North Philadelphia Health System



North Philadelphia Health System (NPHS)


North Philadelphia Health System (NPHS) is located in the heart of North Philadelphia.
This system provides 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

Girard Medical Center (GMC), located at 801 West Girard Avenue, is a 168 bed long-term acute care hospital.


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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 disorders. 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 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



St. Joseph's Hospital (SJH), is closed.
For information regarding St. Joseph’s Hospital, please contact the Girard Medical Center’s Medical Records Department at (215) 787-2452.
Our apologies for any inconveniences this may cause you.




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