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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

The specialty boutique will bring everyday care essentials to the cancer center

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – In partnership with Health Hospitality Partners (HHP), the Frank M. and Dorothea Henry Cancer Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center will open a new Hydra Health gift shop in the lobby on Monday, July 25. 

The gift shop, located to the right of the Goodness Bar, is designed to support the patient journey by providing specialty cancer products and a place of refuge for patients and caregivers alike. 

Whether it’s everyday essentials, personal care items, apparel, nourishing snacks and refreshments, or specialty cancer care items, there is something for everyone available through Hydra Health. There are also work-friendly nooks in the lounge, a beauty bar, fitness area and a respite room for meditation and rest. 

HHP partners with hospitals and retailers to create solutions that effectively align incentives, optimize consumer experiences, maximize financial performance and reduce vacancy rates. HHP works with a broad range of facility types including hospitals, medical schools, cancer centers, medical office buildings and outpatient centers.

To learn more about cancer care in the northeast, visit

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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