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The Geisinger Media Relations team can provide live access to medical and health industry experts via video or audio conferencing to address breaking news or other hot/emerging topics. News outlets will receive advisories with the required instructions to access designated experts through the appropriate medium. Contact Wendy Wilson, Geisinger News Bureau Managing Editor, for more information: WKWILSON@geisinger.edu, 570-969-7807.


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April 18, 2014
Jonathan Slotkin, M.D., recognized among the Becker's Hospital Review's Spine Surgeons Leading Registry Efforts

Jonathan Reese Slotkin, MD, director of spinal surgery and spinal cord injury research at Geisinger Health System's Neurosciences Institute, has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review's list of "Spine Surgeons Leading Registry Efforts." Read more


April 18, 2014
Geisinger Health System accepting nominations for EMS providers of the year

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center and Geisinger-Community Medical Center are now accepting nominations of emergency medical services providers in recognition of National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 18-24. Read more


April 16, 2014
Rep. Barletta tours GMC critical care units as part of The Roundtable on Critical Care Policy's 'ICU Back Home' initiative

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA 11) toured Geisinger Medical Center's intensive care unit in the Hospital for Advanced Medicine, and Geisinger's eICU at Justin Drive Office Building II on Tuesday, April 15. The visit took place as part of The Roundtable on Critical Care Policy "ICU Back Home" initiative to show policymakers firsthand the important role that critical care medicine plays in the nation's health care delivery system. Read more


April 16, 2014
Geisinger and SUN Home Health & Hospice sign comprehensive integration agreement

Geisinger Community Health Services and SUN Home Health & Hospice announced today the signing of a comprehensive integration agreement by which SUN Home Health & Hospice will become part of the Geisinger health system. The agreement will allow the organizations to work more closely together to benefit patients in need of home healthcare, hospice and other supportive medical services. Read more


April 03, 2014
Geisinger hospitals two of first in country certified in geriatric fracture care

Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center are two of the first five hospitals in the country to receive the highest level Platinum CORE Certification from the International Geriatric Fracture Society. Read more


April 03, 2014
Geisinger Media Tip Sheet

Geisinger Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute story ideas and photo opportunities for April's Autism Awareness Month. Read more


April 02, 2014
Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute plans busy Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) is sponsoring three public events to both raise awareness and celebrate the first anniversary of ADMI's opening on April 25. Read more


March 31, 2014
Glenn Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., listed among the Becker's Hospital Review 40 Smartest People in Healthcare

Glenn Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, has been named to the Becker's Hospital Review's list "40 of the Smartest People in Healthcare," which highlights individuals who stand out as having the intellect and acumen needed to spearhead successful reform. Read more


March 31, 2014
Dr. Steele to give keynote at Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum April 17

Glenn Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, will be a keynote speaker at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Forum on Thursday, April 17, at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel. Read more




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