Hahnemann Hospital Closing

Hahnemann Hospital Closing

A day after Pennsylvania officials ordered the owner of Hahnemann University Hospital not to take any steps toward closing the Center City facility, the hospital’s emergency department on Friday was not accepting patients with certain serious medical conditions. State and city regulators want Hahnemann to remain open, at least temporarily, but have little leverage to force it to continue operating if the owner, Philadelphia Academic Health System LLC, doesn’t have enough money, medical staff, and supplies to operate safely. The ACGME has been notified that the hospital will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on or about June 28, 2019, with the intention to wind down hospital operations and subsequently close Hahnemann.

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