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  1. Line Mountain athletic trainer gets cutRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | The News Item

    ... district will continue to retain an athletic director through a third party, which will likely be Geisinger Health System. "It will cut our costs in half," he said. He attributed the savings to liability insurance and benefits like health insurance ...

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  2. More new fathers are taking advantage of paternity leave at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    When his first son, Nicholas Joseph, was born in March, Duryea resident Joe Riviello decided to take advantage of a benefit that Geisinger Health System and many employers offer: 12 weeks of paternity leave. "I utilized it for every minute that I possibly could," said Riviello, 45, who works as a perfusionist operating a heart-lung machine during cardiac surgeries at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton.

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  3. Phosphorus sky high and hidden in many U.S. beveragesRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Medical News Today

    ... is in our beverage products," said Alex Chang, MD, a Clinical Investigator in Nephrology at Geisinger Health System. "Cola products are well-known to contain phosphoric acid, but our analysis found there to be a lot more products out there that have ...

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  4. GOS Journal publishes 2nd edition Blue BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... in this important arena," said Michael Suk, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Geisinger Health System and President of the IGFS. Stephen L. Kates, M.D., Hansj?rg Wyss Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of ...

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  5. PTC Therapeutics Appoints To Board Of DirectorsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | BioSpace

    Dr. Steele served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health from "We are excited to welcome Glenn to our Board of Directors. His broad experience in transforming the Geisinger Health System and implementing innovative patient care models brings us a unique patient and payer perspective that will be extremely relevant as we move towards expanding into the US," said , Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc. "Glenn is an out of the box thinker with experience leading and growing a complex organization and will be an invaluable advisor as we expand our business, advance our product pipeline and build a cutting edge global biotechnology company."

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  6. Noteworthy: Monday, June 15, 2015Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | The News Item

    ... families and medical specialists who have participated in organ donation or organ transplant at Geisinger Health System during the program's 34-year history are invited to the annual Geisinger Transplant Program Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, ...

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  7. Power To Save: Solar Energy System at HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Installing solar panels on your roof can save money on electric bills but for Geisinger Health system, it was also about being environmentally friendly, and having the Power To Save. Looking at the roof of Janet Weis Children's Hospital from ground level, you don't notice anything different.

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  8. Dunkin Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania raises nearly $23,000 for Children's Miracle NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System. The nearly $23,000-donation aligns with the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation's mission to serve the ...

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  9. Infected ticks have been found in all 67 Pa. countiesRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... pass the Lyme bacteria into your bloodstream," said Dr. Cybele Pacheco, a family practitioner with Geisinger Health System. Common Lyme disease symptoms include a fever, headache and fatigue, which may clear without any treatment. Some people get a ...

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  10. Details emerge in probe of fatal I-380 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... made a call Wednesday for more donations of blood. The center is the only supplier of blood for the Geisinger Health System. To donate, visit to find a blood drive. All blood types are needed and blood ...

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  11. What Patients Gain By Reading Their Doctor's NotesRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... years ago when researchers from Harvard Medical School joined forces with the Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle to launch a high-profile pilot program called Open Notes. The initiative focused on ...

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  12. Doctors' note-sharing helps patients fight health issuesRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | USA Today

    ... years ago when researchers from Harvard Medical School joined forces with the Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle to launch a high-profile pilot program called Open Notes. The initiative focused on ...

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  13. Do you want your health insurance company running your hospital, or vice versa? PollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Geisinger Health System is among the midstate hospitals trying to address factors which lead to "super-utilization" of hospital care. Mark Pynes In western Pennsylvania, a hospital that operates a health insurer and a health insurer that operates hospitals are fighting to prove their model is best.

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  14. Which Hospital-Insurer Hybrid Sounds Best?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Insurance News Net

    ... interested. And it's a concept that will have an impact in the Harrisburg region, given that Geisinger Health System, now partnered with Holy Spirit, has a health insurance arms it hopes to grow in the midstate. Meanwhile, Highmark, which insures ...

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  15. Dr. Steven Strongwater named new CEO of AtriusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    Dr. Steven Strongwater will take the top job at Atrius this summer. He comes to the Newton-based physician network from Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, where he has been chief transformation officer.

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  16. Health care poll: which hospital-insurer hybrid sounds best?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Geisinger Health System, with a new presence in the Harrisburg region, is among a small group of health systems which also operate as a health insurer. Mark Pynes In western Pennsylvania, a hospital that operates a health insurer and a health insurer that operates hospitals are fighting to prove their model is best.

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  17. Hospital report: Geisinger operating margins up, Commonwealth Health's mostly down in NEPARead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... with a 7.2 percent margin in 2014. Ed Chabalowski, chief financial officer for the nonprofit Geisinger Health System, credited the positive numbers to the organization's investments in "people, process and technology." The for-profit hospitals of ...

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  18. Family awarded $6.25M in 2-year-old's deathRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... closing arguments on Tuesday, the defense maintained doctors at Harrisburg Hospital and in the Geisinger Health System acted appropriately with the information they had, maintaining it is a "one in a million case" most pediatricians will never see. ...

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  19. Parents win $6.2M verdict in malpractice suitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Times Leader

    A $6.2 million verdict was rendered on Wednesday in a medical malpractice case against defendants including Pinnacle Health Hospitals, Pinnacle Health Pediatric Surgery Associates, Pinnacle Health System and Geisinger Health System. Judge Lisa Gelb presided over a jury trial that lasted about four weeks and included the presentation of expert medical witnesses who testified the 2009 death of 2-year-old Lauren Readler could have been prevented.

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  20. Hospitals Want Monitoring Devices and EHRs to CommunicateRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | American Society for Quality

    ... the more sophisticated healthcare systems in the country are facing device-EHR integration problems. Geisinger Health System in Danville, PA, for instance, has integrated its dialysis and anesthesia units and plans to integrate data from its ...

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