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New Technology


September 08

Geisinger expert: Inserting cardiac catheters through the wrist improves safety, patient comfort Read more



August 26

Geisinger completes launch of E-prescribing system Read more



August 11

Geisinger piloting innovative laboratory specimen processing instrument Read more



July 02

Geisinger offers innovative head cooling treatment for oxygen-deprived newborns Read more



June 27

Geisinger expert: digital health records key to transforming medicine Read more



June 24

Geisinger offers Botox to people with involuntary muscle spasm problems Read more



April 25

Geisinger Internet patient portal celebrates first 100,000 patients enrolled Read more



March 25

Geisinger adds state-of-the-art helicopter to Life Flight fleet Read more



March 18

Geisinger unveils automated e-prescribing system for medications System aimed at improving accuracy of medications Read more



February 19

Geisinger and Celera to Collaborate on Liver Disease Test Read more



February 06

Integration and Relocation of Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Gynecologic Surgery Announced at Geisinger Northeast Read more



New Doctors


December 12

Tatiana Figueredo, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley as director of GI/Nutrition program Specializes in obesity medicine and nutritional support Read more



December 02

Christie Bellanca, AuD, audiologist, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



October 21

Wilkes-Barre native returns to area to join family medicine practice at Geisinger - Kistler Clinic Read more



September 18

Desiree Mingear, PA-C, joins Geisinger - Bellefonte Read more



September 18

Sharon O'Brien, DO, joins Geisinger - Gray's Woods Read more



September 18

Danielle O'Rourke, PA-C, joins Geisinger - Lewisburg Read more



August 14

Region's only sports medicine fellowship trained physicians complete first year at GWV Read more



August 11

Cardiologist joins team at GMC Read more



August 11

Adam Waksor, DDS, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley as an oral maxillofacial surgeon Read more



August 11

Kenneth Tomczyk, DO, joins family practice at Geisinger — Mountaintop Read more



July 16

Thomas Sullivan, MD, colorectal surgeon, joins surgery department at GWV Read more



June 12

Trauma surgeon John Kizer, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



June 11

Brian Shunk, DO, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



June 11

Sapana Mainali, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



May 19

Scott Sauerwine, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley as a fellowship trained radiologist Read more



May 06

Brian Shunk, DO, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



May 06

Sapana Mainali, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



April 29

Aparna Velnati, MD, joins Geisinger Wyoming Valley as a fellowship-trained radiologist Read more



February 06

Jennifer Roberts joins Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Read more



February 06

Geisinger physicians named to Best Doctors list Read more



January 17

Spoorthi Velagapalli, MD, joins Geisinger Medical Group Read more



January 02

Brett Schlifka, DO, neurosurgeon, brings combat experience to trauma program at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Read more



Health and Wellness


September 25

Proper rest and healing time important for athletes with head injuries Read more



September 08

Geisinger dietitian: Carbohydrates and proper nutrition are keys to fueling athletes during competition Read more



September 04

Geisinger expert: Athletes should pay close attention to fluid consumption at this time of year Read more



August 21

Geisinger experts: counseling, group therapy are key to coping with postpartum depression, baby blues Read more



August 14

Geisinger recognized by Medicare for improving healthcare to seniors Read more



August 14

Geisinger cardiologists participate in study comparing two blood thinners Read more



August 13

Temple, Fox Chase and Geisinger Create Translational Medicine Institute Read more



August 08

GMC Stroke program earns Joint Commission certification Read more



August 06

Geisinger expects sufficient supply of flu vaccine this year Read more



July 24

Geisinger Health System launches obesity institute Read more



July 08

Geisinger study: PTSD causes early death from heart disease Read more



July 03

Geisinger has adequate supply of rabies vaccine, but caution is urged Read more



June 24

Carlin's death shows heart failure requires careful management Read more



June 24

Carlin's death shows heart failure requires careful management Read more



June 17

Geisinger expert: bone health a growing concern for older men Read more



June 17

Geisinger study highlights problems caused by artery inflammatory disease Read more



May 12

Geisinger offers comprehensive LASIK screening services Read more



May 08

Geisinger weight management expert to be featured on Discovery Health this Sunday Read more



May 06

Large scale clinical trial seeks an option for warfarin Read more



May 06

Geisinger hosting national conference to help rural veterans and their families cope with combat-related stress Read more



April 25

Study: counselors suffer emotional trauma after treating disaster victims Read more



April 07

Geisinger improves care for thousands of diabetics through use of Electronic Health Record Read more



April 07

Geisinger study: Use of digital health records improve health of the elderly Read more



March 28

Geisinger dietitians warn of obesity & cancer risk, offer healthy eating tips Read more



March 25

Geisinger scientist receives grant from PA Breast Cancer Coalition Read more



February 19

Geisinger brings transplant service to three locations;expands program to include liver transplants Read more



February 13

Geisinger study: PTSD a medical warning sign for long-term health problems Read more



February 06

Geisinger study: Visits to neurologists improve health of elderly epilepsy patients Read more



January 08

Geisinger teams with prominent national healthcare providers to study cardiovascular disease, find new treatments Read more



January 08

Geisinger Announces Northeast Integration - Creation of New Model of Healthcare Read more



Community Events


October 08

Geisinger expert to discuss bladder control during live Internet chat Read more



July 16

Geisinger summer research interns learning science and career skills Read more



June 20

March of Dimes President addresses Geisinger's NICU parent group Read more



June 11

Geisinger Northeast awards 2008 Outstanding EMS Providers of the Year Read more



April 09

Geisinger teams up with local YMCAs for Healthy Kids Day Read more



April 07

Geisinger to Hold "Lifesaver" Heart Health Screening for Firefighters Read more



April 01

Geisinger to host inspirational presentation for team of bicyclists with type I diabetes Read more



