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March 09, 2017
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Preparing for Puberty in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI), in partnership with the University of Scranton's Panuska College of Professional Studies and Friendship House, is presenting a free training seminar on topics related to puberty in individuals with special developmental needs. Read more


March 09, 2017
Anesthesiologist joins Geisinger Community Medical Center

Venkat J. Iyer, M.D., has recently joined Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) as an anesthesiologist. He joins GCMC's anesthesiology team in providing anesthesia services for patients undergoing surgeries and procedures. Read more


March 03, 2017
Geisinger researchers to present at NIH precision medicine seminar

Three Geisinger Health System faculty/researchers will be participating in a two-day National Institutes of Health (NIH) seminar March 6 and 7 focused on questions surrounding the return of genetic results to patient-participants in research. Read more


March 01, 2017
Geisinger to hire 2,000 new employees

ix months after launching a recruitment campaign to hire 1,500 employees, Geisinger Health System has announced further efforts to hire an additional 2,000 new employees in 2017. Read more


February 28, 2017
Geisinger's Center for Nutrition, Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery moves to new Scranton location

Geisinger's Center for Nutrition, Weight Management and Metabolic Surgery announces a new, easily-accessible location in Scranton for the care and convenience of weight-loss and minimally invasive weight-loss surgery patients. Read more


February 21, 2017
Study finds parents more likely to address weight issues in young children when supplied with educational materials

Parents of elementary school children who received body mass index (BMI) screening results together with educational material were significantly more likely to say they would change at least one obesity-related risk factor, compared with parents who received only the BMI measure. Read more


February 15, 2017
Geisinger President and CEO says look beyond White House for true health care reform

Today, David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, posted a LinkedIn column that discusses the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Read more


February 10, 2017
Geisinger officials to present on digital personalized care at HIMSS17

Four Geisinger Health System officials will share insight on enhancing the patient experience in the digital age at this year's HIMSS17 Conference and Convention, set for Feb. 19-23 and sponsored by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Read more


February 06, 2017
Amy Curry Sturm joins Geisinger's Genomic Medicine Institute

Amy Curry Sturm, M.S., a certified and licensed genetic counselor, will join Geisinger's Genomic Medicine Institute Feb. 20 as director of cardiovascular genomic counseling. Read more


February 01, 2017
Sensory Friendly Film Series resumes Feb. 5 with 'The Secret Life of Pets'

Geisinger's Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) and the Campus Theatre offer children with special developmental needs and their families a chance to experience the joy of seeing movies on the big screen. Read more


February 01, 2017
Top baby names at Geisinger hospitals revealed

Geisinger Health System (GHS) has tabulated the most popular names of the more than 5,000 babies delivered at its hospitals throughout 2016. For the second year, variations of the name Jackson were the top moniker for baby boys. Grayson climbed the crib rails into the top 10 list, overcoming Liam to settle into second place. Olivia crawled up eight spots to tie with Emma for the top girls' name, bumping Adalynn to the backseat. Read more


January 30, 2017
Geisinger Marworth's medical director elected as vice president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine

Margaret Jarvis, M.D., medical director of Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center, has been elected vice president of the Board of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Read more


January 17, 2017
Geisinger Health System seeks to hire more than 150 nurses in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre

Following a decade of unprecedented growth and a commitment to providing specialty care to patients close to home, Geisinger Health System has launched a recruitment effort to hire more than 150 nurses in the northeast region. Read more


January 17, 2017
Dominic Vangarelli named Vice President of Geisinger Marworth

Dominic Vangarelli has recently been named vice president of Geisinger Marworth Treatment Center. Read more


January 17, 2017
Heather Acker elected Vice Chair of Geisinger Health Board of Directors

Gentex Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Heather Acker, MBA, has been elected vice chair of the Geisinger Health Board of Directors. Read more


January 05, 2017
Geisinger Health System President and CEO to reveal new community health initiative at StartUp Health Festival

David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, will reveal a new community initiative, Springboard Health, at this year's StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco. Read more


January 01, 2017
Geisinger Health System and Commonwealth Medical College Finalize Partnership to Create Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Geisinger Health System and The Commonwealth Medical College have received all necessary regulatory approvals and have closed on their legal integration creating the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1. Read more


September 16, 2016
National business group on health honors Geisinger Health System with Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award

Geisinger wins Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award Read more




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