Health

Susquehanna Health and Laurel Health System Now Affiliated

September 23, 2012

The integration of Laurel Health System and its affiliates into Susquehanna Health received regulatory approval and September 1 was the effective date for the transition to the expanded Susquehanna Health. More Info

Susquehanna Health and Laurel Health System Now Affiliated

September 23, 2012

The integration of Laurel Health System and its affiliates into Susquehanna Health received regulatory approval and September 1 was the effective date for the transition to the expanded Susquehanna Health. More Info

Lycoming County Launches Discount Dental Program

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1 year 30 weeks ago

The Lycoming County Board of Commissioners is offering the National Association of County Officials (NACo) Dental Discount Program to provide residents with discounts on certain dental services and procedures when used at an approved provider. Information regarding the discount program is available at the County’s website at www.lyco.org. more»

Most Seniors Prefer To 'Age In Place'

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1 year 30 weeks ago

Senior citizens are increasingly eschewing assisted living, senior communities and nursing homes in favor of living at home as they age.  

Approximately 90 percent want to remain in their own homes as long as possible, according to the AARP. However, while staying home allows for comfort and independence, the prospect of facing emergencies alone can be scary. more»

Cookin’ Men Kicks-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Sizzle

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1 year 31 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is turning up the heat on awareness by kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Cookin’ Men, an event where local celebrity men come together to create culinary delights for people to enjoy while raising funds to support free mammograms for women in our community. Cookin’ Men is generously sponsored by Weis Markets. more»

Divine Providence Hospital Auxiliary Car & Truck Show and Festival Slated September 30

September 11, 2012

The Divine Providence Hospital Auxiliary announces the first Car & Truck Show and Festival scheduled 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 30 in the parking lot in front of the hospital entrance.
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Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Cardiologist

September 11, 2012

Susquehanna Health Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Liran Blum to its cardiology team. Blum joined the practice of Drs. Bering, Burks, Morocos, Nardone, Shafique and Trautwein August 20. More Info

Divine Providence Hospital Auxiliary Car & Truck Show and Festival Slated September 30

September 11, 2012

The Divine Providence Hospital Auxiliary announces the first Car & Truck Show and Festival scheduled 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 30 in the parking lot in front of the hospital entrance.
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Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Cardiologist

September 11, 2012

Susquehanna Health Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Liran Blum to its cardiology team. Blum joined the practice of Drs. Bering, Burks, Morocos, Nardone, Shafique and Trautwein August 20. More Info

Susquehanna Health Recognized for Employee Vaccination Honor Roll Achievement

September 10, 2012

Susquehanna Health was recently inducted into the Patient Safety and Employee Vaccination Honor Roll by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for achieving greater than 90 percent compliance for influenza vaccination among medical staff, corporate staff and service partners. more»

Susquehanna Health Recognized for Employee Vaccination Honor Roll Achievement

September 10, 2012

Susquehanna Health was recently inducted into the Patient Safety and Employee Vaccination Honor Roll by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for achieving greater than 90 percent compliance for influenza vaccination among medical staff, corporate staff and service partners. more»

On-Site Interventional Cardiologist Joins Evangelical’s Cardiovascular Program

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1 year 32 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Petra Lynch, MD, a Geisinger Interventional Cardiologist to its staff. Dr. Lynch will perform cardiovascular procedures at Evangelical Community Hospital while also providing care in an outpatient setting at Geisinger Cardiology-Lewisburg, 131 JPM Road, Lewisburg. Dr. more»

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New General Surgeon

September 5, 2012

Susquehanna Health is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Matthew Souder to its general surgery team. More Info

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New General Surgeon

September 5, 2012

Susquehanna Health is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Matthew Souder to its general surgery team. More Info

Susquehanna Health Golf Tournament Raises $107,600 for Health Innovation Center

September 3, 2012

The 31st Annual Susquehanna Health Invitational Golf Tournament drew participation from 124 golfers whose generosity raised more than $107,600. This year’s event was held August 13 at the Williamsport Country Club.
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Susquehanna Health Golf Tournament Raises $107,600 for Health Innovation Center

September 3, 2012

The 31st Annual Susquehanna Health Invitational Golf Tournament drew participation from 124 golfers whose generosity raised more than $107,600. This year’s event was held August 13 at the Williamsport Country Club.
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Susquehanna Health Implements Teleneurology Program for Critical Neurology Care

