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.
Information about medical services, primary care doctors, specialists and other health care providers, available through NPHS.
Info on visiting hours, directions, transportation & parking, and important phone numbers.
Listing of all the health plans that each hospital accepts.
Health information, events, and activites for senior citizens.
NPHS en Espanol
Information for healthcare professionals including:  Physician referral, department overviews, and research & database links.
General health information, and tips to help stay healthy.
A new health or medical topic each week.

St. Joseph’s Hospital  Background Information

In 1849, Ireland was experiencing a devastating famine, which sent people fleeing to the United States.  For Irish immigrants who settled in Philadelphia, medical attention was desperately needed.  To answer the growing medical needs, a substantial three-story home was purchases at the corner of 16th Street and Girard Avenue.  This dwelling would soon come to be known as St. Joseph's Hospital, the oldest Catholic Hospital in the city of Philadelphia.

Today St. Joseph's Hospital has continued to grow and expand.  It is our mission to provide quality healthcare through prevention, education, and treatment.  We assist those with physical and behavioral disorders.  We are also sensitive to both cultural and spiritual needs within our community.  

 

 

 

 

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