AboutChester County Hospital, which is part of Penn Medicine, is an organization dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the people in Chester County and surrounding areas. The hospital -- with a goal of making lives better every day -- includes a 245-bed complex in West Chester and satellite locations in Exton, West Goshen, New Garden, Jennersville and Kennett Square. Chartered in 1892 as a 10-bed dispensary, the hospital has been serving Chester County and its surrounding communities for more than 120 years. In 2013, Chester County Hospital joined the University of Pennsylvania Health System. In an ongoing effort to provide the most progressive services available, the hospital has created unique partnerships with clinical leaders.An array of inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical services are offered through Chester County Hospital, including interventional cardiovascular services, open heart surgery, oncology, radiation oncology and comprehensive maternal/infant health services. The hospital also offers home health and hospice care, skilled nursing care, occupational and employee healthcare, professional and technical education, outpatient laboratory, radiology and physical therapy services, prenatal care and gynecological care centers for the underserved, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.True to its commitment to providing ways for people to maintain a healthy life, Chester County Hospital offers a broad scope of high quality health education programs to the community. Physician lectures give people the opportunity to meet the medical staff and learn about important health concerns. A wide variety of wellness programs and services that address specific life cycle needs and chronic health conditions are also regularly available. Cardiovascular, cancer, blood pressure, osteoporosis and other screenings are offered throughout the year to help identify risk at an early stage. Support groups offer individuals with specific health conditions the opportunity to share their experiences with others and learn from an experienced professional about how to manage and cope with health problems.