Governor Wolf Applauds State Appointment of Hahnemann Temporary Manager

July 03, 2019

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today applauded the appointment of a temporary manager from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide oversight at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Gov. Wolf’s statement:

“First and foremost, I want to extend my gratitude to all the Hahnemann employees dedicated to helping their neighbors. These doctors, nurses and staff have worked diligently despite these unfortunate circumstances.

“I also want to thank Dr. Rachel Levine and her team at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, along with their many allies and partners, for fighting to bring order to this process. A hospital’s mission should be putting public health first and we will hold them accountable to that.

“A temporary manager will be able to ensure that patient care needs will continue to be met. I appreciate the medical community and advocates in Greater Philadelphia working with us to ensure patients and those who serve them are prioritized as other proceedings evolve.”

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