Published: 11/07/2013

Evangelical Community Hospital Medical Staff Officers Announced

Evangelical Community Hospital has announced its Medical Staff Officers for the 2013-2015 term.
 
The medical staff meet monthly to discuss areas of direction for surgery and medicine; oversee policies and procedures; focus on areas of patient care and satisfaction, with concentrations on safe, efficient, and effective practices.
 
Todd Stefan, MD, FACS, RPVI, Medical Director of the Peripheral Vascular Lab was named President of the Medical Staff. Dr. Stefan is a surgeon with Evangelical Surgical Specialists. His specialties include minimally invasive vascular and vein surgery, with a focus on wound care and hyperbaric medicine. In the role of President, Dr. Stefan presides over the general medical staff and executive medical staff meetings, makes necessary appointments to sub-committees, serves as the chief spokesperson for the Medical Staff, and presents the views, policies, and needs of the Medical Staff to Hospital Administration and CEO.
 

Christopher Motto, MD, FACS, Medical Director of Bariatric Services was named President-Elect. Dr. Motto is a surgeon with Evangelical Surgical Specialists. His specialties include bariatric, general, and minimally invasive surgery with a focus on wound care and hyperbaric medicine. In his role as President-Elect, Dr. Motto is the next in line to serve as President and assumes all presidential duties in the absence of the President.
 

 

 

John Weston, MD, of Family Practice PC, Lewisburg, will continue to serve as Secretary of the Medical Staff, a role he has filled since 2011. His primary responsibility is to keep accurate complete minutes of all meetings.

 

 

Kenneth Jusko, DO, of Quantum Imaging and Therapeutic Associates, Inc., and radiologist at the Hospital and Evangelical’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health has been named Treasurer.

 

 

 

John Rice, MD, Medical Director of Specialty Care and Medical Director of the Primary Stroke Center, will continue to serve as the Medical Staff representative to the Evangelical Board of Directors, a position he’s held since 2009.

 

Evangelical Community Hospital received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2013 for the fifth consecutive year, making it one of two hospitals in Pennsylvania to be recognized for consistent, positive patient experience.
 
Evangelical is a non-profit organization that employs approximately 1,460 people and has more than 170 employed and non-employed physicians on staff. The Hospital is licensed to accommodate 132 overnight patients, 12 acute rehab patients and 18 bassinets. The Hospital serves residents throughout the Central Susquehanna Valley, including those living in Snyder, Union, Northumberland and Lycoming Counties.