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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, Vice President, Corporate Communications, for more information:, 570-703-7807.

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October 17, 2014
Geisinger hospitals begin SCID newborn screening

Effective Oct. 1, all four Geisinger Health System birthing hospitals -- Geisinger Medical Center, Danville; Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital; Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre; and Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital -- are now screening newborns for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). Read more

October 16, 2014
Geisinger Health System and Holy Spirit Health System affiliation approved

Employees, physicians, officials and guests attended a joining ceremony today at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa., to celebrate Holy Spirit becoming an affiliate of Geisinger Health System. The affiliation became official earlier this month following final approval from the Pennsylvania Attorney General and Pennsylvania Department of Health. Read more

October 08, 2014
Geisinger receives grant funding from Cardinal Health Foundation

The Cardinal Health Foundation announced it has awarded Geisinger Health System $29,762 in grant funding from the E3 Grant Program to implement best practices and help improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. Read more

October 08, 2014
Family doctor joins Geisinger - Mt. Pleasant

Originally from Tunkhannock, Pa., Steven Sluck D.O., recently returned to the area to join Geisinger - Mt. Pleasant as a family medicine physician. Read more

October 07, 2014
Geisinger Careworks Wilkes-Barre open at new East Mountain Specialty Center

A new Geisinger Careworks Walk-In Clinic has opened at Geisinger East Mountain Specialty Center, 1155 East Mountain Blvd. The public is invited to an open house and tour Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more

October 06, 2014
Geisinger-Community Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation as the Heart Attack Receiving Center in Scranton

Geisinger-Community Medical Center has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. Read more

October 01, 2014
Geisinger and PrimeMed announce Geisinger's acquisition of PrimeMed's radiology, laboratory, sleep and other ancillary service business lines; and signing of collaborative physician services agreement

Geisinger Clinic and PrimeMed, PC, announced today the acquisition of PrimeMed's diagnostic imaging, nuclear medicine, outpatient medical laboratory services, physical therapy and diagnostic sleep business lines by Geisinger Clinic; and the signing of a long-term, collaborative physician services agreement between Geisinger Clinic and PrimeMed's primary care physicians. Read more

September 19, 2014
Ophthalmologist joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley

Daniel Upton, M.D., recently joined Geisinger Wyoming Valley as an ophthalmologist. Read more

September 09, 2014
Geisinger cuts ribbon on new $2.3 million East Mountain Specialty Clinic

Today, Geisinger leaders, physicians and employees joined together to formally open the new Geisinger East Mountain Specialty Clinic at 1155 East Mountain Blvd., a campus of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Read more

September 05, 2014
Geisinger celebrates groundbreaking of primary care clinic in Mountain Top

On Sept. 4, leaders from Geisinger and Fairview Twp. celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Geisinger clinic at 35 S. Mountain Blvd. in the Mountain Top community. Read more

September 05, 2014
Geisinger celebrates groundbreaking for downtown Pittston clinic

On Wednesday, August 27, leaders from Geisinger and the city celebrated the groundbreaking for a new Geisinger clinic at 40 N. Main St. in downtown Pittston. Read more

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