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April 27, 2015
Bulger named to Becker's Hospital Review's '50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety'

John Bulger, D.O., MBA, chief quality officer, Geisinger Health System, was named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2015 edition of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety," which includes individuals at national organizations, universities and health care organizations working to improve patient safety. Read more


April 23, 2015
Free bereavement support group series at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

When a loved one dies, a bereavement support group offers many healing benefits, from coping mechanisms and emotional connections with others to the release of powerful emotions. Read more


April 22, 2015
Rheumatologist joins Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre

Jonida Cote, DO, recently joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center as a rheumatologist. Read more


April 22, 2015
Geisinger East Mountain Specialty Clinic to offer free skin cancer screenings

The Geisinger East Mountain Specialty Clinic dermatology team will hold its annual skin cancer screening Wednesday, May 20. Read more


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 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 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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