Crozer Keystone’s new CEO Peter Adamo, was primed in February to bring the Health System into a new era. Then the pandemic hit, writes s John George for the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Long-term planning was replaced with caring for seriously ill COVID-19 patients. Elective surgery and non-emergency care was delayed.
Now, he’s ready to optimistically move ahead .
No. 1 is getting Delaware County residents to get medical care closer to home.
“People who live in Delaware County don’t always seek their care in Delaware County, and there are fine hospitals here. We have to figure out a way to restore pride and confidence and trust so people in our primary service area use us for the care they need.”
His goal is to have one clinical service or program at each of the system’s four hospitals that they do better than anyone in a 25-mile radius or more.
Crozer-Chester is already ahead with its trauma program and burn center, and it’s developing a neurosciences institute.
There’s hope for an orthopedic care and muscuoloskeletal center at Springfield Hospital.
Robotics and cardiology could land at Delaware County Memorial and Taylor Hospitals.
Read more about the plans for Crozer Keystone Health System here.
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