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.
Ta-Ta Trot Funds Support Breast Cancer Survivorship Programming at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health
Julie Rockey, Chairwoman and Founder of the Ta-Ta Trot 5K Run/Walk, presented a check for $16,086.85 to Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital in support of their breast cancer survivorship program. The Center, which has access to an on-staff psychologist for one-on-one counseling services, also holds a series of events throughout the year to support anyone diagnosed with cancer. From the day of diagnosis patients of the Center are considered survivors and the staff focuses on providing a comprehensive approach to care including tending to the medical, physical, emotional, and psychological needs of each and every patient.
The Public Invited as Evangelical Hospice Celebrates 25 Years of Caring
Evangelical Hospice has been providing end of life care since 1989 and this year are celebrating that 25 year milestone with an Anniversary Celebration being held on September 18, 2014, from 5-7 pm. The event, being held in the Apple Conference Rooms of Evangelical Community Hospital, is open to the public and to all Hospice friends and family who have been touched by Hospice through use of the service, volunteering, employment, support, or interest.