Evangelical Community Hospital is kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Cookin’ Men, an event where local celebrity men come together to turn up the heat on breast cancer awareness by creating culinary delights for people to enjoy while raising funds to support The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»
John F. Turner, MD, FACS, board certified and dedicated breast surgeon serves as Medical Director of Evangelical Community Hospital’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. Dr. Turner will deliver a discussion on early detection of breast cancer on Thursday, October 17, 2013.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. About 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. At this time there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, many of those due in large part to early detection. more»
Evangelical Medical Services Organization (EMSO), Evangelical Community Hospital’s network of primary care and specialty practices, is pleased to announce the arrival of Susan Skotleski Krum, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»
After reaching the $100 million milestone of funds raised last year, Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) volunteers will kick off the 2014 fundraising season with its first canister solicitation (canning) weekend starting September 27, 2013.
More than 10,000 students will spend this weekend collecting funds during daylight hours at more»
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»
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»
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»
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»
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 recently received national certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for pulmonary rehabilitation. More Info
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»
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»
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org, 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»