Evangelical Community Hospital’s Nutritional Services Team Receives Award
The Nutritional Services team was recently presented with the Team CHOICE Award at Evangelical Community Hospital.
The Evangelical CHOICE Award recognizes teams within the Evangelical Community Hospital family of facilities who uphold the highest standards of Communication, Hospitality, Ownership, Integrity, Confidentiality, and Empathy. The award is given quarterly to a department out of nominations received from employees and managers.
Kendra Aucker Named President and CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital
The board of directors of Evangelical Community Hospital has appointed Kendra Aucker as President and CEO of the Hospital, taking over for Michael O’Keefe, who announced his retirement after nearly 25 years of service with the hospital, a decade of which was in the CEO position.
Evangelical Community Health and Wellness to Hold Bike Helmet Safety Program
Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries, and at least 10,000 kids have injuries that require a few days in the hospital. One such injury is head injury, which can mean brain injury. Wearing a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulated bicycle helmet can reduce the chances of your child experiencing a head injury during a fall.
Drs. Blakeslee and Rice Now Located at Neurology of Evangelical Location
Mark Blakeslee, DO, Neurologist, is moving his office location to Suite 212 in the Professional Office Building of Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, Pa. He is partnering with John Rice, MD, Neurologist, in the newly formed Neurology of Evangelical practice. Any patient appointments previously scheduled with Dr. Blakeslee at Suite 204 in the Professional Office Building, Lewisburg, should report to the new location starting May 18, 2015.
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Managing Symptoms and Lifestyle Key to Active Living
For 1.5 million people in the United States, the debilitating pain of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a reality that is lived with daily. Of that number, nearly three times as many women have the disease as men and for those women the symptoms begin between the ages of 30 and 60, with men showing signs later in life.
Evangelical Hospice Moves Location
Evangelical Hospice has announced its new location as 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, Pa. All Hospice activities previously scheduled at the 130 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, facility will now be held at the new location starting Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
Robert Davis, DO, FACC, Joins Evangelical’s Cardiovascular Team
Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Davis, DO, FACC, Cardiologist, to the cardiovascular team. He joins Petra Lynch, MD, Cardiologist, Anuradha Tunuguntla, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist, Christopher Brancato, MD, Cardiologist, and Todd Stefan, MD, FACS, RPVI, Vascular Surgeon at the Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center.
Evangelical’s Douglas Spotts, MD, Appointed to Pennsylvania PCMH Advisory Council
LEWISBURG, PA – Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services has announced that Douglas A. Spotts, MD, FAAFP, of Family Medical Care of Lewisburg, has been appointed to the state’s first Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Advisory Council. He was appointed along with William Warning, MD, Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Family Medicine Residency Program Director.
Evangelical’s Dr. Eager Delivers Spinal Fusion Using A New Device
For Matthew Eager, MD, orthopaedic surgeon with SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, his options for spine treatment have grown. Last fall, the FDA approved a new device from Zimmer called the Optio-C® Anterior Cervical System and Dr. Eager was one of the first in the nation to use the surgical option to relieve pain for one of his patients.
National Senior Health and Fitness Day Being Held Thursday, May 28th
National Senior Health and Fitness Day will be held from 9 am-noon on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Ridgecrest Court on the campus of RiverWoods Senior Living Community, 270 Ridgecrest Circle, Lewisburg. Evangelical Community Hospital is hosting the event, which has generously been sponsored by PPL Corporation.