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Evangelical’s Imaging Services Earns Breast MRI and CT Scan Reaccreditations

July 13, 2017 | What’s Happening

Two of Evangelical Community Hospital’s key imaging services recently earned reaccreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR). ACR accreditation is the gold standard in medical imaging. Read More

Evangelical’s Imaging Services Earns Breast MRI and CT Scan Reaccreditations

Evangelical Community Health and Wellness Offers Same Great Services at New Location

July 12, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Health and Wellness has announced its new location on the Evangelical Community Hospital Campus. As of July 25, 2017, the health and wellness department will be located in Suite 116 and Suite 120 on the first floor of the Professional Office Building, the multi-level, brick building across from the Big Lots plaza that runs parallel to Hospital Drive. Read More

Evangelical Community Health and Wellness Offers Same Great Services at New Location

New Orthopaedic and Physical Therapy Location at Miller Center for Recreation Wellness

July 10, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of a new orthopaedics office and physical therapy space at the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness. Evangelical staff will begin seeing patients at this location on Monday, July 17, 2017. Read More

New Orthopaedic and Physical Therapy Location at Miller Center for Recreation Wellness

Evangelical Community Hospital Introduces Newly Revamped Website

July 06, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital has unveiled a revamped website for the Hospital and its practices, services, and programs at www.evanhospital.com. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Introduces Newly Revamped Website

Evangelical Invites Golfers and Sponsors to Take Part in 31st Annual Golf Classic Event

June 30, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital will host its 31st Golf Classic Event on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club. Read More

Evangelical Invites Golfers and Sponsors to Take Part in 31st Annual Golf Classic Event

Tamara Persing, Chief Nursing Officer Named Fellow of APIC

June 30, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Tamara F. Persing, RN, BSN, MS, CIC, FAPIC, Chief Nursing Officer, has been named a fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Read More

Tamara Persing, Chief Nursing Officer Named Fellow of APIC

John Pfeifer, MD, Joins Evangelical as Interventional Cardiologist

May 31, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes John Pfeifer, MD, of Bloomsburg to the interventional cardiology team. Dr. Pfeifer began at the Heart and Vascular Center of Evangelical in April providing general cardiology services and will begin providing interventional cardiology services in July. Read More

Community Health and Wellness to Hold Free Bike Helmet Giveaway and Safety Program

May 17, 2017 | What’s Happening

Wearing properly-fitted, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulated helmets can reduce the risk of head injuries by at least 45 percent – yet less than half of children 14 and under usually wear a bike helmet. Read More

Community Health and Wellness to Hold Free Bike Helmet Giveaway and Safety Program

National Senior Health and Fitness Day Being Held Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 17, 2017 | What’s Happening

This 24th annual event is the largest of its kind held for older adults. It is designed to provide an overview of resources available in the local community to keep older Americans healthy and fit. Read More

Strokes for Stroke Held at Evangelical Community Hospital

May 08, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital hosted a Strokes for Stroke event put on by the American Heart Association on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Read More

Jersey Mike’s Raises Over $7,000 for Evangelical Community Health and Wellness

May 08, 2017 | Community Support

Lewisburg, PA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, held a Month of Giving that included a Day of Giving event where 100% of sales were dedicated to giving back to the local community. The franchise, owned by Matt and Kristie Patterson with operating partner, Tim Miller, chose Evangelical Community Health and Wellness as the recipient of those funds. Read More

 Jersey Mike’s Raises Over $7,000 for Evangelical Community Health and Wellness

Evangelical Community Hospital to Permanently Close Fitness Center

May 08, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Fitness Center will be permanently closing on June 30, 2017, ending all gym-related services. Read More

Celebrating Those Who Choose Nursing and the Business of Caring for People

May 04, 2017 | From Our Professionals

As the new Chief Nursing Officer at Evangelical Community Hospital, I am fortunate to inherit a cadre of excellent nursing professionals. Together as a team, we are able to deliver care to patients in a way that impacts their lives, whether they are coming to the Hospital for testing, experiencing an emergency, or need a longer term stay for medical attention. Read More

Lunch Creates Connection for Evangelical Community Hospital and Girls on the Run

April 28, 2017 | Community Support

Kendra Aucker, Evangelical Community Hospital President and CEO, had a unique opportunity to have lunch with Cassidy Kibler and Tori Ross and their leader, Leslie Imhoof, of Girls on the Run® (GOTR) Greater Susquehanna Valley to discuss their involvement with the GOTR program. Read More

