Geisinger Health System (GHS) is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record, and the development of innovative care models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As the nation's largest rural health services organization, Geisinger serves more than 2.6 million residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. The physician-led system is comprised of more than 20,800 employees, including a 1,000-member multi-specialty group practice, seven hospital campuses, two research centers and a 448,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $6.1 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. The health system and the health plan have repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. Follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.
A Research Career at Geisinger
Geisinger Research pursues an ambitious agenda with the long term goal of directly impacting the health of our patients. A unique aspect of Geisinger research is that, unlike traditional academic approaches, scientists are integrally connected to the clinical enterprise. This facilitates interdisciplinary team-based collaborations to address clinically relevant questions.
Research at Geisinger spans multiple disciplines. The three research centers-the Sigfried and Janet Weis Center for Research, the Geisinger Center for Health Research, and the Geisinger Center for Clinical Studies - are home to internationally-renowned investigators with expertise in epidemiology, molecular and cellular biology, rural health, genomics, healthcare information technology, development of new healthcare models and clinical trials management. Research in clinical divisions addresses disease-specific initiatives and provides sites for clinical trials. Major research initiatives include genomic medicine, development of new models of care, epidemiological and effectiveness studies, e-initiatives, and clinical trials.
Geisinger President and CEO Glenn Steele Jr., MD, PhD, describes the impact of medical research on the lives of patients:
GHS offers our employees competitive compensation and benefits packages shared by employer and employee, opportunities for education and professional development and support for a healthy work/life balance. With our recent growth, Geisinger's benefit packages vary per location. Contact your recruiter for detailed information about your location of interest.
- Truven Health Analytics (formally Thomson Reuters)
- Becker's Hospital Review "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
- Hospitals and Health Networks "Most Wired" hospitals
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