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Disasterprepared.net Offers a Look Ahead of that Rainy Day

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47 weeks 6 days ago

There could be a disaster ahead for insurance consumers or not. Should they count on their insurance? They can, according to policyholder advocate, Antone P. Braga. "Many people think they are financially prepared for a disaster simply because they carry insurance. more»

Susquehanna Health Presentation Honored at International Relationship-Based Care Symposium

September 29, 2013

Eight Susquehanna Health (SH) employees attended the International Relationship-Based Care Symposium held at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio in September. More Info

Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party Contributes $39,000 to Hospital Project

September 29, 2013

Members of the Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party formally presented a check for the $39,000 raised by this year’s event at a dinner held Tuesday, September 24. Pictured here are David Wallis, Chairperson of the 2013 Lawn Party, and Joanie Wallis, Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary President, and Ron Reynolds, President of Muncy Valley Hospital. more»

Christ's Team Caring for God's Creation

September 27, 2013

by Robert C. Frank more»

Susquehanna Health Dedicates Health Innovation Center

September 25, 2013

Susquehanna Health held a ceremony Tuesday, September 24, to announce the construction of a new Health Innovation Center at its Williamsport Regional Medical Center campus. More Info

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for October 2013

September 24, 2013

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

Susquehanna Health Family Medicine at Warren Avenue Welcomes New CRNP

September 23, 2013

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Kelly Douglass has joined Drs. Todd Fausnaught, Guy Giordano, Rachel Hogg, Kimberly Jones and Sarah Kent at Susquehanna Health Family Medicine at Warren Avenue, 1705 Warren Avenue, Suite 303, Wenner Building, Williamsport. more»

Take Precaution Against Influenza with Flu Shots by Evangelical

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49 weeks 2 days ago

Flu seasons are unpredictable. The timing, length and severity vary each year, typically with a peak during January and February. Based on this, the Centers for Disease Control recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. Receiving the flu shot as soon as it becomes available each year is ideal as the protection will continue throughout the flu season. more»

Diabetes Patient Educates Peers on Taking Control of the Disease

September 18, 2013

The A1C Champions® Program, partnered with Susquehanna Health’s Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center, will offer a free educational program in the Divine Providence Hospital cafeteria Wednesday, October 2 at 5 pm, 1100 Grampian Blvd, Williamsport. More Info

Susquehanna Health’s Pulmonary Wellness Program Receives National Certification

September 16, 2013

Susquehanna Health’s Pulmonary Wellness Program recently received national certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for pulmonary rehabilitation. More Info

Divine Providence Hospital to Host Car Show, Hunter’s Health Screen and Autumnfest

September 15, 2013

The Divine Providence Hospital Car Show, Hunter’s Health Screen and Autumnfest is slated for Sunday, September 29, from 8 am to 6 pm on the hospital grounds. More Info

Talking to your kids about cancer

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50 weeks 3 days ago

Nearly three million children in the United States are living with a parent who is battling cancer or is a survivor, estimates a U.S. National Health Interview Survey. With such staggering statistics, it’s important that parents know how to address their illness with children of all ages. more»

Local Heart Defect Survivor to Lead 2013 Central Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk

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50 weeks 3 days ago
Derric Rager of McClure, Snyder County.

Derric Rager of McClure, Snyder County is a healthy, active 7-year-old boy. There is little to indicate that he is actually a survivor of multiple heart defects and open heart surgery at 3-years-old. more»

Susquehanna Health Heartworks Support Groups Start September 24

September 11, 2013

Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice’s grief support group Heartworks, offers age-appropriate grief support groups for children, teens and their families for free. More Info

Talk with the Doc: Fast, Effective Relief From Hernia Pain

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50 weeks 4 days ago

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»

Evangelical Medical Services Organization Announces New Staff

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50 weeks 4 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Evangelical Medical Services Organization (EMSO) network of primary care practices announces new staff at several of its care locations.

Selinsgrove Family Medicine more»

When Autumn Acorns Start To Fall

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50 weeks 4 days ago
David's mother, circa mid-1930s, Middletown, PA

Fall and winter are reflective times of year. As fall has cycled around once again, for the 66th time in my life, I wonder how many more are left to me. And I remember those of the past.

