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Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Susquehanna Health’s Cancer Centers

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1st Place Net Score (left to right): Rick Quigley, Zach Prowant, Brent Fish (Chair of Tournament), Bill Manos and Dave Roche. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – Thirty-one teams raised more than $132,000 to enhance services at Susquehanna Health Cancer Centers at the 34thAnnual Susquehanna Health Invitational Golf Tournament held August 10 at the Williamsport Country Club. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for October 2015

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WILLIAMSPORT, PA — Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled in the month of October to provide health information and benefit the community. more»

Don’t Just Hide PCOS, Get Treated

4 weeks 3 days ago
Dr. Farag Salama Susquehanna Health OB/GYN

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common hormonal endocrine disorders in women and the most common cause of female infertility. Often causing acne, abnormal hair growth, and disrupting the menstrual cycle, the condition can begin as early as puberty. more»

Susquehanna Health Honors Nurses with DAISY Awards

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From left: DAISY Award recipients Emily Dudkin, RN; Robin Hammer, RN and Kasey Cihanowyz, LPN. Image provided.

September 3, 2015, WILLIAMSPORT - Three Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.  more»

Susquehanna Health President & CEO Named to National Hospital Board

5 weeks 3 days ago

September 1, 2015, WILLIAMSPORT – Steven P. Johnson, President & CEO of Susquehanna Health has been selected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the American Hospital Association (AHA) for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2016. more»

Susquehanna Health Heartworks Support Groups Start September 8

6 weeks 4 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT – 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»

Practicing Prevention Will Help Reduce High Incidence of Lyme Disease

7 weeks 37 min ago
Dr. Rutal Dalal, Medical Director of Infectious Disease at Susquehanna Health. Image provided.

The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is especially true when it comes to protecting one’s self and family from contracting Lyme disease. The Center for Disease Control recently reported that the incidence of Lyme disease is spreading from the northeastern United States through the upper Midwest. more»

Susquehanna Health Medical Team Provides Coverage During International Event

7 weeks 46 min ago
Members of Susquehanna Health’s medical team stand ready to provide healthcare to athletes, coaches, umpires and spectators during the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series. Pictured left to right: Dr. Edward Gusick, Dr. John Boll, Mike Ludwikowski, MS, ATC; Carmen Terry, MS, ATC and Dr. Gregory Frailey. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT — 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. Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Dr. more»

Susquehanna Health Employees Recognized for Excellence

7 weeks 1 day ago
The John C. Lundy Efficiency Awards winners from left to right: Grand Winner – Craig Konzen, Pharmacist (Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital); Alicia Hanes, Claims Support Supervisor (Business Offices); Amy Becher, Clinical Innovations Associate (Williamsport Regional Medical Center); Theresa Schultz, RN (Divine Providence Hospital); Cassi Densberger, Nurse Aide (Muncy Valley Hospital) and Tim Schoener, Susquehanna Health Chief Information Officer. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Health recently recognized employees for compassion, efficiency, innovation and financial stewardship during the sixth annual Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony. more»

Kid Chefs Participate in Healthy Eating Program at The LifeCenter

8 weeks 5 days ago
Children ages 4 to 12 prepared healthy snacks with Chef Tony Ecker from Brickyard Restaurant & Ale House and The Stonehouse Wood Fired Pizza & Pasteria at the Kids in the Kitchen healthy eating program recently held at The LifeCenter. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT —Because of Susquehanna Health and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (formerly Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania), local kid chefs had the opportunity to learn about and cook up some healthy treats at Kids in the Kitchen on July 29 at The LifeCenter, Williamsport YMCA. more»

Mothers Invited to Make-&-Take Nursing Necklaces at Baby Cafés

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WILLIAMSPORT – In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, Susquehanna Health is hosting special Baby Café sessions in August during which mothers can make-&-take handmade nursing necklaces.  more»

The Basics of Concussions

9 weeks 5 days ago
Dr. Yevgeny Zadov Susquehanna Health Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The brain is protected from most ordinary knocks and tumbles by a thick, hard skull and a cushioning fluid lining. But sometimes bumps, blows or jolts to the head or impact to the body that makes the head and brain bounce back and forth can result in a concussion. This is also known as mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for August 2015

9 weeks 6 days ago

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

Women Tee Off to Raise Funds for Breast Health Center

10 weeks 1 day ago
Pictured from left to right: Gross Winners – Beth Emert and Sue Weller; Dr. Susan Branton, Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center Medical Director; Net Winners – Bonnie Bennett and Barb Buehler. Image provided.

WILLIAMSPORT – Ninety-six women teed off June 1 at the Williamsport Country Club for the 14th Annual Susquehanna Health Women’s Golf Tournament to raise more than $45,000 to support services at Susquehanna Health’s Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center.  more»

Susquehanna Health Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation

10 weeks 5 days ago

MUNCY – Susquehanna Health’s Muncy Valley Hospital (MVH) recently received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP)’s Accreditation Program. The accreditation is based on results from recent on-site inspections conducted by CAP. 

Susquehanna Health laboratory director Ruth Taddeo was praised by CAP for the excellence of the services being provided.  more»

Susquehanna Health Selected to Join Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

11 weeks 3 days ago

July 21, 2015, WILLIAMSPORT – Mothers at Susquehanna Health’s The Birthplace will now benefit from one of the country’s first hospital programs dedicated to mother/baby bonding. more»

Susquehanna Health OB/GYN Welcomes New Nurse Midwife

11 weeks 4 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT – Arlie Swailes, certified nurse midwife (CNM), has joined Susquehanna Health OB/GYN located in the new Health Innovation Center, 740 High Street, Suite 1004, Williamsport. She comes to Susquehanna Health with over 12 years of midwifery experience. more»

Susquehanna Health Cancer Center Receives Highest Level of Accreditation in Region

11 weeks 6 days ago
Susquehanna Health representatives Dr. Susan Branton, Breast Health Surgeon; Michelle Gaida, Executive Director of Cancer Services; Gladys Lowe, Tumor Registrar; and Dr. Warren Robinson, Medical Director of Medical Oncology, are appreciative to everyone who made achieving such a distinguished level of accreditation possible.

WILLIAMSPORT – Caring for mind, body and being, Susquehanna Health Cancer Centers embrace a “whole person” approach to treatment. more»

Kids in the Kitchen - Free Health Event

12 weeks 4 days ago

Eating right starts early. more»

Computer Assisted Total Knee Replacement Improves Patient Outcomes

13 weeks 6 days ago
Dr. John Bailey is a Susquehanna Health orthopedic surgeon with experience in the accuracy and reliability of the newer computer navigation technique for total knee replacement.

When replacing the tires on a vehicle, ensuring a proper alignment improves the performance of the tires as well as the vehicle. The concept is similar with a total joint replacement: when the knee is properly aligned, the replacement lasts longer and the patient’s outcome is better. more»

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