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December 23, 2014
Pediatric infectious disease specialist joins Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital

Swathi Gowtham, M.D., has joined Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital as a pediatric infectious disease specialist. Read more


December 22, 2014
Steele named to governor-elect's Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force

Glenn D. Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, was named to Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force, which will work to address the state's looming budget deficit. Read more


December 15, 2014
Geisinger physician named clinical co-editor of Bariatric Times

Christopher D. Still, D.O., Director of the Geisinger Obesity Institute, has been named clinical co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Bariatric Times. Read more


December 12, 2014
Vascular surgeon joins Geisinger-Community Medical Center

Steven J. Busuttil, MD, has joined the Geisinger Heart and Vascular Institute at Geisinger-Community Medical Center - home to Lackawanna County's first and only accredited Heart Attack Receiving Center - as a vascular surgeon. Read more


December 12, 2014
Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital celebrates 20th birthday

Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital celebrated its 20th birthday during an employee celebration luncheon at Geisinger Medical Center's children's hospital lobby on Friday, Dec. 12. Read more


December 08, 2014
Geisinger-developed rheumatoid arthritis care model improves care, reduces cost

Geisinger Health System (GHS) rheumatologists have created a new care model for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients that has produced significant improvement in quality of care and reduced cost through 22 months of follow up according to a new study presented at last month's American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston. Read more


December 05, 2014
Geisinger ranked 18th in Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

Geisinger Health System (GHS) has been ranked 18th in the Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 for 2014 by Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Geisinger has now made Gartner's Top 25 list for five consecutive years. Read more


December 04, 2014
Don't forget to discuss family health history around the holiday dinner table

The holidays are the most popular time for families to gather together. The Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute and Weis Markets remind families to share their family health histories when they come together this holiday season through their Family Health History Campaign. Read more


December 03, 2014
Podiatrist, wound specialist joins Geisinger

Scranton native Ellianne Nasser, DPM, has joined Geisinger Health System as a podiatrist and wound specialist. She will see patients at both Geisinger-Community Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. Read more


December 02, 2014
Geisinger chief scientific officer receives national recognition for discoveries that directly improve patient care

David H. Ledbetter, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief scientific officer, Geisinger Health System, was named a fellow bythe American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his work in discovering disease-causing genetic mutations and in translating those discoveries into improved patient care. Read more


December 02, 2014
Geisinger's Scott M. Myers honored with prestigious national award recognizing advocacy for wellbeing of children

Scott M. Myers, M.D., FAAP, a neurodevelopmental pediatrician specializing in the treatment, research and diagnosis of autism with Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI), has been named the 2014 recipient of the Arnold J. Capute Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics. He was presented the award in recognition of notable contributions to the health and wellbeing of children with disabilities. Read more


November 26, 2014
Geisinger Medical Center named fourth best hospital to work at in Northeast

Geisinger Medical Center was named the fourth best hospital to work at in the Northeast according to a list compiled by the magazine Healthcare Global, making it the highest-ranked hospital in Pennsylvania. The list includes hospitals that "represent the best of strong credentials, rich history and a growing focus on how to best care for patients, all while promoting the highest form of employee satisfaction and work-life balance," according to the article announcing the list. Read more


November 18, 2014
Husband, wife patients undergo rare paired exchange kidney transplant at GMC

Because of diabetes and high blood pressure, Kevin Vanwhy was in renal failure that required months of home dialysis six nights a week. His wife, Karen, wanted to give him one of her kidneys, but she wasn't the right blood type for a match. That's when the Vanwhys discussed the paired exchange procedure with Geisinger doctors and decided it was their best option. So they had it done at GMC on Oct. 2. Read more


November 13, 2014
Geisinger Wyoming Valley earns Joint Commission's 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' Recognition

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) today announced it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Read more


November 13, 2014
Otolaryngologist joins Geisinger Medical Center

Nicholas C Purdy, D.O., has joined Geisinger Medical Center as an otolaryngologist. Read more


October 22, 2014
Geisinger appoints regional director of neurology for northeastern Pennsylvania

Neil Holland, M.D., has been appointed the regional director of neurology for Geisinger Northeast. In his position, Dr. Holland will oversee the neurology programs at both Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. Read more




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