Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Registered Nurse Recruitment Fair
On Thursday, June 2, 2016, Evangelical Community Hospital, a non-profit Hospital located at One Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA, is holding a Registered Nurse Recruitment Fair. The fair will be open from 7-9 am, 11 am-1 pm, and 4-6 pm in Apple Conference Rooms B & C, located at the rear of the O’Keefe Dining Room.
Evangelical’s BioDex Equipment Assists in Concussion Assessment
According to University of Pittsburgh Neurosurgery, in the United States, athletes suffer from roughly 300,000 concussions every year.
For parents, athletes, coaches, and others involved with youth athletics, Physical Therapy of Evangelical now offers a concussion management program. Targeted at athletes of middle school age and up, the program starts with a baseline screen before an athletic season begins using the technology of the BioDex Objective Balance Assessment Tool.
Evangelical Minimizes Environmental Footprint by Making Recycling a Priority
The trucks going to the local landfills are lighter these days since Evangelical Community Hospital, in partnership with Hometown Disposal, introduced single stream recycling at the facility that employs over 1,600 individuals.
Single stream recycling allows the facility to have its recyclable waste co-mingled into single containers removing the need to sort out plastics, cans, newspapers, magazines, and more. The implementation of this method allows the Hospital to recycle more products and waste than ever before. By using the single stream method more types of plastics are acceptable for recycling including #4, a common plastic used at Evangelical.
Evangelical’s Phlebotomy Team Presented Excellence Award
The Phlebotomy team was recently presented with the Team CHOICE Award at Evangelical Community Hospital.
The Team CHOICE Award recognizes departments 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.
Talk with the Doc: Evangelical’s Experts Discuss Concussion Management
When it comes to sports, there are different mechanisms that can cause a concussion in an athlete. These include: player to player, player to field and head to head. If you are a parent of an athlete, a coach, or an athletic mentor, knowing what a concussion is and when to seek medical treatment are vital to the promotion of safe play.
Talk with the Doc: Osteoporosis Panel Talks About Bone Health
Nearly 54 million Americans are at risk of developing osteoporosis according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteoporosis can sneak up people, but not if individuals are informed of the signs and symptoms, screened on a regular basis, and make changes now to protect bone health for tomorrow. To aid in that goal, Evangelical Community Hospital is offering a Talk with the Doc focused on all aspects of osteoporosis.
Bestselling Author Delivers Lecture on Healthcare with a Humanistic Care Core
Abraham Verghese, MD, bestselling Author of Cutting for Stone, My Own Country, and The Tennis Partner, presented the 7th Annual Fasano Lecture to a full-capacity crowd on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at the Trout Auditorium on the Bucknell University campus. The event is held each year by Evangelical Community Hospital through gifts provided in memory of Charles P. Fasano, DO, who passed away in 2009.