Geisinger

Infant in hospital after dog attack | News, Sports, Jobs - Williamsport Sun-Gazette | 10/14/2020

A 5-month-old Williamsport area infant is recovering at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with serious injuries she suffered when she was bit Monday night by a dog inside a home on Grant Street, city Police Chief Damon Hagan said. The infant “was bitten in the head” by the animal, a pit bull-type dog, at 457 Grant St., Hagan said. The infant had been brought to the house by …

On the Heels of Hunger Action Month, Fresh Thyme Market, with Help from Fresh Thyme Customers, Donates Over One Million Dollars to Local Food Banks | PR Newswire | 10/14/2020

… health system and build at least one new hospital and several community health centers. The hospitals called off the deal in late May after government funding for the $1.1 billion plan fell through.

  1. Geisinger , AtlantiCare sever merger Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Atlantic City, N.J.-based AtlantiCare severed their merger in March, about five years after the two systems combined. The separation of the two organizations is expected to …
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Hurst, Frederick “Red” | 10/14/2020

Email Frederick “Red” Hurst, 85, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after a brief illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Louise (Ratchford) Hurst. The couple would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19. Born on April 17, 1935, and son of the late William H. and Mabel (Davidson) Hurst, Red was a graduate of Scranton Technical High …

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System | Benzinga | 10/13/2020

… that enhance quality, equity and resilience, while reducing the total cost of healthcare. Executives leading this initiative include leaders from: Ballad Health BlueCross and BlueShield plans Cigna CVS Health Duke Margolis Center Families USA Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University …

Raffensperger, Luka A. | 10/13/2020

Luka A. Raffensperger, aged six days, passed into the arms of Jesus, Wednesday evening, Oct. 7, 2020, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Surviving are his father, Nicholas Raffensperger; mother, Katelyn Gierszal; paternal grandparents, Nicole Raffensperger and Jason Early, Kingston; and Joe and Charlsey Raffensperger, Larksville; maternal grandparents, Kevin Gierszal, Wyoming; and Wendy Gierszal, Luzerne; great-grandmothers, Trudy Taylor, Luzerne; and Jane Gierszal, Firestone, Colo.; and many uncles, aunts and extended …

Skook News Obituaries: October 12th, 2020 | 10/13/2020

… MA 01938 ( www.kdfoundation.org ) or to the Joe & Caroline’s Fund, Hillside SPCA, P. O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901 ( www.hillsidespca.com ). Arrangements are incomplete. Pamela A. Clark , 60, Frackville passed away on Friday October 9th at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Cheverly, MD, she was a daughter of the late Curtis and Patricia Brotherton Dodson. Pam was a Nascar fan and enjoyed cheering for Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. In addition …

Health professionals see rise in mammograms after drop due to pandemic | 10/13/2020

Valley hospitals are seeing an increase in mammograms this fall as women return to clinics for vital screenings many delayed during the COVID-19 outbreak. Officials at both Evangelical Community Hospital and Geisinger said the number of mammograms dropped significantly in the spring, a trend that was seen nationally. In an interview earlier this month, Dr. Ned Sharpless, director of the National Cancer Institute, said some clinics in the U.S …

Barber, David C. | 10/12/2020

David C. Barber, 62, of Duryea, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. His wife, June Ann Thorne Barber, preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2017. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., son of Gladys Bonham Barber, of Windsor, N.Y., and the late Lee Barber, he was a graduate of Windsor Central High School. Dave was employed as an HVAC technician for Hannaberry before retirement …

Looking ahead in otolaryngology: 6 practitioners on the years ahead | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/12/2020

… did learn a lot about what can and can’t be done successfully in that setting, which will allow us to tailor visit types more effectively going forward. Kenneth Altman, MD, chair of otolaryngology at Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.): It’s beautiful to be part of a healthcare system that appreciates these challenges and is already working to align health and well-being with our communities. We’ve defined best practice with …

Bison Women’s Water Polo Through the Decades, Presented by Geisinger | 10/12/2020

Bison Women’s Water Polo Through the Decades, Presented by Geisinger Story Links LEWISBURG, Pa. – In 1998, Lynn Kachmarik had already carved out quite a successful coaching career at Bucknell. Then known as Lynn Comer, she arrived at Bucknell in 1982 as the head women’s swimming and diving coach, and she became the longest-tenured and winningest head coach in the history of that program. In 1987, Kachmarik became the first …

Google Alert - happy | 10/10/2020

… signing a three-year, $14.8 million extension this week with the … Flag as irrelevant Happy Upper Extremity Patients? Must be the Telemedicine OrthoSpineNews by Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed. When a team of researchers from Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania pondered the issue of … Flag as irrelevant Former Cav Delonte West looking happy , healthy after Mark Cuban checks him into Florida rehab … News 5 Cleveland Former Cav Delonte West looking …

Davenport, David Adrian | 10/10/2020

David Adrian Davenport, Nicholson, died Tuesday evening at the Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was the widower of Betsy Greene Davenport, who died in 2011. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Harold and Nancy Davies Davenport. Before his retirement, David spent nearly five decades driving semi-tractor-trailer trucks across the lower 48 and all the way up to Alaska, transporting everything from Florida oranges …

Gaul Jr., Francis J. | 10/10/2020

Francis J. Gaul Jr., West Scranton, passed away Friday at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife of 56 years is the former Patricia Schirra. Born 1940 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Francis and Marie Longworth Gaul and was a graduate of West Scranton High School. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the Clarks Summit State Hospital for 35 years …

Geisinger hosting Saturday pediatric flu shot clinics | 10/9/2020

DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger is making it easier to get everyone in your family vaccinated against the flu this year by offering convenient weekend flu shot clinics for children. Geisinger is hosting Saturday flu shot clinics by appointment at select pediatric clinics. The Saturday clinics allow children age 6 months and older to get a flu vaccine, along with any accompanying caregivers or family members at the same time. It’s recommended …

What keeps otolaryngologists up at night: 6 perspectives | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/9/2020

… cost-benefit analysis. I also don’t want to see a system in which physicians end up allowing the government to dictate to them how to perform care. Kenneth Altman, MD, chair of otolaryngology at Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.): The need to improve access for care, delivery of best practice and creating a seamless patient journey. Outside of the largest cities, there’s a paucity of specialists, and patients often have …

Mercier, Dorothy L. | 10/9/2020

Dorothy L. Mercier of Moosic, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at the Geisinger Community Medical Center. Her husband of 35 years, Ian Mercier, died in 2008. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of surviving mother, Anna M. Size Edwards, and the late Dalton L. Edwards. Educated in Scranton schools, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Russian language from the University of Syracuse and then a …

Schumacher, John A. “Jack” | 10/9/2020

Email John “Jack” A. Schumacher, 80, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at the Residential Hospice Unit at Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre. He was the husband of Denise Daly Schumacher. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., he was the son of the late Arnold and Harriet Schumacher (Goodey). He was a graduate of Totowa Borough High School and attended Wagner College, New York, N.Y. He proudly served in the United States …

Healthcare dining trending: Geisinger’s restyled food service; pop-ups; and fresh produce | 10/9/2020

… of patients and updated health and safety systems in place by the CDC. In spite of the wild changes, some things didn’t change. While many healthcare facilities have shifted to disposables during the pandemic, Geisinger still serves meals on china plates with metal flatware. Patient meals are delivered to individual rooms; COVID patients’ meals are delivered by nurses. Read more about how this hospital system coped with the pandemic. In …

TigerConnect Closes $45M Series D To Meet Soaring Demand | PR Newswire | 10/8/2020

SANTA MONICA, Calif. TigerConnect , healthcare’s most widely adopted care team collaboration solution, today closed a $45M Series D investment to fuel continued investment into its telehealth and workflow collaboration platform to meet surging demand. The round was led by healthcare-focused investor HealthQuest Capital, with additional investment coming from New Leaf Ventures, Montreux Growth Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Invus and Industry Ventures. TigerConnect’s revenue has grown over 30% since the …

5 can’t-miss panels at HLTH 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 10/8/2020

… to close their doors. This Tuesday panel with Amir Dan Rubin, CEO of primary care office chain One Medical, Fay Rotenberg, CEO of virtual primary care startup Firefly Health, and Jaewon Ryu, CEO of Geisinger , will discuss models that could help the primary care industry, which saw flagging utilization even before the pandemic. Leaders from Google & Amwell Explore How Telehealth Has Changed and What’s Next Wednesday at 2:33 p.m. Boston …

Patient Safety Authority Launches Statewide Campaign “Knock out the Flu, PA” | PR Newswire | 10/8/2020

… For those who don’t have insurance, several county and city health departments and health systems are offering or are planning free clinics. Among them: Allegheny County Allentown Health Bureau Bethlehem Health Bureau Central PA – Geisinger Health System Lehigh Valley Health Network Montgomery County Philadelphia Wilkes-Barre Health Department Established under the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act of 2002, the PSA, an independent state agency, collects and …

Healthwatch 16: Congenital heart disease in adults | MSN | 10/8/2020

… Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Congenital heart disease used to be something that typically only affected kids. Not so anymore, according to Dr. Gerhard Ziemer. Director of pediatric cardiac surgery and adult congenital heart surgery for Geisinger . “There are more adults in the U.S. with congenital heart disease than children. this is the result in the advance of medical and surgical treatment,” Dr. Ziemer said. Because people are living longer, Geisinger Health …

Battista, John | 10/8/2020

John Battista, 66, of Plymouth, passed away Oct. 5, 2020, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Born in Pittston, he was son of the late John Battista and Nan Battista Ruth. John was a graduate of Matawan High School, New Jersey. John worked in the restaurant business for 40 plus years as a pizza chef. Affectionately known as Pizza Jesus by most who worked with him, given his talents, longevity …

