January 1 marks the merger of Shamokin Area Community Hospital into Geisinger Medical Center
The merger of Shamokin Area Community Hospital into Geisinger Medical Center is now official and the new Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital (G-SACH), a campus of GMC is now operational. The change became effective at midnight Jan. 1, 2012.
Over the past months, hundreds of individuals from Geisinger Medical Center and Shamokin have partnered tirelessly to make this merger a reality. We thank the clinicians, technicians, support staff and leadership who have ensured that we are ready to operate as an integrated system today.
This is only the beginning of our journey together. Our vision for the future is bright and our commitment to quality, innovation, market leadership and our family has never been stronger. And, we are looking forward to serving you - the people of Shamokin and surrounding communities.
Glenn Steele, Jr., MD
President & CEO
Geisinger Health System