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Geisinger Mission, Vision & Values


Enhancing quality of life through an integrated health service organization based on a balanced program of patient care, education, research and community service.


To be the health system of choice, advancing care through education and research. See Vision 2011 - 2015 (.pdf).


We strive for the best, continuously improving quality in all our activities.

Service Orientation
Our physicians and staff use their skills, creativity, energy and loyalty as resources for effective and quality services in every community and each setting in which we serve.

Individual Dignity
We provide humane, compassionate and expert care, always emphasizing the dignity of the individual.

We take great pride in recognizing and empowering good people who demonstrate the importance and value of teamwork.

Physician Leadership
We are physician-led, across our entire organization and within the many communities we serve.

Diversity among physicians, staff, students, and volunteers promotes an environment of mutual support and respect.

We believe in the intellectual and professional pursuit of new knowledge and its dissemination to colleagues, students, and the public at large, as an instrument of our health system that adds value to all of our customers.

We believe that basic science, clinical, community health, and health-services research advances the overall health and well-being of our patients and their communities.

Fiscal Responsibility
We exercise prudent use of all resources as part of our stewardship responsibility for fiscal and organizational success.

We take pride in our history, for it is the foundation of our future and our long-standing commitment to your health