August 31, 2012

Every second counts to a stroke patient. The sooner the patient is treated, the better the outcome. Susquehanna Health (SH) now provides a higher level of emergency stroke and critical neurology care 24/7 as a part of a new teleneurology medicine program. more»

Susquehanna Health Implements Teleneurology Program for Critical Neurology Care

August 31, 2012

Every second counts to a stroke patient. The sooner the patient is treated, the better the outcome. Susquehanna Health (SH) now provides a higher level of emergency stroke and critical neurology care 24/7 as a part of a new teleneurology medicine program. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for September 2012

August 29, 2012

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of September to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for September 2012

August 29, 2012

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of September to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

Tools to Change Your Lifestyle a Day at a Time

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1 year 33 weeks ago

Throughout the year Evangelical Community Health Education partners with Highmark insurance to provide programs that educate individuals on how to make changes to their lifestyle that will ultimately lead to better health. Each program is open to the public with no or reduced rate registration fee for Highmark participants. more»

Wellness Events at Mount Nittany Medical Center,

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1 year 33 weeks ago

Tues, Sept 4 & Sept 18, Learn about hip or knee replacement more»

Susquehanna Health Selects Second Quarter DAISY Award Recipients

August 26, 2012

Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as DAISY Award recipients. More Info

Susquehanna Health Selects Second Quarter DAISY Award Recipients

August 26, 2012

Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as DAISY Award recipients. More Info

PA Department of Health Commends Evangelical on Flu Prevention Efforts

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1 year 34 weeks ago

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) it is estimated that influenza causes an average of 23,000 deaths annually. Universal healthcare worker vaccination coupled with other measures to control respiratory illness is the best way to protect the vulnerable populations of our communities, something Evangelical Community Hospital takes very seriously. more»

Susquehanna Health Psychotherapists Help Patients Manage Stressful Lives

August 23, 2012

Stress is a common denominator in daily life, whether it is triggered by a major event or just a long line at the grocery store. For Susquehanna Health (SH) Psychotherapist Kim Maser, helping patients manage stressful life situations and providing tools to help them live healthier lifestyles is just as common. more»

Susquehanna Health Psychotherapists Help Patients Manage Stressful Lives

August 23, 2012

Stress is a common denominator in daily life, whether it is triggered by a major event or just a long line at the grocery store. For Susquehanna Health (SH) Psychotherapist Kim Maser, helping patients manage stressful life situations and providing tools to help them live healthier lifestyles is just as common. more»

Susquehanna Health Educates Community on Importance of Insurance Coverage for Self, Loved Ones

August 22, 2012

As part of the Spirit of Women program, Susquehanna Health and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) have joined together to offer education aimed at increasing awareness of the benefits of health insurance for women and their loved ones. more»

Susquehanna Health Educates Community on Importance of Insurance Coverage for Self, Loved Ones

August 22, 2012

As part of the Spirit of Women program, Susquehanna Health and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) have joined together to offer education aimed at increasing awareness of the benefits of health insurance for women and their loved ones. more»

Cardiac Rehabilitation – Getting Back On Your Feet After A Heart Attack

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1 year 34 weeks ago

You don’t choose to have heart disease but you can choose how you bounce back from heart-related procedures. After a heart attack, valve surgery, stent implementation, angioplasty, coronary bypass, or other heart treatments, patients can benefit from a regulated cardiac rehabilitation program, and not any program but one of your choosing. more»

Susquehanna Health Cardiologist Dies Tragically In Boating Accident

August 20, 2012

Susquehanna Health deeply regrets the passing of Dr. Christopher Tobiasz. Dr. Tobiasz died yesterday, August 20, 2012 in a boating accident while vacationing on the St. Lawrence River in northern New York. More Info

Susquehanna Health Cardiologist Dies Tragically In Boating Accident

August 20, 2012

Susquehanna Health deeply regrets the passing of Dr. Christopher Tobiasz. Dr. Tobiasz died yesterday, August 20, 2012 in a boating accident while vacationing on the St. Lawrence River in northern New York. More Info

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Sports Medicine Specialist

August 19, 2012

Doctors Patrick Carey and Craig Stabler of Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine welcome Dr. Edward Gusick to their team.
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Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Sports Medicine Specialist

August 19, 2012

Doctors Patrick Carey and Craig Stabler of Susquehanna Health Sports Medicine welcome Dr. Edward Gusick to their team.
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Hospice Volunteers Provide Comfort When It’s Needed Most