Martinez Jr., Jay | 10/8/2020

Jay Martinez Jr., 51, fell asleep in the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Geisinger Hospice South Wilkes-Barre, following a lengthy illness. Jay was born Jan. 20, 1969, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Rosa Martinez and the late Julio Martinez Sr., Connecticut. Jay graduated from Walton High School, Bronx, N.Y., and also attended Hartman Computer School, New York. He moved to Pennsylvania …

Tetlack, Charles “Chuck” | 10/8/2020

Charles Tetlack, 68, of Dupont, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. Born in Pittston on Feb. 5, 1952, he was the son of the late Frank and Helen Hudzinski Tetlack. Chuck was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1970. He received his certificate of electronics from Johnson College before landing his dream job as a park ranger with the Pennsylvania …

Genomics

Geisinger scientists lead multinational study of COVID-19 and stroke | PR Newswire | 9/11/2020

DANVILLE, Pa. , Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Geisinger scientists led a team of experts from around the world to study the correlation between COVID-19 infection and stroke risk. The multinational COVID-19 Stroke Study Group … Ph.D., a scientist in the department of molecular and functional genomics at Geisinger. “We are well equipped to break new ground in identifying potential venues to improve care for stroke patients, even as they are …

COVID-19

Geisinger scientists lead multinational study of COVID-19 and stroke | PR Newswire | 9/11/2020

Geisinger scientists lead multinational study of COVID-19 and stroke Data shows low correlation between COVID infection and stroke News provided by Sep 11, 2020, 14:35 ET Share this article DANVILLE, Pa. , Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Geisinger scientists led a team of experts from around the world to study the correlation between COVID-19 infection and stroke risk. The multinational COVID-19 Stroke Study Group included scientists and clinicians from …

Patient Management

Geisinger scientists lead multinational study of COVID-19 and stroke | PR Newswire | 9/11/2020

Geisinger scientists lead multinational study of COVID-19 and stroke Data shows low correlation between COVID infection and stroke News provided by Sep 11, 2020, 14:35 ET Share this article DANVILLE, Pa. , Sept. 11, 2020 … with COVID-19 infection is the first step towards better patient management and risk mitigation.” The study results were published this month in EbioMedicine , a publication of The Lancet . Using data collected through this coordinated …

CDC

COVID + Influenza: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot, Experts Advise | Kaiser Health News | 8/28/2020

… some pharmacies and clinics have their supplies now. But, because the effectiveness of the vaccine can wane over time, the CDC recommends against a shot in August . Many pharmacies and clinics will start immunizations in … at some locations. (KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.) Geisinger Health, a regional health provider in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, said it, too, would have outdoor flu vaccination programs at its facilities. Additionally, “Geisinger …

American Heart Association

Dr. Gina Petrone Mumolie, Sr. VP at Capital Health, Joins the American Heart Association Board | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration at Capital Health, has joined the board of directors for American Heart Association serving south and central counties in NJ. Gina Mumolie Mumolie, of Manalapan … equity and inclusion officer (CDEIO) at AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, as president. Gina Petrone Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration at Capital Health, will serve as leadership development chair. Also …

Telehealth

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

Teladoc Health announced on Aug. 20 that seven U.S. health systems received Telehealth Innovation Awards during its virtual 2020 Telehealth Innovation Forum in July. The Telehealth Innovation Awards recognize healthcare providers that used an innovative … for its innovation and leadership in virtual care delivery. 3. Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for redefining boundaries to expand care access. 4. Cape Regional Health System …

Care Access

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

… healthcare access during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to aTeledoc news release. Here are the winners: 1. HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.) won the Top National Telehealth Network Award for leading virtual care transformation. 2. Jefferson Health (Philadelphia) was recognized as the No. 1 Integrated Telehealth Program for its innovation and leadership in virtual care delivery. 3. Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for …

FHIR

Interoperability for improved care coordination amid COVID 19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

… physicians and health systems by connecting siloed information across the care continuum. According to Grahame Grieve, the founder of HL7 FHIR, interoperability is all about people and connecting their health stories across different specialties, visits … chair of neurosurgery and associate chief medical informatics officer of Geisinger, there are troves of important data like positive COVID results, signs and symptoms, sitting in siloed EHRs across different hospital systems in care settings …

Biotech

The 18 power players shaping Google’s burgeoning healthcare business | Business Insider | 8/17/2020

… 20% discount code for an annual subscription . Don’t forget we also offer a one-month trial for only $1. Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider After a past effort flopped, Google is going deeper … considerably lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) Associated Press Top biotech VCs reveal how they plan to take advantage of a record IPO market, as biotechs go public earlier than ever Business Insider spoke with …

Electronic Health Records

POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 18 executives and scientists at Google Health who are shaping the future of the tech giant’s healthcare business | Business Insider | 8/16/2020

Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Google is going deeper into the healthcare industry after a past effort … Dean has worked on research in using deep learning for electronic health records, and overseen the rollout of projects including a joint venture with Verily to use AI to screen for diabetic eye disease. Feinberg …

Electronic Medical Record

Reaching 80% — How Geisinger is working to improve colorectal cancer screening | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

… sponsored by Exact Sciences. The speaker was: Nicole Trieste, RN, MBA, Director of Ambulatory Care Gaps and Best Practices at Geisinger Health Systems in Danville, PA Here are four key takeaways from the webinar: 1 … screenings with patients. The first method is based in the electronic medical record (EHR), and employs best practices. When a nurse begins a prescreening, the hospital’s anticipatory management program alerts clinicians to care pathways. During …

AWS Healthcare

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

AWS cloud for services such as telehealth and chatbots. Head of healthcare sales at Google Cloud Chris Sakalosky told BI that Google has received several inquiries from health systems for telehealth and general analytics help. Here are three quotes from healthcare executives about big tech partnerships: 1. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect with patients virtually. “All of …

Medicaid

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: CMS to allow temporary premium reductions in individual market | FierceHealthcare | 8/4/2020

… payers to offer reductions for one or more months to ease financial sting of the pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday. Product Spotlight Top-Rated Mobile App for Health Insurance Members Zipari’s … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Medicare

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: CMS to allow temporary premium reductions in individual market | FierceHealthcare | 8/4/2020

… allow payers to offer reductions for one or more months to ease financial sting of the pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday. Product Spotlight Top-Rated Mobile App for Health Insurance Members … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Food and Drug Administration

Thrive raises $257M Series B round for registration study of blood test for early cancer detection - MedCity News | 7/29/2020

Geisinger Health and Johns Hopkins University for which the company presented data at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in April, which more than doubled the number of cancers picked up through standard screening methods. The study would also include more centers and enroll both men and women in order to be more representative of the U.S. population at large. “We’ve had really fantastic engagement with the [Food …

American Association for Cancer Research

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

American Association for Cancer Research showing its diagnostic could change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number of cases detected compared to traditional diagnostics. CancerSEEK was able to identify tumors located in 10 different organs, with 65% discovered before the disease spread to …

Critical Care

Lifespan names new chief clinical officer | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/28/2020

Critical Care Network. Dr. Wood also served as CMO of Geisinger Medical Center Danville, Pa., and was director of the Center for Re-Engineering Healthcare for Danville-based Geisinger Health System. He succeeds John Murphy, MD, who is serving as president of Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s Hospital …

Health Tech

New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning | mHealth Intelligence | 7/27/2020

Apps & Software News New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning The CTA’s new Public Health Tech Initiative will study how consumer-facing mHealth and telehealth platforms can be used to shape the … The initiative’s steering committee features executives from five health systems – Geisinger, Providence Health, St. Louis-based SSM Health, New York’s Northwell Health and Colorado’s UCHealth – as well as representatives from Doctor On Demand, ResMed, Philips …

Remote Monitoring

Hackensack Meridian Health, Maimonides Medical Center piloting sensor-embedded clothing for COVID patients | FierceHealthcare | 7/24/2020

… diastolic blood pressure, blood flow hemodynamics, respiration, lung volume and fluid, and temperature trends. RELATED: Providence St. Joseph using Twistle remote monitoring technology for 700 COVID patients The technology captures these signals without the need … 19 patients or to use sensors to diagnosis the virus. Geisinger Health System and Providence St. Joseph Health stood up remote monitoring programs for COVID patients. Stanford Medicine is exploring the use of wearable data …

Patient Monitoring

Hackensack Meridian Health, Maimonides Medical Center piloting sensor-embedded clothing for COVID patients | FierceHealthcare | 7/24/2020

… are researching the use of wearable technology to monitor COVID-19 patients or to use sensors to diagnosis the virus. Geisinger Health System and Providence St. Joseph Health stood up remote monitoring programs for COVID … Maimonides Medical Center, in a statement. “The continuity of in-patient monitoring, patient-to-home monitoring, and at-home monitoring across 8-10 biomarkers with a very easy-to-use product is what makes Nanowear’s solution …

Community Health

DNA changes that cause neuropsychiatric disorders should be included in genomic screening programs, researchers say | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

DANVILLE, Pa. , July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Geisinger researchers have concluded there is sufficient evidence to consider including DNA changes that cause neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in genomic screening programs. Geisinger is a leader in population-based genomic screening, and its MyCode Community Health Initiative is the only such research program that routinely returns clinically relevant results to patient-participants. The Geisinger team discovered that close to 1 percent of the …

American Medical Association

DNA changes that cause neuropsychiatric disorders should be included in genomic screening programs, researchers say | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