This autumn will be my eighth without my father, my twelfth without my mother. Fallen leaves, they have returned to earth. more»

Floatsam and Jetsam of Living the Dream

September 11, 2013

Peasant Woman, Art.

Peasant Woman, Art. more»

Susquehanna Health Raises Awareness with Mental Health Recovery Expo

September 10, 2013

Susquehanna Health will host a Mental Health Recovery Expo on Wednesday, September 25, 3 – 7 pm in the Walnut Conference Room, Williamsport Regional Medical Center, 700 High Street. More Info

Evangelical Employees and Volunteers Presented Award for Outstanding Patient Experience

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51 weeks 2 days ago

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 Health and Wellness Has Record Setting Year

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51 weeks 2 days ago

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»

Coffee Hour to feature Alabaster Coffee Roaster Company

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51 weeks 2 days ago

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»

New Disinfection System Plays Crucial Role in Reducing Infection Rates

September 5, 2013

Susquehanna Health recently introduced its latest healthcare innovation for fighting infections, the TRU-D UV disinfection system, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center (WRMC). More Info

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Family Physician

September 4, 2013

Susquehanna Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Matthew Meeker to its team of physicians. More Info

Breast Cancer Predictive Risk Test Available Locally

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51 weeks 5 days ago

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»

Christ's Team in a Changing Tanzania

August 31, 2013

by Robert C. Frank more»

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Psychiatrist

August 28, 2013

Susquehanna Health Behavioral Health is pleased to announce the addition of Jeremy Bennett, MD to their team. More Info

River Health ACO Applies to Participate as Medicare Accountable Care Organization

August 28, 2013

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»

Evangelical Golf Classic Raises Funds For Lifesaving Services

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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»

Evangelical Schedules September Support Groups

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1 year 3 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of September. Our feature support group of the month: more»

Susquehanna Health Hosts Multigenerational Moms Group at Baby Café

August 27, 2013

Susquehanna Health (SH) celebrated World Breastfeeding Week in August with a very special gathering of multigenerational moms. more»

River Health ACO Applies to Participate as Medicare Accountable Care Organization

August 27, 2013

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»

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Evangelical Reaches Milestone

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1 year 4 days ago

August marks a milestone for Evangelical Community Hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program – 10 years of helping individuals breathe easier. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds September Classes

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1 year 4 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of September. They are as follows:
Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for September 2013

August 26, 2013

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

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

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1 year 1 week ago

Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings through the month of September. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Granted Funds for Two Major Program Areas

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1 year 1 week ago

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»

Back to School Screening Day Held at Mall

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1 year 1 week ago

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»

Christmas postcards available as orphan project fundraiser

1 year 1 week ago

Christmas postcards are now available as a fundraiser for Father’s Hope, a Central Pennsylvania based international orphan outreach project. more»

Take Strides Against Heart Disease at Heart Walk

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1 year 1 week ago

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»

Susquehanna Valley Heart Walk

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1 year 1 week ago

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 – susan.wise@heart.org, 614-396-3507 more»

Play Ball!

August 19, 2013
 The Story of Little League Baseball

Play Ball: The Story of Little League Baseball

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Evangelical Welcomes New Pediatrician

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1 year 2 weeks ago

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»

Lite-Gait Gets People Back on Their Feet

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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»

Susquehanna Health Features Little League Mascot at Grand Slam Parade

August 13, 2013

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»

Susquehanna Health Expands Neurology Team

August 12, 2013

Susquehanna Health Neurology is pleased to announce the addition of Donald Dworek, DO to their team.
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12th Annual Run/Walk for Your Heart to be Held September 2

August 12, 2013

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

Photos: 9 Obnoxiously Cliché Travel Souvenirs

August 12, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

So, friends—which of these have you brought home […] more»

Susquehanna Health Expands Neurology Team

August 11, 2013

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»

Armenia Books and Destination Guides

August 11, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Below you’ll find recommended books and destination gui […] more»

Argentina Books and Destination Guides

August 11, 2013

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Antigua and Barbuda Books and Destination Guides

August 11, 2013

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