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April 21, 2015
WVIA documentary profiling Geisinger Health System to air this week

Reinventing American Healthcare, a documentary profiling Geisinger Health System's 100-year history and transformation from a small, rural hospital to a nationally recognized health system, will make its television broadcast premiere this Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Read more

April 14, 2015
Geisinger Precision Health Center to host ribbon-cutting/open house April 20

Geisinger Health System will welcome the public to its new cutting edge Precision Health Center, 190 Welles Street, in Forty Fort, during a ribbon-cutting and open house on Monday, April 20, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read more

April 09, 2015
Geisinger Medical Center's Bone Marrow Transplant Program Receives Designation

Geisinger Medical Center's Bone Marrow Transplant Program has been designated a National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match Low Volume Transplant Center and now has access to the Be The Match Registry, the world's largest and most diverse bone marrow registry. Read more

April 09, 2015
Geisinger to host Community Shred Days in Bloomsburg and Danville

In observance of Earth Day, the Geisinger Sustainability Program is sponsoring two Community Shred Days in April -- one on Wednesday, April 22 at the J.A.W.S. recycling facility in Danville, and one on Monday, April 20, at the Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, parking lot G. Members of the community are invited to bring confidential personal and financial documents, such as bank statements, credit card bills and tax forms, to be securely shredded on-site and recycled. Please let me know if I can assist you further with your coverage of this news. Read more

April 09, 2015
Geisinger to host Community Shred Days in Wilkes-Barre

In observance of Earth Day, the Geisinger Sustainability Program will team up with Cintas to host two Community Shred Days outside the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute, 1175 E. Mountain Blvd. They are scheduled for Friday, April 17 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., and Monday, April 27 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Read more

April 07, 2015
Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., receives Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award

The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that the Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award will be awarded to Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa. Dr. Steele will receive the award at a ceremony at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting on Monday, May 4 in Washington, D.C. Read more

April 06, 2015
ProvenHealth Navigator improves patient outcomes, reduces cost of care

A new study reports that Geisinger Health System's patient-centered medical home, ProvenHealth Navigator (PHN), is producing sustainable, long-term improvements in health outcomes for elderly Medicare patients at a reduced cost. The study, which was posted online today in the April edition of the journal Health Affairs, found that total costs associated with PHN exposure declined by approximately 7.9 percent over the 90-month period of the study, while acute inpatient admission rates fell by 18 percent. Read more

February 27, 2015
Marworth donation brings life-saving tool to local police departments

Marworth Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Waverly recently donated $15,000 to supply local police departments with a new life-saving tool. Read more

February 17, 2015
Geisinger dermatologist elected board president of statewide professional organization

Geisinger dermatologist and Mohs surgeon Christine Cabell, M.D., F.A.A.D., was recently elected to serve as Board of Directors President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery for 2015. Read more

January 05, 2015
A Century of Innovation: Geisinger Health System Celebrating 100 Years of Excellence in 2015

In honor of Geisinger Health System's100th anniversary, the health system is announcing celebratory obervances in the months leading up to Sept. 12, 2015 that include an historic exhibit, an original time capsule unveiling, employee celebrations and a two-day national health symposia and reception. 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

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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