DANVILLE, Pa. , July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Geisinger researchers have concluded there is sufficient evidence to consider including DNA changes that cause neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in genomic screening programs. Geisinger is a leader in population … The team published their findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Psychiatry on July 22 . “Our results show that DNA changes that cause certain brain conditions are at least as common as those …

American Telemedicine Association

Bipartisan House bill would enshrine telehealth rule changes, enable wider use | Healthcare IT News | 7/17/2020

… continue to effectively deliver needed care virtually, ensuring patients can safely access care when and where they need it,” said American Telemedicine Association CEO Ann Mond Johnson, in a statement. “However, some of the flexibilities … during the pandemic and they want them to continue,” said Geisinger CIO John Kravitz , who is also chair of the CHIME Board of Trustees. “Extending telehealth flexibilities beyond the public health emergency will allow clinicians …

Home Health

UPMC Williamsport, Evangelical Community Hospital, and Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Williamsport, PA | PRWeb | 7/15/2020

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Williamsport, PA Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Williamsport, PA, to rank them based on value outcomes for Sepsis. “Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalization, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED …

ACO

UPMC Williamsport, Evangelical Community Hospital, and Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Williamsport, PA | PRWeb | 7/15/2020

UPMC Williamsport, Evangelical Community Hospital, and Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Williamsport, PA Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius … care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs such as Keystone ACO make appropriate referrals choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the …

CVS Health

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

CVS

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… to seek the care they need even as COVID-19 necessitates social distancing. The campaign is a local iteration of CVS Health’s national Time for Care effort, and both highlight the need for patients to … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Cerner

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations … Initiatives, D&R PharmaCare, Caretenders Health Corp. and Ernst & Young. Cerner William Mintz William Mintz was named chief strategy officer for EHR giant Cerner. Mintz most recently worked at Leidos Holdings Inc. and formerly worked …

Iora Health

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… Time Warner. Sonia Millsom was also hired at Maven as chief commercial officer. Millsom was previously chief growth officer at Iora Health and also formerly held sales and business development leadership roles at Best Doctors … of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations officer of Geisinger Health Plan . McCullough was previously vice president …

Best Doctors

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… Millsom was previously chief growth officer at Iora Health and also formerly held sales and business development leadership roles at Best Doctors, Health Dialog and UnitedHealthcare. Sonia Millsom Millsom is a member of Fierce Healthcare’s … of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations officer of Geisinger Health Plan . McCullough was previously vice president …

Health Dialog

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

Health Dialog and UnitedHealthcare. Sonia Millsom Millsom is a member of Fierce Healthcare’s Editorial Advisory Council. Officials at Maven, a virtual clinic for women’s and family health, said the new hires will help “fuel its momentum with employers and health plans and expand its footprint in new markets.” In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health …

Apple Health

Marketing role models: 4 health system marketing execs share the brands they admire | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/31/2020

Geisinger always come to mind. Outside of healthcare, I am impressed with getroman.com for their online experience and southwest.com for social media and service recovery. Sarah Garrity, chief marketing officer at Commonwealth Care Alliance (Boston): At Commonwealth Care Alliance, we look beyond the traditional healthcare landscape to consumer-centered market leaders raising the bar on customer engagement and experience, brands such as Amazon or Apple. The authentic voice of our …

GE Healthcare

World Markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Diagnostics, 2026F | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

… covers the analysis of key stakeholders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include General Electric (GE) Co. (GE Healthcare), Siemens AG (Siemens Healthineers), Aidoc Medical Ltd., AliveCor, Inc., Imagen Technologies, Inc., VUNO … algorithms built by Lunit.Jun-2020: Siemens signed an agreement with Geisinger, a healthcare provider. The agreement was focused on accessing diagnostic imaging equipment and artificial intelligence applications. The partnership is expected to advance and support …

Siemens

World Markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Diagnostics, 2026F | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

… analysis of key stakeholders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include General Electric (GE) Co. (GE Healthcare), Siemens AG (Siemens Healthineers), Aidoc Medical Ltd., AliveCor, Inc., Imagen Technologies, Inc., VUNO, Inc., IDx … algorithms built by Lunit.Jun-2020: Siemens signed an agreement with Geisinger, a healthcare provider. The agreement was focused on accessing diagnostic imaging equipment and artificial intelligence applications. The partnership is expected to advance and support …

Siemens Healthineers

World Markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Diagnostics, 2026F | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

… key stakeholders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include General Electric (GE) Co. (GE Healthcare), Siemens AG (Siemens Healthineers), Aidoc Medical Ltd., AliveCor, Inc., Imagen Technologies, Inc., VUNO, Inc., IDx Technologies, Inc … algorithms built by Lunit.Jun-2020: Siemens signed an agreement with Geisinger, a healthcare provider. The agreement was focused on accessing diagnostic imaging equipment and artificial intelligence applications. The partnership is expected to advance and support …

AliveCor

World Markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Diagnostics, 2026F | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

… Key companies profiled in the report include General Electric (GE) Co. (GE Healthcare), Siemens AG (Siemens Healthineers), Aidoc Medical Ltd., AliveCor, Inc., Imagen Technologies, Inc., VUNO, Inc., IDx Technologies, Inc., NovaSignal Corporation, Riverain Technologies, LLC … algorithms built by Lunit.Jun-2020: Siemens signed an agreement with Geisinger, a healthcare provider. The agreement was focused on accessing diagnostic imaging equipment and artificial intelligence applications. The partnership is expected to advance and support …

VisitPay

VisitPay Welcomes Seasoned Healthcare Executive Pat Saxman as Chief Growth Officer | Globe Newswire | 8/27/2020

… lead healthcare billing leader’s accelerated growth as providers seek digital solutions during economic downturn August 27, 2020 08:00 ET Source: VisitPay BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VisitPay , the leader in patient financial engagement … comes on the heels of VisitPay’s recent partnership announcement with Geisinger, a nationally known, physician-led, integrated delivery system servicing Pennsylvania and New Jersey. VisitPay’s other premier customers include health systems such as Intermountain Healthcare …

AppliedVR

Covid-19 Is Fueling A Digital Therapeutics Revolution, But The Road To Maturity Travels Through The Four Healthcare ‘Ps’ | Forbes | 8/26/2020

… associated with her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Pennington turned to a virtual reality headset and program supplied by Los Angeles-based AppliedVR . After just a few weeks of treatment, she came away impressed with the overall … those studies are currently being conducted through a partnership with Geisinger’s Steele Institute of Health Innovation project, which is evaluating VR in home and clinical settings. “We’ve been very innovative in our approach, looking at …

UnitedHealth

Inside the Race to Build a Better $500 Emergency Ventilator | Kaiser Health News | 8/24/2020

… diagnose /a a potentially deadly brain injury in premature infants — primarily with doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Geisinger Health system in rural Pennsylvania, so key clinical players came together swiftly. By March … order-for-South-Dakota-ready-for-more” South Dakota /a . UnitedHealth Group provided $3 million in funding to a href=”https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/posts/2020-04-23-deploy-ventilator-alternative-devices.html” manufacture another 3,000 /a units made …

Microsoft Health

What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Soda Every Day | MSN | 8/21/2020

… At Costo And Other Retailers Is Being Recalled Over Salmonella Fears Transfer VHS Tapes, Film, and Photos to Digital Ad Microsoft Motley Fool Issues Rare “All In” Buy Alert Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/13 SLIDES … is far from healthy,” says , a registered dietitian nutritionist at Geisinger Community Medical Center . “While having an occasional soda isn’t going to have lasting long-term effects, having one or more sugary drinks every day …

Teladoc

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

Teladoc Health announced on Aug. 20 that seven U.S. health systems received Telehealth Innovation Awards during its virtual 2020 Telehealth Innovation Forum in July. The Telehealth Innovation Awards recognize healthcare providers that used an innovative … for its innovation and leadership in virtual care delivery. 3. Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for redefining boundaries to expand care access. 4. Cape Regional Health System …

VMG Health

SCA, Geisinger each take over surgery center in simultaneous transaction | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/20/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health 214.369.4888 SCA, Geisinger each take over surgery center in simultaneous transaction Eric Oliver - Surgical Care Affiliates and Geisinger Health completed simultaneous recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center, respectively. What you should know: 1. Nashville, Tenn.-based Surgical Care Affiliates took a majority ownership stake in Camp Hill, Pa.-based Grandview Surgery Center, while Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger took a majority ownership stake …

Optum

BGL Announces the Simultaneous Recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center | Yahoo News | 8/19/2020

… announce the simultaneous recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center (“NESC”) by Surgical Care Affiliates (“SCA”) and Geisinger Health, respectively. SCA and Geisinger each formerly owned equity in both Grandview and NESC … employees and 1,800 employed physicians. SCA , a portfolio company of Optum, is a leader in outpatient surgery, partnering with health plans, medical groups, and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities …

UnitedHealth Group

BGL Announces the Simultaneous Recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

… announce the simultaneous recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center (“NESC”) by Surgical Care Affiliates (“SCA”) and Geisinger Health, respectively. SCA and Geisinger each formerly owned equity in both Grandview and NESC … hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. Optum , part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ), is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business with more than 100,000 people worldwide. About Brown Gibbons Lang & Company …

Google Health

One of Google’s top doctors explains how its coronavirus response is feeding into its long-term plans to reinvent how people get health information | Business Insider | 8/19/2020

… apos;s in charge of a clinical team at Google making products for clinicians and consumers. She said many of Google Health's coronavirus projects, like tracking and answering people's health-related … team started when Dr. David Feinberg, the former CEO of Geisinger Health, joined Google in January 2019. From there, Feinberg as the head of Google Health brought together scientists, engineers, and managers from across Google …

