In March 2020, the novel coronavirus spreading across the globe began to take root in Bucks County. As early as January, Doylestown Health—a pillar of healthcare in our community since 1923—had already begun taking steps to ensure the safety of patients and staff, and mitigate the spread of the virus with new protocols and procedures. Doylestown Health’s response was nothing short of inspiring, coupled with extraordinary support from the community and bolstered by the hard work and courage of hundreds of Associates working on the front lines to safeguard those in their care.
In this historic docuseries, we explore the pandemic and its effect on Doylestown Health, Bucks County, and the many thousands who rely on Doylestown Health for care in our community. Enjoy the abridged version above, as well as the full two-part docuseries below.
The first installment of our historic documentary, “Leading Through a Crisis,” showcases Doylestown Health’s rapid and innovative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, from the earliest news of the virus and through the first surge in Bucks County.
This segment offers an in-depth look at hospital operations, patient testimonials, and how procedures and protocols adopted during the first surge of the pandemic have positioned Doylestown Health to continue to lead the region, and prepare better for the future.
These documentaries depict what work and life were like living through the first surge of the novel coronavirus and our ensuing recovery back into operation, under a new set of circumstances. As this pandemic continues to evolve, so do we, ensuring the health and safety of our Associates, our patients and our community. While we are witnessing a new climb in cases, we continue to modify our practices, protocols and treatments to deliver the best care possible in a safe environment. Our focus has been and will always be the health and wellness of our patients without compromising the safety of our Associates and care teams. With continued community support and the unwavering dedication of our Boards of Trustees and the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown, we will all be stronger together and uphold our mission: to continuously improve the quality of life and proactively advocate for the health and well-being of the individuals we are so proud to serve.
As the philanthropic arm of Doylestown Health, the Doylestown Health Foundation raises funds to support patient care excellence and improve quality of life for the patients and families we serve. Doylestown Health relies on each and every philanthropic gift, no matter the size, to deliver the highest level of patient care with the most advanced technologies and treatment options. Gifts to Doylestown Health have a significant impact, yielding advances in medicine and refined delivery of care for the benefit of our patients and families. We are grateful for the generous support we receive from our donors through annual and leadership gifts, planned giving, and corporate partnerships. Your investment in Doylestown Health will help us realize our ambitious vision for the future: to remain a place where science and technology meet grace and humanity, and to improve the quality of life for all members of the community.