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Main Line Health Breaks Ground on Health Center in King of Prussia New health center to serve as destination for health and wellness of women, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health.

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June 12, 2018, King of Prussia, PA – Main Line Health broke ground last Thursday, June 7, on Main Line Health King of Prussia, home of the new Women’s Specialty Center, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health. The $32 million, 94,000 square-foot facility, slated to open in the fall of 2019, will serve as a premier destination for enhancing the health and wellness of those in our region, specifically women.

“Our focus at Main Line Health—and our primary focus throughout the planning of this new health center—is on delivering safe, high-quality care that can help advance the health and wellness of our community members,” says Jack Lynch, FACHE, President and CEO, Main Line Health. “As never before, our patients are increasingly looking to us not just to help them live longer lives, but to help them live longer, healthier lives. This facility will help our community do just that.”

Located within the building, Main Line Health and Axia Women’s Health are working together to establish the Women’s Specialty Center, which will focus on the distinct preventive, diagnostic and treatment needs of women. The center will address women’s physical, emotional and wellness needs in a seamless, coordinated manner embedded within a warm, healing environment. Some of the services include:

  • Breast Health Services
  • Digestive Health
  • Heart and Vascular Care
  • Infertility Services
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pelvic Floor Care
  • Rheumatology and Autoimmune Treatment
  • Skin Care
  • Weight Management
  • Women’s Emotional Wellness, and more.

“This Women’s Specialty Center is a big step forward in the vision of Axia Women’s Health,” says Dr. Stephen Krell, Executive Chairman and CEO, Clinical Practices for Axia Women’s Health. “It will help us lead the way in improving women’s health by bringing together a full suite of health care services in one state-of-the-art facility—the first of its kind in the region.”

Also located within the new facility, Main Line Health will operate an ambulatory care center that will bring health and wellness services to women and men of the greater King of Prussia region and beyond, including:

  • Primary Care
  • Cardiology and Cardiac Testing
  • Endocrinology
  • Neurology
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Imaging
  • Physical Therapy
  • Lab Services

In addition, nutrition services, a demo kitchen and a medical retail space will be offered.

Main Line Health and Axia Women’s Health are partnering with the following legal, construction and design organizations: Saul Ewing, IMC Construction, Anchor Health Properties, Siemens, Nelson Architects, Bohler Engineering, Pisarek Engineering, O’Donnell & Naccarato, Remington & Vernick Engineers, Perkins Eastman Black, Glackin Thomas Panzak.

About Main Line Health

Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system.

At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. Main Line Health also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and home infusion services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.

Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care. We are dedicated to advancing patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy. To learn more, visit mainlinehealth.org.

About Axia Women’s Health

Axia Women’s Health is leading the way in improving women’s health. At the heart of achieving this is a caring, connected, and progressive community of more than 275 providers and 100 women’s health centers across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Our fast-growing community spans OB/GYN physicians, breast health centers, high-risk pregnancy centers, laboratories, urogynecology, and fertility centers.  Together, we put women first by delivering the personalized care they need to lead healthier, happier lives. Axia Women’s Health is headquartered in Voorhees, NJ and Oaks, PA. To learn more, visit www.axiawh.com.

Women's Specialty Center at King of Prussia
A rendering of Main Line Health King of Prussia, home of the Women’s Specialty Center, in collaboration with Axia Women’s Health.
Groundbreaking at King of Prussia

Members of the senior leadership teams at Main Line Health and Axia Women’s Health break ground on the new Main Line Health King of Prussia facility on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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