Exact Sciences

Reaching 80% — How Geisinger is working to improve colorectal cancer screening | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

… Exact Sciences. The speaker was: Nicole Trieste, RN, MBA, Director of Ambulatory Care Gaps and Best Practices at Geisinger Health Systems in Danville, PA Here are four key takeaways from the webinar: 1. A preventable problem . Geisinger committed to screening 80 percent of its patient population for CRC. “No one should ever die of CRC, because if you screen early enough, nine times out of 10 it can be treated …

TigerConnect

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect with patients virtually. “All of this is a genie that is not going to be put back in a bottle,” said Jonathan Slotkin, MD, associate chief medical informatics officer at Geisinger. 2. Renton, Wash.-based Providence accelerated efforts to move legacy data centers and applications to Microsoft Azure after signing a five-year partnership to …

Azure Health

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect with patients virtually. “All of this is a genie that is not going to be put back in a bottle,” said Jonathan Slotkin, MD, associate chief medical informatics officer at Geisinger. 2. Renton, Wash.-based Providence accelerated efforts to move legacy data centers and applications to Microsoft Azure after signing a five-year partnership to …

Orlando Health

Hospital rebrands: 10 recent name changes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital. 10. Penn State Health plans to buy Holy Spirit Health System in Camp Hill, Pa., from Geisinger Health. When the transaction closes, expected in October, the hospital will be renamed Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center. More articles on strategy …

Thrive Earlier Detection

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

Thrive Earlier Detection has drawn a substantial $257 million in its second venture capital round to help push its multi-cancer blood test through clinical trials toward FDA approval. The company hopes to establish its … with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number of cases detected compared to traditional diagnostics. CancerSEEK was able …

UPMC Enterprises

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

… telehealth and general analytics help. Here are three quotes from healthcare executives about big tech partnerships: 1. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect … Microsoft 365 suite for remote work during the pandemic and UPMC Enterprises used AWS to manage COVID-19 patient treatment. “[Technology has] always been important,” said UPMC CIO Ed McCallister. “I think that it’s just …

Third Rock Ventures

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … kickoff in May 2019 once again supported the company—namely Third Rock Ventures, Biomatics Capital, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Invus, Exact Sciences, Cowin Venture, Camden Partners, Gamma 3 and others. “With this financing, we are …

Intermountain Ventures

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … including Bain Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T …

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … again supported the company—namely Third Rock Ventures, Biomatics Capital, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Invus, Exact Sciences, Cowin Venture, Camden Partners, Gamma 3 and others. “With this financing, we are well-positioned to advance our …

Casdin Capital

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … new series B round was co-led by returning investors Casdin Capital and Section 32 and brought on new backers including Bain Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors …

Bain Capital

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital and Section 32 and brought on new backers including Bain Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and …

Sands Capital

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With $110M and Johns Hopkins tech, Thrive aims to make early cancer …

Perceptive Advisors

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With $110M and Johns Hopkins tech …

Bain Capital Life Sciences

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital and Section 32 and brought on new backers including Bain Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and …

Driehaus Capital Management

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … on new backers including Bain Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts …

Invus

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … namely Third Rock Ventures, Biomatics Capital, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Invus, Exact Sciences, Cowin Venture, Camden Partners, Gamma 3 and others. “With this financing, we are well-positioned to advance our test into a robust …

T. Rowe Price

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With $110M and Johns Hopkins tech, Thrive aims to make early cancer screening routine In addition, all participants from Thrive’s …

Moore Strategic Ventures

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With $110M and …

Lux Capital

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With …

Janus Henderson Investors

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital Life Sciences, Brown Advisory, Driehaus Capital Management, Intermountain Ventures, Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price …

Rock Springs Capital

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Janus Henderson Investors, Lux Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital and Sands Capital, plus funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. RELATED: With $110M and Johns Hopkins tech, Thrive aims …

Camden Partners

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … Capital, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Invus, Exact Sciences, Cowin Venture, Camden Partners, Gamma 3 and others. “With this financing, we are well-positioned to advance our test into a robust registrational trial and continue to …

Techstars Ventures

Gyant raises $13.6 million for its AI telehealth platform | VentureBeat | 7/15/2020

… have a number of startups . Gyant, which has 24 customers (up from three a year ago) including Intermountain Healthcare and Geisinger, works with hospitals and providers to improve workflows and reduce costs. The startup’s customizable … by Intermountain Ventures and existing investors Grazia Equity, Alpana Ventures, Techstars Ventures, and Plug and Play Ventures. San Francisco-based Gyant has competition in 98point6 , CirrusMD , Heal, Pager , Kry, HealthTap , RubiconMD, SnapMD, Mfine , K Health …

Wing Venture Capital

Gyant raises $13.6 million for its AI telehealth platform | VentureBeat | 7/15/2020

… have a number of startups . Gyant, which has 24 customers (up from three a year ago) including Intermountain Healthcare and Geisinger, works with hospitals and providers to improve workflows and reduce costs. The startup’s customizable … with a clinician and receive a diagnosis and treatment plan. Wing Venture Capital led the series A investment and was joined by Intermountain Ventures and existing investors Grazia Equity, Alpana Ventures, Techstars Ventures, and Plug …

Optum Ventures

AppliedVR testing the use of at-home virtual reality therapy for chronic pain | FierceHealthcare | 7/13/2020

… immersive VR programs for palliative care and chronic pain with the VA and is also working on clinical trials with Geisinger and Cleveland Clinic to study VR as a replacement for prescription opioids. Amid the … mental health. U.K.-based Oxford VR , which is backed by Optum Ventures, offers a clinically validated virtual reality platform to treat mental health patients. MindMaze recently raised $100 million in funding for its virtual reality …

LRVHealth

Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Renowned Health Care Leader and Innovator, Named Chair of City of Hope Board of Directors | Business Wire | 6/15/2020

… and improve quality. He is the former chairman of xG Health Solutions and former president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, an integrated health services organization recognized for its innovative use of the … adviser on the private equity firms of General Atlantic and LRVHealth. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, his extensive experience also includes academic leadership positions. Prior to leading Geisinger, Steele served as the …

JP Morgan

STAT Plus: Atul Gawande to depart as CEO of splashy health venture. Is it ‘a death knell’? | 5/11/2020

Geisinger Health System I t seemed an ideal partnership: Three of America’s most powerful companies were teaming up with one of its most celebrated physician writers to topple a health care system with out-of-control costs and mediocre patient outcomes. But two years later, Atul Gawande is leaving the CEO role at Haven, the venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Unlock this article by …

Baird Capital

MedCity INVEST- Where healthcare startups and investors connect | MedCity News | 5/9/2020

… Baird Capital, Cultivation Capital, Geisinger Health, Houston Methodist, Mayo Clinic, Providence St. Joseph and many more. Hurry, price goes up soon. Register today . MedCity News MedCity News publishes a series of important, powerful conversations on the business of healthcare with the help of key partners and sponsors. Shares 0 …

Arboretum Ventures

MedCity INVEST- Where healthcare startups and investors connect | MedCity News | 5/9/2020

… Arboretum Ventures, Baird Capital, Cultivation Capital, Geisinger Health, Houston Methodist, Mayo Clinic, Providence St. Joseph and many more. Hurry, price goes up soon. Register today . MedCity News MedCity News publishes a series of important, powerful conversations on the business of healthcare with the help of key partners and sponsors. Shares 0 …

Cultivation Capital

MedCity INVEST- Where healthcare startups and investors connect | MedCity News | 5/9/2020

… Cultivation Capital, Geisinger Health, Houston Methodist, Mayo Clinic, Providence St. Joseph and many more. Hurry, price goes up soon. Register today . MedCity News MedCity News publishes a series of important, powerful conversations on the business of healthcare with the help of key partners and sponsors. Shares 0 …

Sutter Health

[2020-2026] Retail Clinics Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Analysis, Revenue, Competitive Landscape, Forecast Report by Fortune Business Insights | Globe Newswire | 9/30/2020

Key Companies Covered in the Retail Clinics Market Research Report Are Bellin Health Systems, Walgreen Co., CVS Health, NextCare, Rite Aid Corp, The Kroger Co., RediClinic, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC, Geisinger Health, Sutter Health and other key market players. September 30, 2020 08:47 ET Source: Fortune Business Insights Pune, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Rising prevalence of communicable diseases around the world is driving …

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES | Globe Newswire | 9/21/2020

Contact Us Global Distribution Newswire Services Regulatory Filings Media Partners ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES New track on Apache’s only project focused on biomedical informatics features sessions presented by Apache cTAKES community representatives from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Boston Children’s Hospital’s Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dell EMC, Geisinger Health, Loyola University Chicago, and University …

Sinai Health System

7 ideas for smart hospital marketing campaigns right now | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/8/2020

Don Stanziano, chief marketing and communications officer with Geisinger in Danville, Pa., and Dave Feinberg, senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer with Mount Sinai Health System in New York, shared guidance for hospital marketing campaigns at a time when the audience is likely fatigued, if not exhausted. Hospitals and health systems have several factors to consider as they develop their next campaign. For one: “It’s hard to …

Mount Sinai Health System

7 ideas for smart hospital marketing campaigns right now | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/8/2020

Don Stanziano, chief marketing and communications officer with Geisinger in Danville, Pa., and Dave Feinberg, senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer with Mount Sinai Health System in New York, shared guidance for hospital marketing campaigns at a time when the audience is likely fatigued, if not exhausted. Hospitals and health systems have several factors to consider as they develop their next campaign. For one: “It’s hard to …

