The history of NPHS, its mission statement, and other useful info.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
List of services, info on physicians, plus comments by doctors, nurses, employees & patients.
Info on visiting hours, directions, transportation & parking, and important phone numbers.
Listing of all the health plans that each hospital accepts.
Information for healthcare professionals including:  Physician referral, department overviews, and research & database links.
 
 
 
 
 

North Philadelphia Health System

North Philadelphia Health System (NPHS) consists of two hospitals located in the heart of North Philadelphia. These hospitals provide services to one of the most under-served communities in Philadelphia. NPHS is not only a healthcare provider, but is a major employer and economic anchor in North Philadelphia.

St. Joseph's Hospital (SJH), located on 16th Street and Girard Avenue, is a 146 bed acute care hospital.

Girard Medical Center (GMC), located on 8th Street and Girard Avenue, is a 168 bed long-term acute care hospital.

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St. Joseph's Hospital     Girard Medical Center Behavioral Health Services  

 

NPHS Mission Statement

We provide quality healthcare through prevention, education, and treatment in our hospital and community, including services and special programs for persons with behavioral medical disorders and/or extended acute medical conditions. We offer these services in a manner that is spiritually and culturally sensitive and responsive to community needs.

 

NPHS Vision Statement

North Philadelphia Health System's vision is to be the region's premier provider of behavioral and extended acute medical services. Through the provision of high quality, innovative, culturally sensitive services, North Philadelphia Health System will meet the needs of the community it serves. North Philadelphia Health System will continue its commitment to the under-served patient population in all its plans for services expansion.

 

NPHS Value Statement

Our guiding principles are: Integrity, Sensitivity and Consistency

     Integrity:  We will strive to meet the identified needs of our patients in the most efficacious and caring manner.

     Sensitivity:  We will seek to understand our patients'/residents' values and concerns so that we can serve them with compassion and sensitivity.

     Consistency: We will be consistent in the delivery of quality care and services to all patients/residents.

 

 

Read about the history of NPHS