Volunteers Recognized at Evangelical Community Hospital

April 28, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital has 232 active volunteers on the rolls, including one superhero who visits kids, and some furry friends and their owners who bring their special type of comfort to patients and visitors. Read More

Evangelical's Pre-Admission Care Team Presented Excellence Award

April 19, 2017 | Newsmakers

The Pre-Admission Care 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. Read More

Evangelical's Pre-Admission Care Team Presented Excellence Award

2017 Fasano Lecture - Medical Expert Speaks on "To Do No Harm-Can We Do It?"

April 12, 2017 | What’s Happening

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, will deliver this year's Fasano Memorial lecture entitled, "To Do No Harm—Can We Do It?" Read More

2017 Fasano Lecture - Medical Expert Speaks on

When Back Pain May Not Be Back Pain

April 05, 2017 | From Our Professionals

Many patients come to an orthopaedic specialist for back pain only to find out, in some cases, the source of discomfort is not the spine or its mechanics. Read More

Pain Medicine of Evangelical Opens at West Branch Medical Center

March 28, 2017 | What’s Happening

Pain Medicine of Evangelical is officially open to and accepting patients at its new location inside of the Evangelical Community Hospital’s West Branch Medical Center, Lewisburg. The Center, which opened in November of 2016, houses Evangelical’s Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine, Diabetes Center, Bariatric Center, as well as a family medicine practice and Urgent Care of Evangelical. Read More

Renowned Speaker Lectures on Avoiding Burnout with Evangelical Employees

March 28, 2017 | What’s Happening

Dike Drummond, MD, visited Evangelical Community Hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to hold several sessions on the understanding, prevention, and treatment of burnout with Evangelical employees. Read More

Renowned Speaker Lectures on Avoiding Burnout with Evangelical Employees

Donna Schuck Earns CFRE Certification, Gold Standard for Fundraising Executives

March 21, 2017 | Newsmakers

Donna Schuck, Associate Vice President/Chief Development Officer at Evangelical Community Hospital, has successfully attained the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification. Read More

Phillip Peterson, MD, Joins Evangelical as Emergency Medicine Physician

March 16, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Philip Peterson, MD, to the emergency medicine staff. Dr. Peterson began at Evangelical Community Hospital in January. Read More

Evangelical Gala Raises Over $100,000 in Support of Evangelical’s Community Outreach Services

March 15, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital’s signature celebration, the Evangelical Gala, was held on Saturday, March 11, 2017, and raised approximately $105,000 during the Las Vegas themed event. Read More

Evangelical Names New Chief Nursing Officer

March 15, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital has named Tamara F. Persing, RN, BSN, MS, as the organization’s Chief Nursing Officer effective April 10, 2017. Mrs. Persing previously served at Evangelical in various roles from 1986 until 2009. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Acquires Central Penn Interventional Pain Medicine – Welcomes Dr. Abla-Yao and Staff

February 24, 2017 | What’s Happening

Evangelical Community Hospital has acquired the practice of Central Penn Interventional Pain Medicine (CPIPM) in Williamsport. With the acquisition, Shiyi Abla-Yao, MD, lead practitioner of CPIPM, joins the Evangelical family of physicians. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Acquires Central Penn Interventional Pain Medicine – Welcomes Dr. Abla-Yao and Staff

Palliative Medicine and Hospice: How They Differ But Strive for the Same Goal

February 17, 2017 | From Our Professionals

As care evolves for those experiencing chronic conditions, many patients ask, what’s the difference between palliative medicine and hospice care? Read More

Urgent Care of Evangelical Earns Certification from Urgent Care Association of America

February 15, 2017 | What’s Happening

Urgent Care of Evangelical, located at West Branch Medical Center, 7095 West Branch Highway, Lewisburg, has been awarded the Certified Urgent Care designation. Read More

A Ride-Along Encourages Walking – In Another Person’s Shoes

December 02, 2016 | From Our Professionals

The Evangelical Pre-Hospital Services team is responsible for life-sustaining treatments at the scene of an emergency and provide vital patient information to the Emergency Department before the patient arrives. Over the course of the past year, I was invited numerous times by members of this expert team to work a shift. Recently, I accepted the challenge, but with trepidation. Read More