March 25

Geisinger to sponsor free health screenings at Hazleton Senior Center Read more



March 25

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre to host prom dress event Read more



March 14

Free golf clinic to focus on injury prevention Hosted by Geisinger Wyoming Valley Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Read more



January 28

Geisinger and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to host hockey clinic Read more



Other News


September 17

Fox Chase, Geisinger Launch Cancer Research Program to Directly Benefit Patients Read more



August 28

Geisinger expert: Gardasil is a recommended protection against HPV and cervical cancer Read more



August 27

Teacher brings books, pencils and a friendly voice to Janet Weis Children's Hospital patients Read more



August 11

Geisinger named a 'most wired' hospital Read more



July 16

Life Geisinger Executive Director named Practice Change Fellow Read more



July 08

Geisinger Wyoming Valley's diabetes education program earns ADA recognition Read more



July 03

Christopher Still, DO, Named Director of Geisinger Obesity Institute Read more



June 24

Geisinger recognized for streamlining supply ordering process, saving millions of dollars, eliminating waste Read more



June 17

Geisinger honored by for exceptional supply chain innovation Read more



May 12

Geisinger's Christopher Still, DO featured on Discovery Channel weight loss expert panel Read more



May 07

Geisinger clinicians complete mission trip to Egypt Read more



May 06

Geisinger Medical Group-Philipsburg Mammography Receives Certification Read more



May 06

Geisinger CEO receives Society of Surgical Oncology's Heritage Award Read more



April 14

Geisinger vascular surgeon, Shivprasad Nikam, MD, named one of America's Top Surgeons Read more



March 28

Geisinger sports medicine doctor serving stint as US team physician Read more



March 11

Geisinger Medical Center offering 24/7 visiting hours for all departments Read more



March 10

Geisinger scientist receives grant from PA Breast Cancer Coalition Read more



March 06

Geisinger-Lewistown Mammography Receives Recertification Read more



March 06

Geisinger pediatrician and Iraq war veteran helps local military families Read more



February 21

Topping Off ceremony held at The Henry Cancer Center Read more



February 19

Moody's Investors Service Affirms Geisinger Bond Rating Read more



February 13

Geisinger ranked among nation's top health networks Read more



February 06

Geisinger promotes William Bedwick to pharmacy leadership role Read more



January 31

Geisinger cardiologist named section editor of cardiovascular Website Read more



January 31

Geisinger physician writes book chapter on obesity Read more



January 28

Geisinger selected for participation in Rural Health Care Pilot Program Read more



January 28

Geisinger physician nominated for national position Read more



January 28

Geisinger Physician Assistant elected president of national group; Doll also earns national recognition as distinguished fellow Read more



January 08

Developing a Health System for the Future of Northeastern Pennsylvania Read more



Top Stories


December 31

Steele named to Health Leaders Top 20 list Read more



December 26

New Geisinger program to enhance quality of pregnancy care and decrease preterm births Read more



December 16

Geisinger physicians see increased prevalence of kidney stones in children Read more



December 12

Geisinger Obesity Institute topic of WKOK's Radio Roundtable Read more



December 11

Geisinger Medical Center receives accreditation for Bone Marrow Transplant Program Read more



December 01

Preoperative radiation may improve survival rates in advanced rectal cancer patients Read more



November 26

Geisinger expert: Parents should use TV, Internet and other tech tools for teachable moments with their children Read more



November 25

Geisinger Medical Center receives grant for Community Health Library Workstation Read more



November 21

Geisinger Health System receives prestigious IT award Read more



November 21

GMC named among nation's top cardiovascular hospitals Read more



November 19

Geisinger Obesity Medicine Specialist receives national award Read more



November 13

Geisinger Health System receives prestigious information technology award Read more



November 13

Geisinger rheumatology director receives prestigious award at national meeting Read more



November 13

Geisinger sports medicine expert to serve as team doctor for U.S. national soccer team in U-20 World Cup Read more



November 12

LIFE Geisinger, senior program reaches enrollment milestone Read more



November 10

Geisinger Gold and Geisinger Health Plan rank #3 for Medicare and #5 for commercial health plans in the nation Read more



November 07

Geisinger, March of Dimes team up to raise awareness about premature births Read more



November 05

Grant to support Bucknell, Geisinger joint medical technology research, development Read more



November 04

Senior healthcare executive joins Geisinger Ventures Read more



November 04

Geisinger launches patient blog chronicling couple's first pregnancy Read more



November 03

Exotic pets pose health hazards to children, Geisinger expert says Read more



October 29

Geisinger research: Antimalarial drug prevents diabetes in arthritis patients Read more



October 28

Geisinger Life Flight pilot provides additional training on safety and new technology Read more



October 21

Geisinger to host HMO research conference Read more



October 21

Geisinger experts: Patients on blood thinners should be closely monitored and receive individualized treatment Read more



October 17

Geisinger experts: Patients on blood thinners should be closely monitored and receive individualized treatment Read more



October 10

Geisinger Medical Center earns prestigious Magnet designation Read more



October 08

Geisinger offers new surgery program to help epilepsy patients lead seizure, medication free lives Read more



October 08

Flu shots are encouraged for more children this season Read more



October 06

Building core strength can improve performance, help athletes avoid injuries Read more



September 24

Geisinger study: Increasing healthcare value improves quality Read more



September 24

Interleukin Genetics and Geisinger to Collaborate on Genetic Tests to Predict Weight Loss Success Read more



September 16

Geisinger CEO urges Senate to change healthcare reimbursement Read more



April 09

Cresson woman enjoying life after successful kidney transplant at Geisinger Read more