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July 23, 2014
Geisinger study: Overweight boys may benefit from living with adult who has bariatric surgery

A parent's bariatric surgery could be an opportunity to break the cycle of obesity in an overweight son -- body mass index (BMI) of 85 to 94 -- according to a Geisinger research study published in the July issue of Obesity. Read more

July 17, 2014
Geisinger physicians named to Best Doctor's list

Fifty-four Geisinger Health System physicians in 17 medical specialties have been named to the national Best Doctors list for 2013-2014. Read more

July 16, 2014
Geisinger and Indivumed Partner for Personalized Medicine Initiative

Indivumed, a leading provider of services enabling individualized cancer therapy, and Geisinger Health System (Geisinger), one of the largest integrated health systems in the United States serving approximately 3 million people, today announced a partnership that will afford Geisinger patients access to advanced cancer treatment and clinical trials. Read more

July 07, 2014
Geisinger Columbia Montour Hospice hosts free coping with grief series

Geisinger Columbia Montour Hospice will host a free, seven-week coping with grief educational series. Read more

July 02, 2014
Geisinger and SUN Home Health & Hospice comprehensive integration agreement approved

Geisinger Community Health Services (GCHS) and SUN Home Health & Hospice (SUN) announced today that they have received regulatory approval of the comprehensive integration agreement by which SUN Home Health & Hospice is now part of Geisinger Health System. The agreement allows the organizations to work more closely together to benefit patients in need of home healthcare, hospice and other supportive medical services. Read more

July 01, 2014
Geisinger names new regional medical director

John Pagnotto, D.O., FAAFP, has been named regional medical director for Geisinger Medical Groups in Centre, Huntingdon, Clinton, Juniata and Mifflin counties. Read more

July 01, 2014
GMC earns AANEM Lab Accreditation with exemplary status

Geisinger Medical Center has been awarded Electrodiagnostic Laboratory Accreditation by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Read more

June 26, 2014
Geisinger among 63 employers in nation recognized for promoting healthy workplaces, lifestyles

The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, recognized Geisinger Health System with its 2014 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and families to pursue and maintain healthy lifestyles. Read more

June 23, 2014
Geisinger Health System and Holy Spirit Health System sign definitive agreement

Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, and Holy Spirit Health System, Camp Hill, PA, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for Holy Spirit to become an affiliate of Geisinger Health System. Read more

June 17, 2014
Geisinger researchers to present CHARGE syndrome paper at select workshop

Three Geisinger Health System genetics researchers had their abstract, "CHARGE Syndrome: A new craniosynostosis syndrome," accepted for a platform presentation at the prestigious 2014 David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis, which will take place July 25-30 at the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison. Read more

May 28, 2014
Geisinger president and CEO Glenn Steele, Jr., MD, PhD, named among 50 most influential leaders in health care

Glenn Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive officer, Geisinger Health System, has been named the nation's eighth most influential physician executive and leader by Modern Healthcare. This year marks the fourth consecutive year Dr. Steele has appeared on the list. Read more

May 07, 2014
Geisinger geneticists present papers at prestigious international meeting

Geisinger researchers Bonnie Salbert, DO, and Marc Williams, MD, have had papers accepted to the 35th Annual David W. Smith Meeting on Malformations and Morphogenesis to be held in July in Madison, WI. Read more

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