Grand View Hospital

Timeline

Grand View Hospital: A Century Strong

1913
GVH founded (1st hospital in Bucks County) and GVH Auxiliary established
1915
GVH purchases 1st ambulance
1917
New hospital opens
U.S. enters World War I
1929
Stock market crashes Great Depression begins
Four-story addition opens to relieve bed shortage
1933
First physician directed hospital laboratory opens
1935
Social Security Act passes, CIA established
1939
Maternity wing opens
1941
U.S. enters World War II
GVH medical staff depletes by half as 14 GV H doctors and 23 nurses serve
1946
GVH adds first board certified surgeon
1950
Korean War begins
Officials break ground for new School of Nursing
1952
GVH receives full accreditation by The Joint Commission
1957
New Pediatrics Unit opens. Brick wing opens with additional 75 beds, operating rooms, maternity unit, and lab
1963
John F. Kennedy is assassinated
1966
Medicare established
1970
Hospital builds addition for pediatrics, nursing care, and X-ray
1973
Last U.S. ground troops leave Vietnam
School of Nursing closes
1977
GVH dedicates Moyer Pavilion and Waite Wing with ER and intensive coronary care
1981
Hospice program launches
1983
$18 million Community Wing opens, adding 30 beds, ORs, and Surgery and Maternity Units
1986
In Pennsburg, GVH opens first outpatient center
1989
Berlin Wall comes down
1990
Iraq invades Kuwait Operation Desert Storm begins
1992
Hospital expands campus with $28 million renovation, including modernized facade, opening of Emergency Medicine, and larger ICCU GVH adds South Wing with physical therapy, nuclear medicine, and new main lobby
2001
Terrorists attack the U.S., targeting the World Trade Center and Pentagon
Radiation oncology adds linear accelerator
First MRI suite opens “Expanding The Vision” campaign creates:
2004
Harleysville Outpatient Center
2006
David M. Flowers Cardiac Cath Lab
2007
Sellersville Outpatient Center
2008
Global recession begins
Upper Bucks Health & Diagnostic Center in Quakertown; New Joint Replacement Center and Orthopaedics Unit and Medical/Surgery and Oncology Unit
2009
Second Cardiac Cath Lab Procedure Room; Maternity Post-Partum Unit
2010
Labor, Delivery & Recovery Unit opens
2012
GVH offers neonatology services and Level II NICU through CHOP affiliation
GVH TIMELINE
  • Grand View History - Video

    1913

  • Remembering a First, 1917

    1917

  • Depression, 1932

    1932

  • Maternity/Pediatrics - Video

    1939

  • community oil painting

    1952

  • Mary Afflerbach - Video

    1963

  • First Ortho Specialist, 1965

    1965

  • Drs. Levin/Generations - Video

    1973

  • Arm Reattachment Video

    1977

  • Hospice, 1981

    1981

  • Pennsburg Outpatient Clinic, 1986

    1986

  • CardioTec, 1992

    1992

  • CHOP Pediatrics, 1996

    1996

  • Flowers Family, 2004

    2004

  • Cath Lab, 2009

    2009

  • Cancer Care - Video

    2012

  • Heart Vascular - Video

    2012

  • Grand View Hospital Three Generations, 2012

    2012

  • Centennial - Full Video

    2012

  • annual-meeting-still

    2013

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