Allina Health

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… health systems and physician offices seeking to offset major declines in patient volume. UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 4 at 9:03 a.m. Allina Health, Aetna’s joint venture launches campaign urging patients to seek needed care Allina Health … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Catholic Health Initiatives

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations … Before Humana, McCollough worked for Kindred Pharmacy Services/Pharmerica Corp., Catholic Health Initiatives, D&R PharmaCare, Caretenders Health Corp. and Ernst & Young …

Catholic Health

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations … Before Humana, McCollough worked for Kindred Pharmacy Services/Pharmerica Corp., Catholic Health Initiatives, D&R PharmaCare, Caretenders Health Corp. and Ernst & Young …

Mercy Health

Marketing role models: 4 health system marketing execs share the brands they admire | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/31/2020

… delighting them with both the online and in-person experience. Organizations like MD Anderson, Dana-Farber Cancer, Piedmont, Ochsner and Geisinger always come to mind. Outside of healthcare, I am impressed with getroman.com for their … significant needs. Sandra Mackey, chief marketing officer at Bon Secours Mercy Health (Cincinnati): With the breadth of healthcare systems and brands beyond healthcare that provide products or services to consumers, it is difficult to identify …

Bon Secours Mercy Health

Marketing role models: 4 health system marketing execs share the brands they admire | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/31/2020

… delighting them with both the online and in-person experience. Organizations like MD Anderson, Dana-Farber Cancer, Piedmont, Ochsner and Geisinger always come to mind. Outside of healthcare, I am impressed with getroman.com for their … people with significant needs. Sandra Mackey, chief marketing officer at Bon Secours Mercy Health (Cincinnati): With the breadth of healthcare systems and brands beyond healthcare that provide products or services to consumers, it is difficult …

AtlantiCare

Dr. Gina Petrone Mumolie, Sr. VP at Capital Health, Joins the American Heart Association Board | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, as president. Gina Petrone Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration at Capital Health, will serve as leadership development chair. Also on the regional board this year are Mandy Binning , MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Drexel Neurosciences Institute; Renée Bullock-Palmer, MD, FACC, FASNC, FASE, FSCCT, Director of the Women’s Heart Center, Deborah Heart and Lung Center; Bob Gold , Chief Behavioral …

Ascension

Surgery center patient data potentially exposed during malware incident & more — 12 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/25/2020

… Frankfort, Ill.-based Oak Orthopedics’ plan to develop a $15.5 million surgical facility in their village. Surgical Care Affiliates and Geisinger Health completed simultaneous recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center, respectively … clinical and research activities in one building. Nashville, Tenn.-based Ascension St. Thomas and Addison, Texas-based United Surgical Partners International broke ground on an ASC in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Aug. 20. More articles on surgery …

Meridian Health

Dr. Gina Petrone Mumolie, Sr. VP at Capital Health, Joins the American Heart Association Board | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… MSN, FACHE, vice president of clinical services and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer (CDEIO) at AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, as president. Gina Petrone Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration … Abbott; Jawad Kirmani , MD, Director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center; Immediate Past President, Rachana Kulkarni , MD, FACC, MBA, Owner, Medicor Cardiology; and Karoline Moxham , VP, Commercial Relationship Manager, Commercial Lending …

Hackensack Meridian

Dr. Gina Petrone Mumolie, Sr. VP at Capital Health, Joins the American Heart Association Board | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… MSN, FACHE, vice president of clinical services and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer (CDEIO) at AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, as president. Gina Petrone Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration … Department, Abbott; Jawad Kirmani , MD, Director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center; Immediate Past President, Rachana Kulkarni , MD, FACC, MBA, Owner, Medicor Cardiology; and Karoline Moxham , VP, Commercial Relationship Manager, Commercial …

Hackensack Meridian Health

Dr. Gina Petrone Mumolie, Sr. VP at Capital Health, Joins the American Heart Association Board | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

… MSN, FACHE, vice president of clinical services and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer (CDEIO) at AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, as president. Gina Petrone Mumolie, DNP, MBA, RN NEA-BC, Sr. VP Hospital Administration … Department, Abbott; Jawad Kirmani , MD, Director, Stroke and Neurovascular Center, Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center; Immediate Past President, Rachana Kulkarni , MD, FACC, MBA, Owner, Medicor Cardiology; and Karoline Moxham , VP, Commercial Relationship Manager, Commercial …

Surgical Care Affiliates

Surgery center patient data potentially exposed during malware incident & more — 12 ASC industry notes | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/25/2020

Surgical Care Affiliates and Geisinger Health completed simultaneous recapitalizations of Grandview Surgery Center and North East Surgery Center, respectively. Eight AmSurg ASCs were awarded the 2020 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award. A multispecialty ASC is being built in Hamburg, Pa., according to Dennis Campbell of Heim Construction Co., a company involved in the project. The University of New Mexico is building a $21 million orthopedic facility at its campus …

Jefferson Health

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

Jefferson Health (Philadelphia) was recognized as the No. 1 Integrated Telehealth Program for its innovation and leadership in virtual care delivery. 3. Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for redefining boundaries to expand care access. 4. Cape Regional Health System (Cape May Court House, N.J.) was recognized as the No. 1 Accelerated Physician Engagement for rapid expansion of physician visit volume by 200 …

HCA Healthcare

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.) won the Top National Telehealth Network Award for leading virtual care transformation. 2. Jefferson Health (Philadelphia) was recognized as the No. 1 Integrated Telehealth Program for its innovation and leadership in virtual care delivery. 3. Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for redefining boundaries to expand care access. 4. Cape Regional Health System (Cape May Court House, N.J.) was …

Cape Regional Health System

7 health systems win Teladoc telehealth innovation awards | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/21/2020

Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.) was recognized as the No. 1 National Telehealth Provider for redefining boundaries to expand care access. 4. Cape Regional Health System (Cape May Court House, N.J.) was recognized as the No. 1 Accelerated Physician Engagement for rapid expansion of physician visit volume by 200 percent and enrollment of patients in telemedicine for its multispecialty group practice during the pandemic. The following health systems were recognized as …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Physicians are helping patients rock the vote, even from their hospital beds | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/14/2020

… organizing efforts to drive voter registration, according to ABC News . Alister Martin, MD, an emergency room physician at Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital, founded VotER , a nonpartisan nonprofit that provides medical professionals with voter registration … Month , launched Aug. 1. Participating organizations include Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System and St. Louis-based SSM Health. Read the full article here . More articles on physicians …

SSM Health

Physicians are helping patients rock the vote, even from their hospital beds | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/14/2020

Geisinger Health System and St. Louis-based SSM Health. Read the full article here . More articles on physicians …

Highmark Health

Aunt Bertha and Geisinger Partner to Launch New Social Care Platform for Pennsylvania Residents | PR Newswire | 8/13/2020

AUSTIN, Texas Today, Aunt Bertha , America’s leading search and referral platform of social service organizations, announces its partnership with Geisinger, one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, to support Geisinger’s new social care platform, Neighborly , which launched in March. This is one of many partnerships for Aunt Bertha in Pennsylvania , including those with Gateway Health and Highmark Health. Aunt Bertha’s growing customer base in Pennsylvania continues to amplify the …

UPMC

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

… telehealth and general analytics help. Here are three quotes from healthcare executives about big tech partnerships: 1. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect … intelligence, speech recognition and image processing projects. 3. Pittsburgh-based UPMC leaned on the Microsoft 365 suite for remote work during the pandemic and UPMC Enterprises used AWS to manage COVID-19 patient treatment. “[Technology …

Stanford Medicine

10 healthcare execs on public health education amid the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

… and responsibilities as public health educators. David Entwistle, president and CEO, Stanford (Calif.) Health Care: As an academic medical center, Stanford Medicine has a continuous role in public health education — as much for our patients … current COVID-19 pandemic. Don Stanziano, chief marketing & communications officer, Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.): I believe health systems not only have a responsibility to provide public health education, it is also a smart strategy. Geisinger

Steward Health Care

10 healthcare execs on public health education amid the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

… public health education efforts during the pandemic, which we continue to expand and distribute. Darren Grubb, vice president of communications, Steward Health Care (Dallas): Like many hospital systems and care providers, we embedded basic public … current COVID-19 pandemic. Don Stanziano, chief marketing & communications officer, Geisinger Health (Danville, Pa.): I believe health systems not only have a responsibility to provide public health education, it is also a smart strategy. Geisinger

MedStar Health

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

MedStar Health and UC San Diego use AWS cloud for services such as telehealth and chatbots. Head of healthcare sales at Google Cloud Chris Sakalosky told BI that Google has received several inquiries from health systems for telehealth and general analytics help. Here are three quotes from healthcare executives about big tech partnerships: 1. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to …

Aetna

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… and physician offices seeking to offset major declines in patient volume. UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 4 at 9:03 a.m. Allina Health, Aetna’s joint venture launches campaign urging patients to seek needed care Allina Health Aetna, a … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations … recently worked at Leidos Holdings Inc. and formerly worked at Aetna Inc., Care3 Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Officials said in a release Mintz will be working to “identify and develop new …

Cigna

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Senate to vote as early as this week on ‘targeted’ COVID-19 relief | FierceHealthcare | 9/8/2020

… industry that fear of exposure to the novel coronavirus has caused some patients to pass on critical care. Data from Cigna, for example, suggests that the peak of the pandemic significant numbers of its members … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

COVID + Influenza: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot, Experts Advise | Kaiser Health News | 8/28/2020

