Newsmakers

John Devine, DO, FACP, Earns Certified Physician Executive Designation

December 18, 2018 | Newsmakers

John Devine, DO, FACP, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Evangelical Community Hospital, recently earned the Certified Physician Executive (CPE) designation from the American Association for Physician Leadership®. Read More

John Devine, DO, FACP, Earns Certified Physician Executive Designation

Scott Dewire, LBBP, Named Director of Supply Chain Services at Evangelical

December 17, 2018 | Newsmakers

Scott Dewire, LBBP, of Mifflinburg, has been named Director of Supply Chain Services at Evangelical Community Hospital. Read More

Scott Dewire, LBBP, Named Director of Supply Chain Services at Evangelical

Evangelical’s Surgical Services Receive 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

December 11, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce its Outpatient Surgical Services team—including anesthesia, central sterile, one day surgery, operating room, pre-admission care, post-anesthesia care unit, surgical providers, and Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center— have been named 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award® winners. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing healthcare organizations that have achieved high performance in patient experience. Read More

Evangelical’s Surgical Services Receive 2018 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award

Evangelical Community Hospital Welcomes New Gastroenterologist

December 07, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new physician to Gastroenterology of Evangelical. Nicholas Inverso, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist, will join the Lewisburg practice located at 90 Medical Park Drive, on January 14, 2019, and is accepting new patients. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Welcomes New Gastroenterologist

Evangelical Community Hospital Receives Interventional Cardiology Reaccreditation

December 06, 2018 | Newsmakers

Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty based in Pittsburgh, has granted reaccreditation to the Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program at Evangelical Community Hospital. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Receives Interventional Cardiology Reaccreditation

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces 2019 Board Leadership

November 21, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital has announced new board appointments and re-elections. John Meckley, Esq., has been re-elected to the Class of 2021 Board of Directors and will serve in the capacity of Chair until 2019. R. Brooks Gronlund has been re-elected Vice Chair of the Board until 2019. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces 2019 Board Leadership

Evangelical Welcomes New Family Medicine Physician in Milton

October 24, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new family medicine physician at its Family Medicine of Evangelical-Milton practice. Brian Michaluk, DO, joins Ray Douglas, MD, and will begin at the practice, located at 946 Carpenter Road, on November 4, 2018. Dr. Michaluk is accepting new patients. Read More

Evangelical Welcomes New Family Medicine Physician in Milton

Evangelical’s Rehabilitation Team Presented Excellence Award

October 08, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital’s inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation experts, including Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, and Occupational Therapy was recently awarded the Team CHOICE Award for the first quarter in fiscal year 2019. Read More

Evangelical’s Rehabilitation Team Presented Excellence Award

OB/GYN of Evangelical Welcomes New Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Allison McOwen, DO

September 24, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Allison McOwen, DO, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, to OB/GYN of Evangelical, who will begin seeing patients starting in October. Read More

OB/GYN of Evangelical Welcomes New Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Allison McOwen, DO

Evangelical Community Hospital Mentors and Supports Newly Graduated Registered Nurses

September 13, 2018 | Newsmakers

Several graduate nursing students recently took part in Evangelical’s Building A Safe Environment (BASE) class. The program is held each year for new and recently hired graduate RNs (nurses who have completed their education but are new to the profession of nursing). Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Mentors and Supports Newly Graduated Registered Nurses

Evangelical Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing & Health Career Scholarship Awardees

August 01, 2018 | Newsmakers

A catered lunch reception was recently held at Evangelical Community Hospital for students who were awarded nursing and health career scholarships through the Hospital’s scholarship program. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing & Health Career Scholarship Awardees

Palliative Medicine of Evangelical Announces Director, Expands Hours

July 26, 2018 | Newsmakers

Starting August 1, 2018, Palliative Medicine of Evangelical, located in the Professional Office Building on the Evangelical Community Hospital campus, will begin seeing patients Monday through Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm. Read More

