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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Bellevue hospital may end inpatient, ER

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

By Luis Fabregas
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
West Penn Allegheny Health System is considering whether to eliminate inpatient services at Allegheny General Hospital's Suburban campus in Bellevue, a system spokeswoman said Tuesday.

The hospital network does not plan to close Suburban, but shutting down inpatient services would trigger the closure of its emergency department, spokeswoman Kelly Sorice said. Pennsylvania law requires that a hospital offer inpatient services if it operates an emergency department.

"One thing that's not on the table is leaving the community," Sorice said. "Our primary concern is not to abandon the community, but provide the services they use the most and they need the most. We're doing a lot of detailed analysis to see what could and could not work for the campus."

Health system administrators informed employees yesterday in an e-mail that they could decide Suburban's fate soon.

To read more, visit the Tribune-Review website.

 

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