PINK OUT held at Evangelical Community Hospital
Evangelical Community Hospital employees and volunteers wore pink on Friday, October 24, 2014 in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Out was held to honor all breast cancer patients in their fight against the disease.
Breast Health Starts with You
How well do you know yourself? That’s a good question for any woman of any age, but during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a good question when it comes to your breasts. The staff at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital reminds all women, it’s never too early to be in tune with what is normal for your body.
Cancer Survivorship Resources Key For Patients at Evangelical Community Hospital
The word cancer carries emotions, just ask any family who has had a cancer diagnosis for a loved one. At Evangelical Community Hospital, the understanding of the weight of that word is part of the care that is provided. Through the survivorship program, cancer patients are extended mental and emotional care options in addition to their physical treatment.
Two Key Rehabilitation Programs at Evangelical Earn Re-Certification
Evangelical Community Hospital is proud to announce the recertification of its pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation programs by the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The certification demonstrates each program’s adherence to current, essential clinical standards and guidelines and their dedication to using best practices for program quality and improving patient outcomes.
Evangelical’s Sonia Y. Newton, MD, Completes Advanced Practical Pathology Program
Sonia Y. Newton, MD, Pathologist at Evangelical Community Hospital, recently completed the Multidisciplinary Breast Advanced Practical Pathology Program administered by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This program requires 30 hours of core curriculum, a practical assessment, and a cognitive assessment to complete and serves to facilitate successful patient management treatment of breast cancer patients by ensuring pathologists maximize their role on the patient care team.
Evangelical Adds Family Medicine Physician, Marla M. Mead, DO
Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce Marla M. Mead, DO, joined its team of family medicine experts in September. Practicing at Family Medical Care in Lewisburg, Dr. Mead joins Douglas Spotts, MD, FAAFP and Ayn Kerber, MD.
Evangelical Hospice Welcomes New Volunteers and Staff
Evangelical Hospice recently held a volunteer training on September 8, 9, and 10, 2014 for those interested in giving their time and assisting with end of life care and comfort for families throughout the Susquehanna Valley.