Philadelphia Health System
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.
Joseph's Hospital (SJH),
located on 16th Street and Girard Avenue, is a 146 bed acute care hospital.
Medical Center (GMC), located
on 8th Street and Girard Avenue, is a 168 bed long-term acute care
NPHS Mission Statement
healthcare through prevention,
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
sensitive and responsive to community needs.
NPHS Vision Statement
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
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
all its plans for
NPHS Value Statement
guiding principles are: Integrity, Sensitivity and Consistency
strive to meet the identified needs
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.
will be consistent in
quality care and services to all patients/residents.
about the history of NPHS