Summit Health, Franklin County’s largest healthcare provider, is headquartered in Chambersburg. As a non-profit organization, Summit Health works to improve the health of the community through leading-edge medical technology, skilled physicians, caring staff, and convenient locations.
The organization’s comprehensive selection of services and providers includes family physicians, surgeons, specialists, lab and imaging services, a breast care center, cancer treatment, two urgent care centers, two award-winning hospitals, and medical office building built to improve the patients’ experience and the staffs’ experience.
Chambersburg Hospital, a 248 bed-facility in the heart of Franklin County, received the 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This prestigious distinction places Chambersburg Hospital among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance. Chambersburg hospital is the only hospital in the state of Pennsylvania to receive both the 2017 Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and the 2016 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award. Summit Health’s second hospital, Waynesboro Hospital, located 16 miles south of Chambersburg, consistently receives national recognition for patient safety, quality, and patient experience.
Franklin County is in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania where you’ll find mountains, lakes, and a picturesque countryside coupled with theater, music, skiing, fishing, and much more. Franklin County merges the best of small town friendliness with easy access to metropolitan areas. We’re only 90 minutes from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and only 3 hours away from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.