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January 23, 2015
Geisinger study identifies family history as indicator of genetic mutation prognosis

A new study led by Geisinger Health System researchers has found that family background can help predict how a child with a genetic mutation will progress in the future. Read more


January 22, 2015
Michael J. Wydra Gazebo dedicated in Geisinger Employee Memorial Garden

On Friday, December 5, Geisinger Health System family members and friends gathered for the dedication of the Michael J. "Mike" Wydra Gazebo, situated in the newly-created Geisinger Employee Memorial Garden on the Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) campus. Read more


January 22, 2015
Geisinger connects to statewide Research and Education network

Geisinger Health System has become the first heath care organization to be connected to PennREN, the Pennsylvania Research and Education Network, a public network exchange built and managed by the Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) to provide broadband connectivity, foster collaboration and promote innovative use of digital technologies for the benefit of Pennsylvanians. Read more


January 21, 2015
Geisinger Medical Center receives American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes GMC's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to internationally respected guidelines. Read more


January 16, 2015
Geisinger to host rhinoplasty seminar Jan. 28

The public is invited to attend a free rhinoplasty seminar hosted by the Geisinger Center for Aesthetics & Cosmetic Surgery, 115 Woodbine Lane, and led by facial plastic surgeon John Frodel, M.D., on Wednesday Jan. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Read more


January 16, 2015
Geisinger Center for Healthcare Systems Reengineering names inaugural fellow

Pennsylvania State University (PSU) professor Soundar Kumara, Ph.D., has been named a fellow at the Geisinger Center for Healthcare Systems Reengineering (GCHSR). As a fellow, Kumara will participate in the center's leadership, administration, research and mentoring activities. Read more


January 15, 2015
Hospitalized expectant mother of twins keeps her wedding date with GMC ceremony

Tracie Willyard and Jeff Bixler of Herndon were all set to get married on Friday, Jan. 9, but when the expectant mother of twins was admitted to Geisinger Medical Center five days earlier due to complications with her pregnancy, the couple reluctantly decided to postpone their nuptials. That is until a dedicated team of GMC employees stepped in and the marriage took place on their chosen date in the hospital. Read more


January 08, 2015
Ritchie named director of new Biomedical and Translational Informatics Program

Marylyn Ritchie, Ph.D. has been appointed senior investigator and founding director of the newly established Biomedical and Translational Informatics Program, a new program within Geisinger Research that will use health information technology to improve health care via any combination of higher quality, higher efficiency and new opportunities. Read more


January 08, 2015
Geisinger issues temporary visitation restrictions due to RSV

Geisinger Health System has issued restrictions temporarily prohibiting children under the age of 5 from visiting children's and women's inpatient units because of the seasonal increase in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases. 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




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