Michelle Aliprantis, MBA
Regional Director of Marketing and Communications
Roxborough Memorial Hospital Celebrates Good Neighbor Day
Philadelphia, PA (September 30, 2021) —Roxborough Memorial Hospital and Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing celebrated Good Neighbor Day by providing a free health fair in the morning with door prizes, flu shots, and refreshments.
“We are proud to serve this community and hosting an annual health fair allows us to bring our mission to life in a fun and engaging way,” said Burt Piper, chief executive officer of Roxborough Memorial Hospital. “We are committed to improving the health of the Philadelphia County, and provide wellness education and tools that can lead to better health.”
Piper added, “he was touched by the support of the community.”
In addition to the many residents of Roxborough, also in attendance were State Representative Pam DeLissio’s office, and, county, and local governments, and non- profit agencies.
“we continue to be committed to our community and Good Neighbor Day has been an annual event for the last 6 years and Flu program has been in place for 25 years. Our goal is to encourage the community to be proactive about their health and to make it a priority. Preventive care is so important because it helps you stay healthy and access prompt treatment when necessary,” said Paulina Marra-Powers, EdD, MSN, RN, dean of education of Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
About Roxborough Memorial Hospital- Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 131-bed community hospital. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest section of Philadelphia communities for more than a century, having first opened its doors in 1890. Roxborough Memorial Hospitals School of Nursing has been educating nurses since 1898. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Roxborough Memorial Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology.
Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County, and Lower Bucks Hospital in Bucks County.
About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Based in Ontario, California, Prime Healthcare is nationally recognized for award-winning quality care and has been named a Top 10 and Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health. Its hospitals have been named among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” 58 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past six years. To learn more, please visit www.primehealthcare.com.