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September 04, 2015
Geisinger researchers receive $3.5 million federal grant

Two Geisinger researchers, leading a large team of investigators, have been awarded more than $3.5 million as part of a national effort to better understand the genetic basis of disease and to tailor medical care to people based on their genetic makeup. Read more

September 03, 2015
Geisinger Medical Center named fourth best hospital to work at in Northeast

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) was ranked fourth on the best hospitals to work for in America's Northeast list compiled by Healthcare Global and Business Review USA magazines. GMC was the top-ranked hospital in Pennsylvania. It's the second consecutive year that GMC has had those rankings on this list. Read more

August 26, 2015
Geisinger Health System announces increases to minimum hire rate, shift differential and on-call rates

Officials at Geisinger Health System announced today the implementation of a $10 per hour minimum hire rate and increases to shift differential and on-call rates, effective September 6, 2015. The estimated annualized cost for these increases is approximately $3.31 million. Read more

August 24, 2015
David T. Feinberg named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Geisinger Health System President and CEO David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, has been named to the most influential leaders in health care list by Modern Healthcare magazine. Read more

August 13, 2015
Geisinger pharmacist named 2015 Next-Generation Pharmacist by Pharmacy Times

Michael Evans, BS, RPh, director of ambulatory clinical pharmacy programs at Geisinger Health System, was named 2015 Next-Generation Pharmacist at the sixth annual Next-Generation awards gala on Friday, Aug.7 in Orlando, Fla. Evans will be featured on the cover of the August 2015 issue of Pharmacy Times, which will contain a profile of his award-winning contributions to the pharmaceutical industry. Read more

August 04, 2015
Geisinger Precision Health Center to host BRCA Symposia

Geisinger Health System will hold the second in an ongoing series of GenomeFIRST conferences on Sept. 30 through Oct. 1 at the Precision Health Center at 190 Welles Street in Forty Fort. The "Improving Care for Individuals and Families with High Risk for Breast, Ovarian, and Prostate Cancers due to Changes in the BRCA Gene" Symposium will look at the genes that can predispose many people to life-threatening cancers. Read more

July 02, 2015
Annual Geisinger Transplant Program Picnic held at Knoebels Amusement Resort

Nearly 500 patients, families and medical specialists who have participated in organ donation or organ transplant at Geisinger Health System attended the annual Geisinger Transplant Program Picnic June 26. Read more

June 22, 2015
Geisinger Health System receives Platinum Award from the National Business Group on Health

Geisinger Health System has received the Platinum Award from the National Business Group on Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting healthy work environments and encouraging workers to live healthier lifestyles. The 2015 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards were presented on Wednesday, June 17, at the Business Group's Institute on Innovation in Workforce Well-being Leadership Summit held in Washington, D.C. Read more

May 04, 2015
Internal medicine doctor joins Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre

Michael Fox, M.D., recently joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center as an internal medicine physician. 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

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