It’s official! Effective August 1, Lancaster General Health (LG Health) became a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
The combination unites Penn Medicine – one of the nation’s top academic medical centers world-renowned for its clinical and research excellence – with a health system nationally ranked for its clinical quality. Both are among the top five systems in Pennsylvania, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
“Joining the University of Pennsylvania Health System strengthens our region’s access to cost-effective, high-quality care, will improve our communities’ health and well-being, and will strengthen our complementary teaching and research missions,” said Thomas E. Beeman, president and chief executive officer of Lancaster General Health. “An acclaimed partner such as Penn Medicine is essential to our efforts to successfully transform health care during a time of unprecedented change in our industry.”