For the five million Americans who have a hernia, surgery is the only relief. Evangelical Community Hospital’s Hernia Center makes it possible for those suffering from a hernia to be set free from daily pain and discomfort without a long wait. more»
On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, Evangelical Community Hospital board members, physicians, volunteers, and employees were on hand to receive the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades officials. more»
Evangelical Community Hospital’s Community Health and Wellness had a record-setting year of providing services to the community, aiding in its mission to promote wellness throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley. more»
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its September 12th Coffee Hour. Karl Fisher, owner and roaster of Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company of Williamsport, will be offering a tasting/presentation of what else, COFFEE!! more»
Russell Stankiewicz, MD, FACOG, CCD, NMCP, is pleased to announce that OB/GYN Associates of Lewisburg, P.C. in Lewisburg, PA is now offering the BREVAGen™ predictive risk test. Clinically validated, BREVAGen is the latest advance in assessing a woman’s unique risk of developing non-familial or sporadic breast cancer. more»
Susquehanna Health, PinnacleHealth System, Family Practice Center, Annville Family Medicine, Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center and Laurel Health Centers have applied to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as River Health ACO to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program as an Accountable Care Organization. more»
Todd Houston of Commerce Benefits Group tees off during the 27th annual Evangelical Golf Classic. This year’s event raised more than $40,000 for Pre-Hospital Services.
Evangelical Community Hospital hosted its 27th Golf Classic Event on Friday, August 16, 2013, at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club. The event was a great success, raising over $40,000 for Pre-Hospital Services. more»
PinnacleHealth System, Susquehanna Health, Family Practice Center, Annville Family Medicine, Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Center and Laurel Health Centers have applied to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as River Health ACO to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program as an Accountable Care Organization. more»
Evangelical Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant of $43,415 from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). The funds are designated for The Family Place, Evangelical’s obstetrics unit, and for the Financial Assistance Program. more»
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) and Susquehanna Health recently hosted a free Back to School Screening Day at The LifeCenter in the Lycoming Mall to help local children and their parents and caregivers prepare for a healthy school year. more»
In just two months, hundreds of individuals will gather to take strides against the community’s number one and number four killers, heart disease and stroke, at the 2013 Central Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk. more»
Join us for the Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk Date: Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 Time: Noon-3 p.m. Registration at Noon; Walk begins at 1 p.m. Place: Knoebels Amusement Resort 391 Knoebels Blvd. Elysburg, Pa. 17824 Website: www.heart.org/csvwalk Contact: Susan Wise – email@example.com, 614-396-3507 more»
Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new pediatrician to its Medical Staff. Mary Beth O’Hara, DO, FAAP will be joining the Evangelical Medical Service Organization (EMSO) on August 15, 2013. more»
Mary Jane Ebright of Lewisburg received physical therapy at Evangelical Community Hospital where the Lite-Gait device played an integral role in recovery from a stroke that left her with muscle weakness on her left side. From left to right: Carey Napp, MPT, Physical Therapist at Evangelical, Mary Jane Ebright, and Julie Charlton, MPT, ATC, Physical Therapist at Evangelical.
Evangelical Community Hospital welcomed a new addition to its staff in December 2012 - not a new person, a new piece of equipment. more»
A strong supporter of Little League World Series baseball for the past 55 years, Susquehanna Health’s (SH) enthusiasm has reached new lengths as the health system unveils “Will M. Sport,” a 12-foot tall by 20-foot long balloon in the form of a sliding little league player at the Ninth Annual Grand Slam Parade on August 14. more»
Runners and walkers are invited to the 12th Annual Run/Walk for Your Heart 5k Monday, September 2 at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. All proceeds from the event go to Susquehanna Health’s Heart & Vascular Institute. More Info
Susquehanna Health Neurology is pleased to announce the addition of Donald Dworek, DO to their team.
Dr. Dworek received his medical degree from Ohio University, completed his residency in neurology at Allegheny General Hospital and is fellowship trained in headache medicine through Loyola University and Diamond Headache Clinic. more»
Susquehanna Health was recently recognized with a Gold Breastfeeding Friendly Business Award by the Lycoming County Breastfeeding Coalition for its employee lactation program. The award is given to organizations that provide a supportive environment for women to continue breastfeeding after they return to work. more»
Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy and that’s why Evangelical Hospice and Community Health Education are offering a six-week educational bereavement group called, “Life After Loss.” The program will help participants learn coping techniques to deal with grief and loss - attendance at all six classes is strongly enco more»
Evangelical Hospice will be holding its annual volunteer training on September 9, 10, and 11, 2013 at the Evangelical Hospice building located at 130 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, from 9 am to 4 pm daily. The class is free for anyone interested in becoming a hospice volunteer. more»