… and elderly people and other vulnerable populations can begin in October,” said Dr. Steve Miller, chief clinical officer for insurer Cigna. The CDC has recommended that people “get a flu vaccine by the end of … at some locations. (KHN is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.) Geisinger Health, a regional health provider in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, said it, too, would have outdoor flu vaccination programs at its facilities. Additionally, “Geisinger …

Humana

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations officer of Geisinger Health Plan . McCullough was previously vice president and chief financial officer at Humana Pharmacy Solutions . At Humana, McCullough was responsible for finance and operations for Humana’s pharmacy benefit manager, which manages $27 billion in gross claims annually for 10 million Humana members, officials said in a release. He also oversaw Humana’s mail …

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough Mark McCullough was named chief financial officer and chief operations officer of Geisinger Health Plan . McCullough was previously vice president and chief financial officer at Humana Pharmacy Solutions . At Humana, McCullough was responsible for finance and operations for Humana’s pharmacy benefit manager, which manages $27 billion in gross claims annually for 10 million Humana members, officials said in a release. He also oversaw Humana’s mail …

UnitedHealthcare

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… UnitedHealthcare. Sonia Millsom Millsom is a member of Fierce Healthcare’s Editorial Advisory Council. Officials at Maven, a virtual clinic for women’s and family health, said the new hires will help “fuel its momentum with employers and health plans and expand its footprint in new markets.” In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough …

Chutes & Ladders—Maven nabs former WeWork exec; Geisinger Health Plan hires ex-Humana leader | FierceHealthcare | 9/3/2020

… UnitedHealthcare. Sonia Millsom Millsom is a member of Fierce Healthcare’s Editorial Advisory Council. Officials at Maven, a virtual clinic for women’s and family health, said the new hires will help “fuel its momentum with employers and health plans and expand its footprint in new markets.” In February, Maven raised its $45 million series C round of funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $90 million. Geisinger Health Plan Mark McCullough …

Health Net

Hospital rebrands: 10 recent name changes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

… St. George Regional Hospital , effective Jan. 1, the health system announced July 16. 6. Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network acquired Easton (Pa.) Hospital from Steward Health Care, a for-profit system based … buy Holy Spirit Health System in Camp Hill, Pa., from Geisinger Health. When the transaction closes, expected in October, the hospital will be renamed Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center. More articles on strategy …

Hospital rebrands: 10 recent name changes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

… St. George Regional Hospital , effective Jan. 1, the health system announced July 16. 6. Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network acquired Easton (Pa.) Hospital from Steward Health Care, a for-profit system based … buy Holy Spirit Health System in Camp Hill, Pa., from Geisinger Health. When the transaction closes, expected in October, the hospital will be renamed Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center. More articles on strategy …

Clover Health

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) | Business Insider | 5/3/2020

… Clover Health, Color, DePuy Synthes, Devoted Health, Dexcom, Doctor on Demand, Eli Lilly, Express Scripts, First Stop Health, Fitbit, Fresenius Medical Care, GE Healthcare, Geisinger, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, Health Care Service Corporation, Health Catalyst, Henry Schein Medical, Humana, InTouch Health, Insilico, Intermountain Healthcare, Jefferson Health-Northeast, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Lark, Livongo, Lyft, Mass General Hospital, McKesson, MediBloc, Meditech, Medtronic, Merck, Microsoft, Mount Sinai, Noom, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northern Light Health …

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) | Business Insider | 5/3/2020

… Clover Health, Color, DePuy Synthes, Devoted Health, Dexcom, Doctor on Demand, Eli Lilly, Express Scripts, First Stop Health, Fitbit, Fresenius Medical Care, GE Healthcare, Geisinger, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, Health Care Service Corporation, Health Catalyst, Henry Schein Medical, Humana, InTouch Health, Insilico, Intermountain Healthcare, Jefferson Health-Northeast, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Lark, Livongo, Lyft, Mass General Hospital, McKesson, MediBloc, Meditech, Medtronic, Merck, Microsoft, Mount Sinai, Noom, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northern Light Health …

TennCare

Third-Party Vendor Magellan Data Breach Impacts McLaren Health | HealthIT Security | 12/4/2019

Geisinger Health Plan, Presbyterian Health, Florida Blue , and TennCare. An employee of the vendor’s subsidiary Magellan Rx Management fell victim to a phishing attack in May. But officials did not discover the security incident until a few months later in July. A review determined a hacker accessed an employee email account, but officials said it appears the goal was to send out further malicious emails. The compromised data varied by …

Delta Dental of Arizona Reports July 2019 Phishing Attack-Related Breach | HealthIT Security | 11/12/2019

TennCare Both Florida Blue and TennCare have been added to the victims of the third-party vendor breach of Magellan Health, which also included Geisinger Health Plan and Presbyterian Health. Magellan provided some medical management services on behalf of Florida Blue. The vendor notified Florida Blue on September 25 that officials discovered a hacker gained access to an employee email account, which included plan member data. The vendor discovered the …

Magellan Health

Third-Party Vendor Magellan Data Breach Impacts McLaren Health | HealthIT Security | 12/4/2019

Magellan Health added Michigan-based McLaren Health to the covered entities impacted by a phishing attack-related breach, which already included Geisinger Health Plan, Presbyterian Health, Florida Blue , and TennCare. An employee of the vendor’s subsidiary Magellan Rx Management fell victim to a phishing attack in May. But officials did not discover the security incident until a few months later in July. A review determined a hacker accessed an employee …

Delta Dental of Arizona Reports July 2019 Phishing Attack-Related Breach | HealthIT Security | 11/12/2019

… Magellan Health, which also included Geisinger Health Plan and Presbyterian Health. Magellan provided some medical management services on behalf of Florida Blue. The vendor notified Florida Blue on September 25 that officials discovered a hacker gained access to an employee email account, which included plan member data. The vendor discovered the incident on July 5, but access began about a month earlier on May 28. Officials immediately secured the account …

Indian Health Service

First Edition: October 8, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/8/2019

… shared during a congressional field hearing in Albuquerque. Dr. Loretta Christensen — the chief medical officer on the Navajo Nation for Indian Health Service, a partner in the research — said 781 women were screened during an … care unit, three of whom have died, officials said Monday. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville has begun sending very premature newborns and some expectant mothers to other facilities while officials investigate, the hospital said. (10/7 …

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/8/2019

… shared during a congressional field hearing in Albuquerque. Dr. Loretta Christensen — the chief medical officer on the Navajo Nation for Indian Health Service, a partner in the research — said 781 women were screened during an … patients,” said Dr. Frank Maffei, the chair of pediatrics at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. The premature babies were in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit when they were infected. Five other babies also …

Jackie Drees

Geisinger fires employee for inappropriately accessing 700+ patients’ medical records | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/21/2020

Geisinger fires employee for inappropriately accessing 700+ patients’ medical records Jackie Drees - Print Email Geisinger began notifying more than 700 patients Sept. 18 that one of the Danville, Pa.-based health system’s former employees inappropriately accessed their medical records. A Geisinger employee alerted the health system’s privacy office June 3 that another clinic employee was possibly viewing patient medical records without a business reason. Geisinger launched an investigation, which concluded …

Steven Scheinman

COVID-19 spurring permanent curriculum changes at medical schools | Modern Healthcare | 8/29/2020

Print Geisinger Wojciech Losos, a student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, directs a patient exam using telehealth. COVID-19 has driven more med schools to add telehealth to their curriculums. Medical schools are significantly … COVID-19 has kind of shaken the box,” said Dr. Steven Scheinman, dean of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, Pa. The school was planning changes to its curriculum prior to COVID, in …

Kelly Gooch

Excela Health names new COO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/25/2020

Excela Health names new COO Kelly Gooch - Print Email Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health has tapped Jeffrey Tiesi as executive vice president and COO, officials announced Aug. 24. Mr. Tiesi most recently served as senior vice president and COO of White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital, part of New York City-based Montefiore Health System. He was a system vice president for Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pa., 12 years, and he …

Karen DeSalvo

The head of Operation Warp Speed told us about his day that starts at 2:30 a.m. and shared his timeline for a coronavirus vaccine in an exclusive interview | Business Insider | 8/21/2020

… policy adviser who's helping him prepare for a White House victory. Blake Dodge's conversation with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Google's chief health officer. In coronavirus news, this week brought some … 238 billion problem could shape healthcare's future. Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Meet the 18 people leading Google's push into healthcare Blake Dodge and Hugh Langley teamed up to …

Jaewon Ryu

Geisinger CEO Shares How 65 Forward Program Improves Primary Care for Senior Patients | HealthLeaders Media | 8/20/2020

COVID-19 Dr. Jaewon Ryu details how the health system’s program for older adults includes at-home models. In an article published earlier this month titled: “ What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in … older patients avoid going to the doctor’s office. Pennsylvania-based Geisinger has already made steps to change the way in which senior patients interact with its health system. According to Geisinger, patients aged 65 or …

David Feinberg

One of Google’s top doctors explains how its coronavirus response is feeding into its long-term plans to reinvent how people get health information | Business Insider | 8/19/2020

… David Feinberg, the former CEO of Geisinger Health, joined Google in January 2019. From there, Feinberg as the head of Google Health brought together scientists, engineers, and managers from across Google in an effort to get many of the trillion-dollar company's healthcare projects under the same roof. When the coronavirus pandemic started rolling across the US in March, the young team had to speed up projects that …

Samantha Lee

The 18 power players shaping Google’s burgeoning healthcare business | Business Insider | 8/17/2020