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1 year 35 weeks ago

There is no perfect recipe to cope with end of life when it comes to a loved one. Even when you know the time is near, having people walk with you through the last days or months means you don’t have to be alone in the journey. more»

Susquehanna Health Medical Team Provides Little League World Series Coverage

August 16, 2012

As Little League Baseball World Series players and coaches warm up for the games, medical personnel work as a team behind the scenes exercising a strategy that has been perfected over decades.
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Susquehanna Health Medical Team Provides Little League World Series Coverage

August 16, 2012

As Little League Baseball World Series players and coaches warm up for the games, medical personnel work as a team behind the scenes exercising a strategy that has been perfected over decades.
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Central Susquehanna Valley Heart and Stroke Walk

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1 year 35 weeks ago

The 2012 Central Susquehanna Valley Heart and Stroke Walk is being sponsored in-part by Evangelical Community Hospital with President/CEO Michael O’Keefe serving as this year’s Chair of the Event. more»

Evangelical Prepares Through Exercise On Hazardous Materials and Mass Casualty

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1 year 35 weeks ago

On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 starting at 7 am and running throughout the day, Evangelical Community Hospital, in conjunction with other federal, state, and local agencies, will be holding a hazardous materials and mass casualty exercise. more»

Susquehanna Health Offers Grief Support Program for Children

August 8, 2012

Susquehanna Health’s Heartworks Grief Support Program for children and teens begins September 25. The program will be held at Divine Providence Hospital from 6-7:30 pm.
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Susquehanna Health Offers Grief Support Program for Children

August 8, 2012

Susquehanna Health’s Heartworks Grief Support Program for children and teens begins September 25. The program will be held at Divine Providence Hospital from 6-7:30 pm.
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Susquehanna Health Welcomes Foot and Ankle Specialist

August 2, 2012

Susquehanna Health welcomes Dr. Zachary Ritter, foot and ankle specialist. Fellowship trained in foot disorders, Dr. Ritter provides a wide range of podiatric services from routine podiatry care to treatment of more serious conditions and traumas of the foot and ankle. more»

Susquehanna Health Welcomes Foot and Ankle Specialist

August 2, 2012

Susquehanna Health welcomes Dr. Zachary Ritter, foot and ankle specialist. Fellowship trained in foot disorders, Dr. Ritter provides a wide range of podiatric services from routine podiatry care to treatment of more serious conditions and traumas of the foot and ankle. more»

How to Eat Healthy on A Budget

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1 year 37 weeks ago

You don’t want to diet, you want to change your eating habits to create a healthier lifestyle, but buying healthy foods seems more expensive than buying the quick, easy-to-fix meals. Evangelical Community Health Education wants to give you the tools you need to eat healthy on a budget. more»

Kids Who Stutter Star in DVD

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1 year 37 weeks ago

Kids who stutter have a lot to say, and friends can show them how in Stuttering: For Kids By Kids, a DVD starring real kids who stutter, available at most public libraries. more»

Susquehanna Health Expands Breastfeeding Support

July 31, 2012

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, Susquehanna Health is expanding its Baby Café class to provide support for breastfeeding and new mothers on a weekly basis. More Info

Susquehanna Health Expands Breastfeeding Support

July 31, 2012

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, Susquehanna Health is expanding its Baby Café class to provide support for breastfeeding and new mothers on a weekly basis. More Info

Mount Nittany Medical Center Events

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1 year 37 weeks ago

Mon, Aug 6, Breast cancer support group
Meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30-7:00 pm in conference room 3 more»

Lock Haven Hospital Expands Relationship with Susquehanna Health

July 30, 2012

Lock Haven Hospital will increase on-site specialty medical services this fall, when Susquehanna Health will more than double the size of its multi-specialty clinic. more»

Lock Haven Hospital Expands Relationship with Susquehanna Health

July 30, 2012

Lock Haven Hospital will increase on-site specialty medical services this fall, when Susquehanna Health will more than double the size of its multi-specialty clinic. more»

Suicide Prevention Website Launches in Lycoming County

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1 year 38 weeks ago

Central Pennsylvania now has another launching pad to the world. Tuesday marked the debut of a new web site, http://www.lifeisworthliving.org/. The site is an outreach of the Lycoming County Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Suicide Prevention Task Force of the United Churches of Lycoming County. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for August 2012

July 24, 2012

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of August to provide health information and benefit the community.
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