Evangelical’s Frank Orzolek Presented Facility Engineering Award
Longtime employee of Evangelical Community Hospital, Frank Orzolek, Utilities Engineer, was presented with The Donald M. Sauerman Award at the annual Pennsylvania Society for Health Facility Engineering (PSHFE) conference held in Harrisburg, Pa. recently. The Sauerman award honors facility engineers in Pennsylvania who have made outstanding contributions to the field of health facility or biomedical engineering.
Cookin’ Men Event Serves Up Breast Cancer Awareness at a New Venue
Evangelical Community Hospital is celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Cookin’ Men, an event where local celebrity men come together to turn up the heat on breast cancer awareness by creating culinary delights for people to enjoy while raising funds to support The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health.
Hospice of Evangelical Welcomes New Volunteers and Staff
Hospice of Evangelical recently held a volunteer training on September 14, 15, and 16, 2015 for those interested in giving their time and assisting with end of life care and comfort for families throughout the Susquehanna Valley.
Evangelical Pulmonary Rehabilitation Graduates 500th Patient
August saw a milestone for Evangelical Community Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation when Norman Gundrum of Lewisburg became the 500th patient to graduate from the program. Greater than the milestone though was the fact that through his twice weekly visits, Norman took control of his Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Pulmonary Hypertension diagnosis.
Evangelical Introduces Hospital to Home Program
Evangelical Community Hospital is introducing the Hospital to Home program which helps patients transition from the Hospital to home after a procedure. This cost-free service ensures the best possible scenario for a successful recovery.
Talk with the Doc: Panel of Experts Discuss Weight Loss Struggles and Surgeries
According to the most recent data, two states have adult obesity rates above 35 percent, 20 states have rates at or above 30 percent. Pennsylvania sits right at 30% according to The State of Obesity a collaborative project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Evangelical Community Hospital Given A- Rating From Standard and Poors
Standard & Poor’s Rating Services ("S&P"), a leading provider of credit ratings, research and, analytics, recently raised its rating on Union County Hospital Authority, Pa’s hospital revenue debt, issued for Evangelical Community Hospital, to A- with a stable outlook from BBB+.
Hospice of Evangelical Offers “Life After Loss” Group Support
Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy and that’s why Evangelical Hospice and Community Health Wellness are offering a six-week educational bereavement group called, “Life After Loss.” The program helps participants learn coping techniques to deal with grief and loss - attendance at all six classes is strongly encouraged. Anyone age 18 or older who has experienced the loss of a loved one is invited to attend. Facilitated by Christine Gessner, MSW, Hospice of Evangelical, the program is most effective for those who have been living with loss for longer than six months.