If you’d like to subscribe to Business Insider to read even more of our reporting, I encourage you to use this 20% discount code for an annual subscription . Don’t forget we also offer a one-month trial for only $1. Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider After a past effort flopped, Google is going deeper into the healthcare industry by building a team of health pros. Called “Google Health …

Sundar Pichai

POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 18 executives and scientists at Google Health who are shaping the future of the tech giant’s healthcare business | Business Insider | 8/16/2020

Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Google is going deeper into the healthcare industry after a past effort … of medical voice and advisor to higher ups like CEO Sundar Pichai. Read more: As Verily looks to IPO, CEO Andrew Conrad says an inter-Alphabet ‘sibling rivalry’ with Google’s own health team is hurting …

Robert Califf

POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 18 executives and scientists at Google Health who are shaping the future of the tech giant’s healthcare business | Business Insider | 8/16/2020

Google; Geisinger Health; Samantha Lee/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Google is going deeper into the healthcare industry after a past effort … joined Google Health as their new head of legal. Dr. Robert Califf – Advisor, Clinical Policy and Strategy Win McName/Getty Images As the former head of the US Food and Drug Administration under Obama, Dr …

Jonathan Slotkin

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect with patients virtually. “All of this is a genie that is not going to be put back in a bottle,” said Jonathan Slotkin, MD, associate chief medical informatics officer at Geisinger. 2. Renton, Wash.-based Providence accelerated efforts to move legacy data centers and applications to Microsoft Azure after signing a five-year partnership to …

B.J. Moore

3 health systems relying more on big tech during the pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/11/2020

… telehealth and general analytics help. Here are three quotes from healthcare executives about big tech partnerships: 1. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health boosted partnerships with AWS, TigerConnect and Teladoc during the pandemic to better connect … important it is to go to the cloud,” said CIO B.J. Moore. “It’s another thing to live that importance.” He also said the cloud was essential to take advantage of big data, artificial intelligence, speech …

Tina Reed

DOJ sues to block Geisinger Health deal with Evangelical Community Hospital | FierceHealthcare | 8/6/2020

DOJ sues to block Geisinger Health deal with Evangelical Community Hospital by Tina Reed Aug 6, 2020 7:00am The Department of Justice sued to block a partial acquisition by Geisinger Health’s of Evangelical Community Hospital alleging the deal would raise antitrust concerns. (Getty Images) The Department of Justice sued to block “a partial acquisition” of Evangelical Community Hospital by Geisinger Health, alleging the deal would raise antitrust concerns. Specifically, the …

Makan Delrahim

Feds sue to block Geisinger’s partial acquisition of 132-bed hospital | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/6/2020

Sponsored by VMG Health [email protected] 214.369.4888 Feds sue to block Geisinger’s partial acquisition of 132-bed hospital Alia Paavola - Print Email The U.S. Justice Department sued to block Danville, Pa-based Geisinger’s partial acquisition … impact on the health and well-being of Americans,” said Makan Delrahim, an assistant attorney general of the Justice Department’s antitrust division. “This agreement between Geisinger and Evangelical threatens to harm patients in central Pennsylvania …

Seema Verma

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: CMS to allow temporary premium reductions in individual market | FierceHealthcare | 8/4/2020

… partners, to ensure that the entire healthcare system is activated in our efforts to protect the American people,” said Administrator Seema Verma in astatement. “Today’s action is just the latest in a series of flexibilities … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Eli Casdin

Thrive flourishes, raises $257M to carry forward its cancer-seeking blood test | FierceBiotech | 7/29/2020

… change real-world clinical practice. It tested about 10,000 women with no history or signs of cancer, in cooperation with Geisinger and Johns Hopkins University, and found the test could more than double the number … now it counts Casdin Capital founder and Chief Investment Officer Eli Casdin as a member of its board of directors. “In the collective search to bend the mortality curve on cancer, the disruptive potential of …

Venk Varadan

Hackensack Meridian Health, Maimonides Medical Center piloting sensor-embedded clothing for COVID patients | FierceHealthcare | 7/24/2020

… Venk Varadan, Nanowear co-founder and CEO in a statement. Many healthcare organizations are researching the use of wearable technology to monitor COVID-19 patients or to use sensors to diagnosis the virus. Geisinger Health System and Providence St. Joseph Health stood up remote monitoring programs for COVID patients. Stanford Medicine is exploring the use of wearable data to detect the early onset of infectious diseases, including COVID. Nanowear’s sensor …

Michael Suk

Geisinger Medical Center chosen as hip and knee replacement Center of Excellence | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

DANVILLE, Pa. Geisinger Medical Center has been designated a Center of Excellence (COE) for hip and knee replacement surgeries in the Employers Centers of Excellence Network (ECEN) by Health Design Plus, a national leader in … is central to everything we do at Geisinger,” said Dr. Michael Suk , chair of Geisinger’s Musculoskeletal Institute. “Our programs are designed to achieve the best possible outcomes in a cost-effective and patient-centered way …

Doris Matsui

Bipartisan House bill would enshrine telehealth rule changes, enable wider use | Healthcare IT News | 7/17/2020

… the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, along with Reps. Mike Thompson, D-California, Peter Welch, D-Vermont, Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Doris Matsui, D-California. The legislation seeks to push forward with wider access to and … during the pandemic and they want them to continue,” said Geisinger CIO John Kravitz , who is also chair of the CHIME Board of Trustees. “Extending telehealth flexibilities beyond the public health emergency will allow clinicians …

Matt Casey

Geisinger settles lawsuit over NICU infections that killed 3 infants | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/16/2020

Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger has reached a settlement with the families of infants who died or were injured as a result of contracting bacterial infections while in the neonatal intensive care unit at Geisinger Medical … health system has admitted what happened and accepted full responsibility,” Matt Casey, a lawyer representing the families, told the Times Leader . Regarding the settlement, Geisinger President and CEO Jaewon Ryu, MD, issued the following statement …

Angie Stewart

Top 10 ASC articles this week — ASC bankruptcies, drug theft & more | Becker’s ASC Review | 7/10/2020

Top 10 ASC articles this week — ASC bankruptcies, drug theft & more Angie Stewart - © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here . This routine screening saves lives, but many Americans go without — Geisinger is trying to change that Featured Whitepapers Contact Us 1.800.417.2035 Copyright © 2020 Becker’s Healthcare. All Rights Reserved. Interested in linking to or reprinting our content? View our policies …

Donald Trump

Q&A: With or without COVID-19, we will transform the care delivery system | Modern Healthcare | 7/6/2020

Donald Trump declared a national emergency because of the COVID-19 outbreak. He previously served as senior physician adviser at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and was chief medical officer for the accountable care organization and the home-based program at Geisinger Health. He recently spoke with Assistant Managing Editor David May about Southwestern’s experience and the network’s approach to dealing with the pandemic and the organization’s emphasis …

David May

Q&A: With or without COVID-19, we will transform the care delivery system | Modern Healthcare | 7/6/2020

Geisinger Health. He recently spoke with Assistant Managing Editor David May about Southwestern’s experience and the network’s approach to dealing with the pandemic and the organization’s emphasis on value-based care. The network has been in the Next Gen ACO program since 2016 in addition to participating with major payers in fully capitated arrangements and owning its own Medicare Advantage plan. MH: How was Southwestern formed and how is it …

Rasu Shrestha

Hospitals to use doctor’s notes to better track COVID-19 spread | Modern Healthcare | 7/1/2020

… electronic medical records to describe their patients’ conditions. The consultancy Premier is helping a number of prominent health systems like Geisinger Health System and AdventHealth—a group with more than 400 hospitals total—use artificial … its response with municipalities and other health systems, said Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Atrium’s chief strategy and transformation officer. “It’s going to connect the dots and really light up the reality of how this virus is …

Mike Alkire

Hospitals to use doctor’s notes to better track COVID-19 spread | Modern Healthcare | 7/1/2020

Geisinger Health System and AdventHealth—a group with more than 400 hospitals total—use artificial intelligence to comb those notes for telltale symptoms of the coronavirus so they can more accurately track its spread and better coordinate their responses. “A physician tracks what’s happening to a patient in the unstructured notes, and that’s really, really critical as you think about what we’re doing from a surveillance standpoint,” said Mike Alkire

Jaan Sidorov

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement | PR Newswire | 6/29/2020

PA Clinical Network and Geisinger Health Plan announce value-based contract agreement New contract to achieve better health outcomes and lower costs News provided by Jun 29, 2020, 09:29 ET Share this article HARRISBURG, Pa … are committed to the continued wellbeing of their patients,” said Jaan Sidorov , MD president and CEO of the PA Clinical Network. “Geisinger Health Plan shares our interest in measurable improvements in quality with lower costs …

State of Pennsylvania

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System | Benzinga | 10/13/2020

Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier TennCare Trinity Health United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) University of Pennsylvania Health System Walmart “Ballad Health is no longer simply a hospital system,” Levine said. “We are a community health improvement organization working to keep people healthy and deliver the best possible specialty …

Danville, California

Infant in hospital after dog attack | News, Sports, Jobs - Williamsport Sun-Gazette | 10/14/2020

A 5-month-old Williamsport area infant is recovering at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with serious injuries she suffered when she was bit Monday night by a dog inside a home on Grant Street, city Police Chief Damon Hagan said. The infant “was bitten in the head” by the animal, a pit bull-type dog, at 457 Grant St., Hagan said. The infant had been brought to the house by …

Danville, Virginia

What keeps otolaryngologists up at night: 6 perspectives | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/9/2020

Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.): The need to improve access for care, delivery of best practice and creating a seamless patient journey. Outside of the largest cities, there’s a paucity of specialists, and patients often have to travel great distances to see the right physician. Other barriers include our complex health insurance system, varying family social support and education. As a result of these limitations, it’s very difficult for primary …