Palliative Medicine of Evangelical Announces Director, Expands Hours

B. James Connolly, MD, Named Medical Director of Emergency Services at Evangelical Community Hospital

July 13, 2018 | Newsmakers

B. James Connolly, MD, has been named as Medical Director of Emergency Services effective July 1, 2018. He replaces Michael Donegan, DO, FACEP, who has served in this position for over 20 years. Read More

B. James Connolly, MD, Named Medical Director of Emergency Services at Evangelical Community Hospital

PRIME - Creating Spaces Based on Shared Vision

July 11, 2018 | Newsmakers

In June, staff members, providers, patient advocates, board members, and leaders were invited to take tours of a mocked-up patient room and bathroom as proposed for the Patient Room Improvement Modernization and Enhancement (PRIME) project that is slated to begin construction in the coming months. Read More

PRIME - Creating Spaces Based on Shared Vision

Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center Achieves Reaccreditation

June 28, 2018 | Newsmakers

The Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center (EASC), located on the campus of Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, has achieved reaccreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes the EASC from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Read More

Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center Achieves Reaccreditation

Hospice Compare Site Helps Consumers Choose End-of-Life Care

June 26, 2018 | Newsmakers

Hospice of Evangelical, a program of Evangelical Community Hospital, scores higher than the national average according to the Hospice Compare site and consistently has consistently high ranks in all categories. Read More

Hospice Compare Site Helps Consumers Choose End-of-Life Care

Evangelical Community Hospital Recognized With Quality Achievement Awards For Stroke Care

June 18, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Primary Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Recognized With Quality Achievement Awards For Stroke Care

Evangelical Laboratories Reaccredited by the College of American Pathologists

May 03, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital’s main laboratory and the oncology/pathology laboratory located at 75 Medical Park, Lewisburg, have earned reaccreditation from The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading organization that serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. Read More

Evangelical Laboratories Reaccredited by the College of American Pathologists

Evangelical’s The Family Place Team Presented Excellence Award

April 18, 2018 | Newsmakers

The Family Place team, Evangelical’s obstetric unit, was recently presented with the Team CHOICE Award at Evangelical Community Hospital. Read More

Evangelical’s The Family Place Team Presented Excellence Award

Evangelical Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics by Women’s Choice

April 10, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital was recently named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics by Women’s Choice, a consumer advisory group directed toward women. Read More

Evangelical Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopaedics by Women’s Choice

Evangelical Announces Major Addition for Enhanced Patient Care

March 27, 2018 | Newsmakers

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Evangelical Community Hospital announced its intention to take on a $72 million construction project, the largest in the history of the Hospital. Read More

Evangelical Announces Major Addition for Enhanced Patient Care

Teresa K. Swenson Named Associate Vice President of Surgery

March 08, 2018 | Newsmakers

Teresa K. Swenson, MBA, BSH, CCRP, RT (R)(CT)(ARRT), has been named Associate Vice President of Surgery at Evangelical Community Hospital. Read More

Teresa K. Swenson Named Associate Vice President of Surgery

Evangelical Welcomes New Endocrinologist, Michael Adler, MD, FACE

March 06, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new endocrinologist, Michael Adler, MD, FACE. He will be the lead practitioner of the newly introduced Endocrinology of Evangelical. Read More

Evangelical Welcomes New Endocrinologist, Michael Adler, MD, FACE

Advanced Practitioners Join Evangelical’s Care Teams

March 02, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg has added several new advanced practitioners to its roster of medical experts. Read More

Advanced Practitioners Join Evangelical’s Care Teams

Evangelical Community Hospital Earns Commission on Cancer Accreditation

January 08, 2018 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital earned a full, three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Earns Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Evangelical’s Selinsgrove Imaging Center Team Presented Excellence Award

December 19, 2017 | Newsmakers

The Selinsgrove Imaging Center team was recently presented with the Team CHOICE Award at Evangelical Community Hospital. Kendra Aucker, President and CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital, along with other members of the leadership team, presented the team the award at the Selinsgrove location. Read More

Evangelical’s Selinsgrove Imaging Center Team Presented Excellence Award

Evangelical Welcomes New Pathologist

December 05, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome a new pathologist, Jennifer G. Pryor, MD, to the Hospital’s Pathology Group. Read More

