Health system creates Geisinger Home Health & Hospice
DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger announced a consolidation of its home health and hospice services as one entity, Geisinger Home Health & Hospice. Those facilities now coming under this new umbrella include Columbia Montour Hospice, Geisinger Home Care, SUN Home Health and Hospice, and Holy Spirit Home Health.
“We see this unification as an opportunity to continue our mission to provide patient-centered, high-quality home and hospice care while further focusing efforts on collaboration,” said Janet Tomcavage, chief population health officer for Geisinger. “We are committed to providing a focused approach to caring for our most vulnerable patients in these services across the Geisinger footprint.”
Geisinger Home Health & Hospice services include nursing care, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social work, pain and symptom management, emotional and psychosocial support, community resource planning, and grief and bereavement support.
Geisinger Home Health & Hospice will remain at current service locations in Danville, Bloomsburg, Wilkes-Barre, Northumberland, Montoursville, Lewistown and Camp Hill. Current staff, phone numbers and referral processes will remain the same for specific locations to ensure there are no gaps in care coverage.
To find out more information on Geisinger Home Health & Hospice, please visit Geisinger.org/home-health-hospice or call 1-888-487-6227.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 551,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $10.5 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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