Wyoming, Michigan

Barber, David C. | 10/12/2020

David C. Barber, 62, of Duryea, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. His wife, June Ann Thorne Barber, preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2017. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., son of Gladys Bonham Barber, of Windsor, N.Y., and the late Lee Barber, he was a graduate of Windsor Central High School. Dave was employed as an HVAC technician for Hannaberry before retirement …

State of Wyoming

Barber, David C. | 10/12/2020

David C. Barber, 62, of Duryea, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. His wife, June Ann Thorne Barber, preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2017. Born in Binghamton, N.Y., son of Gladys Bonham Barber, of Windsor, N.Y., and the late Lee Barber, he was a graduate of Windsor Central High School. Dave was employed as an HVAC technician for Hannaberry before retirement …

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Gaul Jr., Francis J. | 10/10/2020

Francis J. Gaul Jr., West Scranton, passed away Friday at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife of 56 years is the former Patricia Schirra. Born 1940 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Francis and Marie Longworth Gaul and was a graduate of West Scranton High School. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the Clarks Summit State Hospital for 35 years …

York, Pennsylvania

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… to facilitate testing and offset other costs. Officials have reported early problems in nursing homes with the testing, the New York Times reported on Tuesday . UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 28, at 5:20 p.m. HHS reveals strategy … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

New York, New York

Schumacher, John A. “Jack” | 10/9/2020

Email John “Jack” A. Schumacher, 80, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at the Residential Hospice Unit at Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre. He was the husband of Denise Daly Schumacher. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., he was the son of the late Arnold and Harriet Schumacher (Goodey). He was a graduate of Totowa Borough High School and attended Wagner College, New York, N.Y. He proudly served in the United States …

State of New York

Schumacher, John A. “Jack” | 10/9/2020

Email John “Jack” A. Schumacher, 80, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at the Residential Hospice Unit at Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre. He was the husband of Denise Daly Schumacher. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., he was the son of the late Arnold and Harriet Schumacher (Goodey). He was a graduate of Totowa Borough High School and attended Wagner College, New York, N.Y. He proudly served in the United States …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Margaret Falls | 10/4/2020

MILTON — Margaret “Peg” Falls, 92, of Milton, passed away on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born April 27, 1928, in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Leo F. Harvey and Margaret (Johnson) Choick. She was married to the late James R. Falls. Peg was a graduate of Watsontown High School and worked for American Home Foods. One of her greatest joys was being …

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Law and order | Police | standard-journal.com | 9/2/2020

Northumberland County Courthouse Sentences • Ryan Lose, 21, of Mifflinburg, six months probation with restrictive conditions with the first 30 days on house arrest, 12-month drivers license suspension, $1,000 fine plus costs for DUI. • Selena … vehicle, police noted. Both men were transported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with unspecified injuries. Wilver was issued a warning for following too closely. 1-vehicle crash HARTLETON — No injuries were reported when …

State of New Jersey

Schumacher, John A. “Jack” | 10/9/2020

Geisinger in Wilkes-Barre. He was the husband of Denise Daly Schumacher. Born on Staten Island, N.Y., he was the son of the late Arnold and Harriet Schumacher (Goodey). He was a graduate of Totowa Borough High School and attended Wagner College, New York, N.Y. He proudly served in the United States Army. He was employed as a state trooper for the New Jersey State Police for five years and …

State of Washington

Ballad Health Chairman and CEO Joins National Healthcare Leaders in Joint Commitment to Transform Healthcare System | Benzinga | 10/13/2020

… leading this initiative include leaders from: Ballad Health BlueCross and BlueShield plans Cigna CVS Health Duke Margolis Center Families USA Geisinger Google HCA Healthcare Humana Intermountain Health Optum Pacific Business Group on Health Planetree Premier … employee healthcare directly – including county governments. Recently, the Mayor of Washington County, Tennessee, applauded Ballad Health’s efforts to contain costs and acknowledged these efforts have translated into lower costs for taxpayers and individuals – in Washington

Union County, North Carolina

Six new COVID-19 cases in Valley as state surpasses 140,000 cases | 9/8/2020

… already recovered. Of the state’s total cases, 1,517 have been in the Valley, including 767 in Northumberland County, 414 in Union County, 186 in Snyder and 150 in Montour. On Tuesday, the state announced three … the Valley, there are 17 patients being treated — five at Geisinger Medical Center and six each at Evangelical Community Hospital and Geisinger-Shamokin. Danville schools Students in one kindergarten classroom in Danville have been sent …

Boston, Massachusetts

Skook News Obituaries: September 30th, 2020 | 10/1/2020

Skook News Obituaries: September 30th, 2020 Skook News Obituaries: September 30th, 2020 Mr. John J. “Jake” Kendricks , age 90, of New Boston and formerly of Shenandoah Heights, died Wednesday morning at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born in Shenandoah he was the son of the late John and Victoria (Nolis) Kendricks. He was a 1948 graduate of JW Cooper High School and was a member of the former St. George’s …

State of Massachusetts

Inside the Race to Build a Better $500 Emergency Ventilator | Kaiser Health News | 8/24/2020

… diagnose /a a potentially deadly brain injury in premature infants — primarily with doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Geisinger Health system in rural Pennsylvania, so key clinical players came together swiftly. By March … of the effort, said Dr. Julian Goldman, an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who helps set standards for medical devices: “People from different walks of life in terms of their skills — engineers, clinicians, pure scientists …

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Law and order | Police | standard-journal.com | 9/29/2020

… Dakota driven by Jerry L. Ramsey, 57, of Mifflinburg. Both drivers were belted and both were transported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with injuries, police added. Ajakaye will be cited, police noted. 2 … 2013 Nissan Altima driven by Shawn R. Hicks, 36, of Harrisburg, struck a utility pole. The crash occurred at 5:42 p.m. Sept. 24 along Route 104, north of Stuck Road, Perry Township, Snyder County. Hicks …

Los Angeles, California

CHIME names 2020 ‘Most Wired’ hospitals | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/6/2020

… Los Angeles)3. Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.)4. Jackson Health System (Miami) 5. Lehigh Valley Health Network (Allentown, Pa.)6. UCHealth (Aurora, Colo.)7. UPMC (Pittsburgh) Here are the 65 hospitals that achieved Level 9 Most Wired recognition from CHIME in 2020: 8. Baptist Health South Florida (Coral Gables)9. Bayhealth Medical Center (Dover, Del.)10. Bon Secours Mercy Health (Cincinnati)11. Children’s Health System of Texas (Dallas)12 …

State of Texas

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… extend cost-sharing waivers Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas have extended their cost-sharing waivers for COVID-19 treatment. Members in Horizon BCBSNJ … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Reading, Pennsylvania

Patient Safety Authority Launches Statewide Campaign “Knock out the Flu, PA” | PR Newswire | 10/8/2020

… has kicked off Knock out the Flu, PA —a comprehensive campaign that urges Pennsylvanians to get a flu shot. Continue Reading A new white board video explains in simple terms the science behind the flu … Allegheny County Allentown Health Bureau Bethlehem Health Bureau Central PA – Geisinger Health System Lehigh Valley Health Network Montgomery County Philadelphia Wilkes-Barre Health Department Established under the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE …

State of California

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: Trump halts talks for stimulus, including potential hospital relief | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2020

… Wednesday. The award to RTI International, a non-profit research institution, will support teams in 11 states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Established as part of … this, he said. UPDATED: Thursday, July 9, at 12:41 p.m. Geisinger CEO sees a ‘mixed bag’ in COVID-19’s future The CEO of major hospital system Geisinger has mixed feelings about the extent of …

Chicago, Illinois

ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES | Globe Newswire | 9/21/2020

Contact Us Global Distribution Newswire Services Regulatory Filings Media Partners ApacheCon 2020 features Natural Language Processing for Electronic Medical Records in dedicated track on Apache cTAKES New track on Apache’s only project focused on biomedical informatics features sessions presented by Apache cTAKES community representatives from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Boston Children’s Hospital’s Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dell EMC, Geisinger Health, Loyola University Chicago, and University …

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Finn, Barry Paul | 9/22/2020

Barry Paul Finn, 71, of West Pittston, passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. Born in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 12, 1948, son of the late Betty Jane Goldsworthy and Paul McNulty, he was a 1967 graduate of the first Wyoming Area High School. He attended Luzerne County Community College and was a 1980 graduate of Pennsylvania State University. Barry devoted his whole …

Columbia, Missouri

Danville, Pennsylvania | 9/21/2020

… Geisingers Grand Opening Celebration Industries The Danville Iron Rose The Industries Of Danville, Christmas 1928 From Rough & Read To TRW - The history of the mills on Market & Railroad St When The Government Took Over Danville Steel Maps 1860 Columbia & Northumberland County Sanborn Fire Maps 1885 1891 1913 1923 1930 1946 For more Local History & Stories https://susquehannavalley.blogspot.com/p/history.html READ MORE The History of Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania Contributed by …

Lancaster, California

What’s Going Around: Sore throats, respiratory infections, seasonal allergies | 10/1/2020

Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care in Cumberland County reports rashes and poison ivy, falls and lacerations, ear pain and seasonal allergies. The CVS MinuteClinic in York reports swimmer’s ear, sore throats due to viruses and strep, and continued wellness visits for vaccines, physicals and flu shots. WellSpan Pediatric Medicine Physicians from across Central Pa. are seeing allergic rhinitis, asthma flare ups, and some sports related injuries. Penn Medicine Lancaster General …