Evangelical Welcomes New Pathologist

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Board Leadership

November 15, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital has announced new board appointments and re-elections. John Meckley, Esq. has been elected as the Chair of the Board of Directors until 2019. R. Brooks Gronlund has been elected Vice Chair of the Board until 2019 and has been re-elected to the Class of 2020. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Board Leadership

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine Department Earns Nuclear Medicine Reaccreditation

October 30, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine department recently earned a three-year reaccreditation in both Nuclear Cardiology, PET/CT Oncology, and General Nuclear Medicine by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine Department Earns Nuclear Medicine Reaccreditation

Rebecca Boop, RN, MSN, Named Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety at Evangelical Community Hospital

October 19, 2017 | Newsmakers

Rebecca Boop, RN, MSN, has been named Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety at Evangelical Community Hospital and began her duties in October. Read More

Rebecca Boop, RN, MSN, Named Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety at Evangelical Community Hospital

Evangelical Community Hospital Mentors and Supports New Registered Nurses

September 15, 2017 | Newsmakers

Several graduate nursing students recently took part in Evangelical’s Building A Safe Environment (BASE) class. The program is held each year for new and recently hired graduate RNs (nurses who have completed their education, but are new to the profession of nursing). Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Mentors and Supports New Registered Nurses

Kevin McNamara, MD, Joins Evangelical as Emergency Medicine Physician

September 15, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Kevin McNamara, MD, to the Emergency Medicine staff. Dr. McNamara began at Evangelical Community Hospital in August. Read More

Kevin McNamara, MD, Joins Evangelical as Emergency Medicine Physician

Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, MD, Joins Evangelical as Hospitalist

September 12, 2017 | Newsmakers

Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, MD, Hospitalist, to the staff. Dr. Lancaster-Mar Fan joined Evangelical’s team of Hospitalists on July 31, 2017. Read More

Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, MD, Joins Evangelical as Hospitalist

Evangelical’s Stephanie Zechman, Named Director of EMSO Operations – Medicine Specialties

August 23, 2017 | Newsmakers

Stephanie Zechman has been named Director of Evangelical Medical Services Organization (EMSO) Operations – Medicine Specialties and began her duties in July. Read More

Evangelical’s Stephanie Zechman, Named Director of EMSO Operations – Medicine Specialties

Benjamin Keyser, DO, Vascular Surgeon, Joins Evangelical’s Heart and Vascular Center

August 17, 2017 | Newsmakers

The Heart and Vascular Center of Evangelical welcomes Benjamin Keyser, DO, to the vascular team. Dr. Keyser is a vascular surgeon and will begin seeing patients in September. Read More

Benjamin Keyser, DO, Vascular Surgeon, Joins Evangelical’s Heart and Vascular Center

Daria Lin Keyser, DO, General Surgeon, Joins the Surgical Specialists of Evangelical

August 17, 2017 | Newsmakers

Surgical Specialists of Evangelical welcomes Daria Lin Keyser, DO, to the surgical team. Dr. Keyser is a general surgeon and will begin seeing patients in September. Read More

Daria Lin Keyser, DO, General Surgeon, Joins the Surgical Specialists of Evangelical

Anthony Ragusea, PsyD, MSCP, ABPP, Joins Psychology of Evangelical

August 07, 2017 | Newsmakers

Psychology of Evangelical welcomes Anthony Ragusea, PsyD, MSCP, ABPP, psychologist to its staff. He will begin seeing patients in mid-August at the practice located in Suite 204 of The Professional Office Building on the Hospital campus. Read More

Anthony Ragusea, PsyD, MSCP, ABPP, Joins Psychology of Evangelical

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Leadership Structure

August 03, 2017 | Newsmakers

After careful review and assessment of the future of healthcare trends for the area’s medical needs, Evangelical Community Hospital has announced a new leadership structure to strengthen its organizational framework. The new 2018 fiscal year saw several promotions and the fulfillment of the vacant Chief Operating Officer position. Read More

Evangelical Community Hospital Announces Leadership Structure

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

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

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 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