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  1. Orthopedic surgeon offers safety tips for huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Times Leader

    ... lands this winter. With that in mind Dr. David Andreychik, an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with the Geisinger Health System, recently offered some health and safety tips for hunters. His first recommendation, influenced by spine injuries he has ...

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  2. For ACOs Large and Small, Sharing Ideas With an Open MindRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... Accounts Clinical Sales and Strategy, Aetna; Thomas Graf, MD, and Eric Newman, MD, both with Geisinger Health System; John Jesser, MBA, of LiveHealth Online at WellPoint; and Krista Drobac, who within a month of the meeting would form Sirona ...

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  3. One Wilkes-Barre Couple, Three Lives SavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... a group called the Alliance for Paired Exchange. Dr. Varma is Director of Transplant Surgery at Geisinger Health System. He explained that the program, based in Toledo, Ohio, uses a huge database and a sophisticated program to come up with live ...

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  4. Geisinger on Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 listRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The News Item

    Geisinger Health System has been ranked 18th in the Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 for 2014 by Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Geisinger has now made Gartner's Top 25 list for five consecutive years.

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  5. Back in Business After Double Knee ReplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... they were bone-on-bone. That's when Perozzi met Dr. Elie Ghanem, a joint replacement surgeon for Geisinger Health System. Dr. Ghanem showed us examples of the joints he used for Perozzi's knee replacement surgeries: the left knee in February of this ...

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  6. Thompson sues teen who hit motorcycleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The News Item

    ... breaks and joint damage, organ damage and internal bleeding. He was hospitalized about 10 weeks in Geisinger Health System facilities, and endured multiple surgeries and physical therapy. The lawsuit says Jessica Schleig failed to drive in a ...

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  7. BriefcaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Altoona Mirror

    Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets are helping local sick and injured kids through their annual Holiday Candle icon campaign, taking place now through Saturday. The funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.

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  8. Candle Campaign to Help CMNRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | GantDaily.com

    Shoppers from across the region can help make the holidays a little brighter this holiday season for sick and injured kids. Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger has announced that Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets are helping local sick and injured kids through their annual Holiday Candle icon campaign, taking place now through Dec. 6. The funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.

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  9. Tri-state kidney swap saves 3 lives, including W-B manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... are not enough donors," said Dr. Chintalapati Varma, the director of transplantation surgery for Geisinger Health System who performed the procedures on the Vanwhys. Statistics show about 6,000 transplants are made possible across the country each ...

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  10. Cory Thompson thanks all who helpedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | The News Item

    ... Quinny's Pub, Bimbo Bakeries, Brian Burke, Terry O'Shea and his staff. The medical staff at Geisinger Health System, and all of my friends and family. Especially my two sisters, Kiera Zarick and Ciana Rollman, and K.C. Blank. We welcome user ...

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  11. Parents of dead child suing area hospitals, doctorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Times-Tribune

    ... policy not to discuss pending litigation. David Jolley, vice president of public affairs of the Geisinger Health System, said: "We have not yet seen the filing, and will be investigating this case. We offer our condolences to Mr. Arce and Ms. Ramos ...

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  12. DirectTrust Delivers Interoperable Messaging To HealthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | InformationWeek

    ... number, you can't send" referrals, said Dr. Charles Sawyer, chief health information officer for Geisinger Health System , an integrated health services organization that serves more than 2.6 million residents in 44 counties in central and ...

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  13. Cepheid Receives Fda Clearance for Xpert Flu/RSV XCRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Sys-Con Media

    ... of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants and children under one year of age.3 , investigators at Geisinger Health System, were involved in investigational testing of Xpert Flu/RSV XC during Cepheid's product development phase. Their Microbiology ...

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  14. Most gout hospitalizations are preventable with better clinical careRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... or more often, the kidneys cannot sufficiently remove uric acid from the body. Researchers at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Penn., analyzed retrospective data on 56 patients admitted to their hospital with a primary diagnosis of gout from ...

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  15. New model for treating rheumatoid arthritis patients improves quality of care, reduces costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... Americans have RA, and the disease typically affects women twice as often as men. Rheumatologists at Geisinger Health System in Central Pennsylvania have developed a new model of rheumatoid arthritis patient care that is designed to improve quality ...

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  16. Therapy Dog Helps Child Advocacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Studies done by Geisinger Health System show that children in stressful situations can find comfort by interacting with friendly pets. Geisinger's Child Advocacy Center deals with young victims of abuse.

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  17. Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | InformationWeek

    ... designed not to play well with others, said Dr. Charles Sawyer, chief health information officer for Geisinger Health System , which uses Epic. But that oversimplifies an extremely complex issue, he said. "It's very easy to point fingers at folks. ...

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  18. Great American Smokeout: Quitting could fund trip to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The News Item

    During today's Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society is hoping for people to become quitters - smoking quitters, that is. Dr. Peter Berger, chairman of cardiology at Geisinger Health System and co-director of the Geisinger Heart and Vascular Institute, strongly encouraged smokers to put out their cigarettes for good, even if they do not do so during the Great American Smokeout.

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  19. Most Gout Hospitalizations Are Preventable with Better Clinical CareRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Newswise

    ... or more often, the kidneys cannot sufficiently remove uric acid from the body. Researchers at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Penn., analyzed retrospective data on 56 patients admitted to their hospital with a primary diagnosis of gout from ...

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  20. New Model for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Improves Quality of Care and Reduces CostsRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Newswise

    Rheumatologists at Geisinger Health System in Central Pennsylvania have developed a new model of rheumatoid arthritis patient care that is designed to improve quality while reducing costs, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Boston. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes pain, stiffness, swelling and limitation in the motion and function of multiple joints.

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