Main Line Health Collaborates with New Brandywine Living at Upper Providence

PHOENIXVILLE, Pa., June 15, 2015 — Main Line Health (MLH) has established a relationship with Brandywine Living at Upper Providence to bring high-quality medical care, rehabilitation therapy, and wellness services to residents of the new assisted living community located at 1133 Black Rock Road.

Through this collaboration, MLH will offer Brandywine residents the following on-site services:

  • Rehabilitation therapy provided by MLH  physical and occupational therapists
  • Primary care provided by MLH physicians Dr. Meng-Chao “Mark” Lee, DO, Dr. Raffi G. Megerian, MD and Dr. John E. Peacock, DO and referrals to other specialists as needed;
  • Lab services provided by MLH laboratories
  • Healthcare coordination between the MLH clinical team and Brandywine’s licensed nursing team;
  • Fitness classes, health screenings, and other wellness programs; and
  • Aquatic therapy classes.

“Collaborating with Brandywine Senior Living to bring Main Line Health services to residents of this vibrant new Upper Providencecommunity reflects our commitment to  provide access to high quality healthcare in most appropriate setting,” says Jack Lynch, president and CEO of MLH. “As we proactively position ourselves to thrive in this new healthcare landscape, innovative relationships with community partners such as Brandywine enhance our ability to provide a superior healthcare experience for our community by ensuring seamless transitions in care.”

“Main Line Health was our only choice when we sought a quality healthcare partner to provide these important services for our Brandywine residents so they can safely and comfortably age in place within their new home,” says Brenda Bacon, CEO of Brandywine Senior Living. “Most of our residents are quite familiar with Main Line Health’s valued services and use them already, so our collaboration provides a smooth transition for all their current and future healthcare needs.”

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About Main Line Health
Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square. Main Line Health Hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

About Brandywine Senior Living

Brandywine Senior Living is a leading provider of quality care and services to seniors. Dedicated to promoting independence, dignity and individuality, the Brandywine team has a long history of providing a network of healthcare services in the Mid-Atlantic region including assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and sub-acute rehabilitation.