A History in Pictures

Posted by Larry Blumenthal on Sep 6, 2016 3:28:56 PM

Over the past 150 years, Einstein Healthcare Network has grown from a 22-bed, converted farmhouse in West Philadelphia known as the Jewish Hospital to the largest independent academic medical network in the region. Here is the story of the Hospital's early years—in pictures.

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Infographic: From Its Humble Beginnings, How Einstein Grew

Posted by Perspectives Blog Team on Feb 29, 2016 12:21:54 PM

It opened its doors as The Jewish Hospital in 1866, with a few thousand dollars in donations, and an inspired idea: to provide medical care to "the sick and wounded without regard to creed, color or nationality."

In its first 50 years, more than 203,000 patients had received skilled, compassionate care within its walls.

Fast forward to today. What grew to become Einstein Healthcare Network comprises three hospitals and MossRehab, the top-ranked physical rehabilitation network in the state, admitting more than 40,000 patients and treating nearly 650,000 outpatients in 2015 alone.

Want to know more about how that little hospital with the big idea grew?

Check out our infographic.

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