in the hospital.
The Alliance Cancer Specialists office in The Pavilion reopens August 7, but calls are answered and patients are seen at the practice's other locations.
Penn Radiation Oncology at Doylestown Hospital is open for telehealth services, and anticipates reopening radiation therapy services soon as repairs are completed.
The Doylestown Health GI Lab is back in service in The Pavilion; however, MRI and PET/CT services in The Pavilion are temporarily out of service while repairs are made.
The Doylestown Health Sleep Center in The Pavilion reopens to patients on August 7, although the office is handling patient calls and scheduling.
Children's Village is closed due to extensive damage. Planning is underway to reopen the daycare operation at an off-campus site in the very near future.
According to Jim Brexler, President and CEO, "The amazing response from staff and community emergency responders helped prevent a human tragedy during the tornado that touched down on the hospital campus. Staff response was another affirmation of the compassion and caring that makes Doylestown Health unique and, in a twist from our national recognitions for clinical excellence, a national model for emergency response."